Research, Scholarship and Creative Work

McWhorter Fund for Excellence Grants

The Earlon McWhorter ’68 and Betty McWhorter Fund for Excellence (McWFFE) was established to “further collaboration between the major academic disciplines in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction,” specifically in the area of design-build. The 2021 cycle is expected to open in late Fall 2021.


2020 Awardees

David Hinson, Mike Hosey, Mackenzie Stagg, and Betsy Garcia
Home Energy Performance

Junshan Liu and Gorham Bird
Realizing Alabama’s Rosenwald Schools, Phase II: BIM + Digitally Printed Modeling

April Simons and David Kennedy
Mass Timber Portable Solar Kiln