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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion    /  Made in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

Student teaches, leads community    /  Crimson White

Classmates say that when senior David Phelps enters a room, he brings an energy unlike any other. Phelps has played in the African Drum Corp, visited Ghana, attended Well College…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Can Anything Be Done To Tornado-Proof A House?    /  NPR

Linda Wertheimer talks to Professor Andrew Graettinger of the University of Alabama about what can be to strengthen buildings and save lives when tornadoes strike. He was part of a…


Source: NPR    /    Published: May 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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Alabama found lacking in computer science students    /  WBRC Fox 6

With more job opportunities than any other college major these days, computer science is hot. The Bureau of Labor says there will be up to 800,000 new jobs in this…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: May 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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2013 Alabama Robotics Competition set for April 6 at UA    /  AL.com

More than 350 students from all over the state of Alabama will compete in the 2013 Alabama Robotics Competition at the University of Alabama on April 6. Competing students range…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA working to increase high school interest in computer science    /  AL.com

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1 million to grant to the University of Alabama to help improve interest in computer science among high school students. Beginning in…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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A reboot in recruiting women into computer science    /  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Cassidy Lamm, who grew up loving Disney movies like The Lion King, hopes to help create the next generation of animated films. When she checked into the credentials of current…


Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education    /    Published: October 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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Inaugural STEM-path students excited about opportunities    /  Manderson News

The students in the STEM path to the MBA — the self-proclaimed guinea pigs — seem to be satisfied after their first semester of experiments.In August 2011, the inaugural class…


Source: Manderson News    /    Published: August 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Science summer camps aim to create new technology developers    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Many students know how to use technology, but that is not enough in today’s world. “We want to create technology developers, not just technology users,” said Dr. Jeff Gray, an associate…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 26, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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CS department to partner with College Board    /  Crimson White

The University of Alabama was selected as one of the top 10 universities to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to help with creating a new AP…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: August 3, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.