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UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center

A strong partnership between The University of Alabama, Alabama Power Company and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center designed to meet the needs of…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA offers mental health training for police officers

Lt. Craig Parker supports an ongoing partnership with The University of Alabama. For the past six months, the UA School of Social Work and the Center for Advanced Public Safety…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 27, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach   

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The University of Alabama Announces Free App Week, Oct. 18-22

The University of Alabama is waiving application fees for domestic and international prospective students from Monday, Oct. 18, through Friday, Oct. 22.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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Tuscaloosa looking to create new technology-based jobs

Camgien is able to hire young talent coming out of The University of Alabama and surrounding schools to work on artificial intelligence and other technologies. Butler says the company has…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach   

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Signing In

UA researchers are developing a way for deaf and hard-of-hearing communities to interact with devices or smart environments using sign language.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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City of Champions

Over the past 13 years, Tuscaloosa has grown exponentially with an increasing student population and new businesses locating within the city limits. Camgian, a Starkville, Mississippi-based company, opened its Center…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Students,    /    Features:     

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Established in Alabama, Serving the Nation

Huntsville, Alabama, is known as the Rocket City, but that wouldn’t be possible without all the engineers who have flocked to the area as the industry has exploded over the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach,   

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Alabama IMaDE Manufactures Workforce

Manufacturing jobs have become a major staple in the state economy, and The University of Alabama is doing what it can to supply a pipeline of workers. In an effort…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students,    /    Features:     

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UA researchers work on robots to be used for police

Researchers at The University of Alabama are working on affordable robots that police could use to communicate with each other, or even with suspects. The National Science Foundation grant is…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    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.