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Dr. Rebecca Odom-Bartel

Computer Science

Dr. Odom-Bartel was one of the founders of the WiSE Initiative housed within the Graduate School at the University of Alabama. Her academic and research interest includes how to use instructional technology to further promote civic engagement. She has also done extensive research on developing mentorship and communities of support for under-represented students. Read more about Dr. Rebecca Odom-Bartel

In The News: UA to help bring computer sciences to Alabama high schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.  The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help the Pathways for Alabama Computer Science Initiative expand computer science education… Read more

Sources: Yellowhammer, The Tuscaloosa News

UA Researchers Recognized for First Awards

More than 80 members of the faculty and staff were honored for receiving their first externally funded research award at The University of Alabama during the past academic year. Read more

In The News: UA receives grant to train math-based students to be future computer science teachers

Governor Kay Ivey is pushing computer science in her new education plan. The University of Alabama is on board with that initiative. The school just got a $300,000 grant to train math based students to be future computer science teachers. A UA professor says three of the top six jobs… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham), Tuscaloosa News, NBC 12 (Montgomery) , WAFF-NBC (Huntsville), WTVM 9 (Columbus, Georgia)