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Alabama’s New High School for Cyber Technology Officially Open    /  AL.com

Gov. Kay Ivey officially opened the new Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering in Huntsville today calling it a “testimony to our (state’s) commitment to being innovative in every way.”


Source: AL.com    /    Published: September 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

Building A LEGACY of Computer Science Inclusivity

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 19 percent increase in computer science jobs by 2026. Yet, according to computerscience.org, only about 20 percent of professionals in the field are women. With forward-thinking, inclusive programming, The University of Alabama College of Engineering seeks to introduce more young women, particularly those of color, to computer science.


Author: Brinkley Pearce    /    Published: July 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students    /    Features:     

Dr. Jeff Gray Named as Member of Inaugural IEEE Distinguished Contributors

Dr. Jeff Gray, director of the Randall Research Scholars Program and a professor in the UA College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, has been named an inaugural Distinguished Contributor…


Author: Trudeau Livaudais    /    Published: May 4, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:   ,   

UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science    /  UA News

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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New Director of the Randall Research Scholars Program    /  Honors College

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering, has been chosen as the new director of the Randall Research Scholars…


Source: Honors College    /    Published: May 24, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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Robotics Contest Awardee Returns to UA 9 Years Later as a Freshman    /  UA News

In 2011, third grader Mary Virginia McKinley competed in UA’s first-ever robotics competition. Now she is studying computer science.


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: November 12, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools    /  UA News

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.


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: June 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Computer Science professor discusses bringing technology to the classroom (live interview)    /  WVUA

Dr. Jeff Gray is a professor in the department of computer science at The University of Alabama and a member of the software engineering group. He is a National Science…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 18, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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SCHOOL NEWS: September 29, 2019    /  The Tuscaloosa News

During the summer, Kaylin Hughes, a junior from Central High School, was one of 40 girls in the state of Alabama who participated in the 2019 National Science Foundation LEGACY…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 1, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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New law expands computer science in all Alabama schools    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Within the next couple of years, every elementary, middle and high school in Alabama will offer computer science classes, giving students exposure to a field that is growing every day…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 5, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    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.