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Computer science programs growing in AL    /  WTVM 9 (Columbus, Georgia)

Computer science can affect many parts of your life, including the app on your phone or the car you drive. Gov. Kay Ivey is advocating for more computer science classes…


Source: WTVM 9 (Columbus, Georgia)    /    Published: August 14, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Computer science department grows with technology    /  Crimson White

The UA department of computer science has about 250 undergraduate students, but Jeff Gray, a professor in the department, said the department believes the number could be higher.  Gray said…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: April 12, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA hosts event to honor high school women in IT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –The University of Alabama and the National Center for Women and Information Technology will recognize high school women from across Alabama who have achieved success within the IT…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 5, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

UA Holds K-12 Robotics Competition    /  UA News

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students from across the state will put their computer programming skills to the test at the annual Alabama Robotics Competition April 7.


Author: Alana Norris and Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 4, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA student technology advances outside of research    /  Crimson White

Four students on campus have come together to create an accessible combination of technology and sports to improve players’ softball and baseball game, originally thanks to the UA Emerging Scholars…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 19, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Four robots that aim to teach your kids to code    /  Associated Press

You’ve seen apps and toys that promise to teach your child to code. Now enter the robots. At the CES electronics show in January, coding robots came out in force. One…


Source: Associated Press    /    Published: February 14, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Students Help Salvation Army With Innovative Software    /  UA News

By Adam Jones With the millions of letters he receives each year, let’s hope old Saint Nick has something this nifty. A senior project by three computer science students at […]


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA to help expand computer science education    /  Fox 6 (Birmingham)

These teachers were at the University of Alabama for the 2017 Alabama Teachers Computer Science Summit, learning about how to bring a new advanced placement computer science course into classrooms. Statistics…


Source: Fox 6 (Birmingham)    /    Published: November 2, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

UA’s Impact on Computer Science in K-12 Continues with Google’s Help    /  UA News

More than 70 high school teachers from across Alabama will participate in a two-day computer science workshop Oct. 27-28 at The University of Alabama.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: October 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

Event connects students, faculty, research and pizza    /  Crimson White

Students and professors gathered in Gorgas Library on Monday to munch and meet. The event, called “Pizza and Professors” connected students and professors with pizza and potential research partners. The event…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 28, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, 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.