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Computer Science Course Draws in Arts Students    /  Product Design and Development

Last December, the College Board launcheda new Advanced Placement (AP) course designed to teach Computer Science Principles (CSP). The course, developed with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), intends…


Source: Product Design and Development    /    Published: March 11, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA Computer Science Professor Honored as Distinguished Educator    /  UA News

A University of Alabama professor of computer science is one of 49 scientists, engineers and educators recently named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Computer science instruction to get boost    /  The Decatur Daily

Per capita, Huntsville has one of the highest concentrations of software developers in the nation, said Jeff Gray, a computer science professor at the University of Alabama. But a majority…


Source: The Decatur Daily    /    Published: December 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA Professor Leads Statewide Effort to Teach Computer Science in Elementary Schools    /  UA News

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a series of workshops around Alabama that introduces computer science to elementary-school classrooms.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 2, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Cassidy Lamm met Lauren Lambert in her high school freshman English class in Huntsville, Alabama. The two became fast friends, taking most of the same classes and even taking leadership…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: October 31, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Teachers go back to school to learn computer coding    /  WBHM ABC 33/40

Computer science is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. The same goes for here in Alabama.  In fact, computer science and coding is being offered as a…


Source: WBHM ABC 33/40    /    Published: June 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama professor’s free course trains high school teachers    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A University of Alabama computer science professor will lead a free, online course this summer to train high school teachers from across the nation in a new computer-science course and…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: May 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Google Grant Helps UA Professor Offer Online Training to Teachers Nationwide    /  UA News

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course this summer to train high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Students Come to UA for Robotics Contest    /  WVUA TV

Hundreds of students from all over Alabama got to take part in a robotics competition. The action got underway today at the Bryant Conference Center. Around 350 students from third…


Source: WVUA TV    /    Published: April 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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Students program robots in statewide competition    /  Crimson White

This weekend, The University of Alabama will host the Alabama Robotics Competition, an event open to K-12 students. The competition will involve programming robots to navigate a series of obstacle…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: April 3, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, 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.