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UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — More than 350 students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 5 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition. The competition, which is in its fourth year, is hosted by the UA […]


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 31, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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World Wide Web’s 25th Birthday    /  WVUA TV

Today is the world wide web’s 25th birthday. The Internet innovation that is used daily by so many Americans has now reached a quarter century, but how have our lives…


Source: WVUA TV    /    Published: March 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA Professor to Help Group Promote Computer-Science Education    /  UA News

Dr. Jeff Gray, a University of Alabama associate professor of computer science, has been invited to serve on Code.org’s Education Advisory Council.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama found lacking in computer science students    /  WBRC Fox 6

With more job opportunities than any other college major these days, computer science is hot. The Bureau of Labor says there will be up to 800,000 new jobs in this…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: May 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

More than 350 students from third graders to seniors in high school from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 6 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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2013 Alabama Robotics Competition set for April 6 at UA    /  AL.com

More than 350 students from all over the state of Alabama will compete in the 2013 Alabama Robotics Competition at the University of Alabama on April 6. Competing students range…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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

Continuing efforts to introduce computer science to high school students, a $1 million grant was awarded to The University of Alabama to train teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA working to increase high school interest in computer science    /  AL.com

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1 million to grant to the University of Alabama to help improve interest in computer science among high school students. Beginning in…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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A reboot in recruiting women into computer science    /  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Cassidy Lamm, who grew up loving Disney movies like The Lion King, hopes to help create the next generation of animated films. When she checked into the credentials of current…


Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education    /    Published: October 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, 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.