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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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Science summer camps aim to create new technology developers    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Many students know how to use technology, but that is not enough in today’s world. “We want to create technology developers, not just technology users,” said Dr. Jeff Gray, an associate…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 26, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Robot Programming Competition    /  UA News

More than 100 elementary and high-school students from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 21 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering to Host Summer Programs for Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s department of computer science will host a series of camps this summer for students interested in the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 13, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Computer Science Students Win Regional Programming Contest    /  UA News

A team of three University of Alabama students won a regional computer programming contest, beating out 21 other teams from six universities in writing software programs to solve problems.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Engineering Hosts Robotics Training Workshop for High-School Teachers    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a robotics training workshop for Alabama K-12 teachers at Central High School in Tuscaloosa Saturday, Nov. 12. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of opportunities in computer science and technology through the exciting context of robotics programming.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 11, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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CS department to partner with College Board    /  Crimson White

The University of Alabama was selected as one of the top 10 universities to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to help with creating a new AP…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: August 3, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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Google Awards UA Computer Science Grant    /  UA News

Google recently awarded Dr. Jeff Gray, associate professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, a $15,000 grant to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July 25-27.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    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.