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UA Computer Science Professor Honored as Distinguished Educator

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.

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Ceremonies

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

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

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.

Thanksgiving Week Brings Driving Dangers, According to UA Study

Automobile crashes caused by deer, alcohol and bad weather are more common during the week of Thanksgiving than the rest of the year, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.

UA Student to Attend U.N. Climate Change Talks in Peru

The American Chemical Society selected eight students nationwide, including a University of Alabama senior, as representatives to attend the upcoming United Nations climate-change conference in Lima, Peru.

UA Doctoral Student Named Fellow by International Organization

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was named a fellow by the International Road Federation.

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.

Former NTSB Medical Officer to Speak in UA Lecture Series

Dr. Mitch Garber, a physician and engineer with more than 20 years of military and civilian experience in transportation accident investigation, will speak about the intersection of engineering and medicine as part of the Richard C. Bradt Lecture Series in The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

UA Hosts Second Year of Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher.

Engineering Professor to Receive UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2014 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award at an Oct. 24 ceremony.