Community Outreach

Nisi Shawl
Noted African American science fiction author Nisi Shawl to visit UAH

Sep 15 2017

Noted African American science fiction author Nisi Shawl will visit the campus of UAH next month.

ifest 2017
iFest 8 features 28 countries, music, games and food

Sep 11 2017

The sophistication of classical music will combine with the fiery vitality of Russian folk musical expression when the guitar and dance group Zingaresca performs at the free International Festival of North Alabama (iFest 8), being hosted for the eighth year by UAH on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University Fitness Center on the UAH Campus.

“Grounded” opens UAH Theatre’s new season

Aug 28 2017

UAH Theatre opens its 2017-2018 season in September with the Alabama premiere of "Grounded" by George Brant.

UAH Theatre
UAH Theatre offers five stage productions

Aug 23 2017

"Grounded," the story of a female fighter pilot reassigned to pilot military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, opens the 2017-18 season for UAH Theatre Sept. 13-17, the first of five production offerings.

Solar Eclipse Team
Alabama Space Grant teams to live-stream eclipse footage

Aug 17 2017

A team of students and faculty from UAH and the University of Alabama (UA), with support from the Alabama Space Grant Consortium, will launch high-altitude balloons on Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the Great American Eclipse.

Corona flares from the sun
Website highlights campus eclipse activities

Aug 11 2017

Your one-stop location for solar eclipse happenings at UAH is a website called The UAH Solar Eclipse Project.

UAH ELC will open with a "full house" this fall

Jul 26 2017

The UAH Early Learning Center will begin the fall semester with a full house.

UAH co-sponsors inaugural cyber camp for high school students from across Alabama

Jul 25 2017

UAH has partnered with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) and Cyber Huntsville to host the inaugural session of U.S. Cyber Camp. More than 30 students from across the state are participating in the weeklong program, which seeks to address a predicted workforce shortage of skilled labor in the field of cybersecurity by inspiring high school students with an interest in science and technology to go into fields of computer science, information assurance, or cybersecurity.

Gencyber camp at UAH hosts deaf and hard of hearing high school students

Jul 21 2017

Eighteen deaf and hard of hearing high school students from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina have been attending a residential GenCyber cybersecurity camp this week at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) that is the first of its kind.

Element by Westin
Hotel Accommodations

Jul 20 2017

For your comfort and convenience, a limited number of rooms have been reserved at a special rate for the 2018 Southern Regional Conference for Learning in Retirement at the Element Huntsville located at Bridge Street Town Centre.

Drone in flight
Droids and Drones broadens STEM knowledge for deaf high school students

Jun 22 2017

Deaf and hard of hearing students in grades 10-12 have been spending time this week at UAH at Droids and Drones, a free summer program UAH is hosting at the Conference Training Center that is offered through the Rochester Institute of Technology National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT-NTID).

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Tech Trek at UAH sparks STEM interest in rising eighth-grade girls

Jun 22 2017

A total of 64 girls from 46 schools in Alabama are participating this week in Tech Trek, an American Association of University Women (AAUW) program, at UAH campus from June 18 to June 24.

RCEU student shadowing
Shadow program gives aspiring undergraduates a sneak-peek of UAH’s research opportunities

Jun 19 2017

Earlier this month, a dozen students from area high schools and community colleges were invited to spend an afternoon at UAH shadowing undergraduate members of the university’s Summer Community of Scholars (SCS). The SCS comprises more than 80 UAH students participating in the Research or Creative Experience for Undergraduates (RCEU) summer program, the Honors Capstone Research (HCR) summer program, and the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates Site and Supplement programs, as well as those serving as NASA interns and conducting independent research on campus during the summer semester.

RAD Team
UAH students learn the big impact that lending a little help can make

May 05 2017

Just over a year after moving onto the campus of UAH in 2013, the RISE School became an official service and outreach unit of the UAH’s College of Education. Now, however, those professional ties have become more personal, thanks to a team of seven mechanical and aerospace engineering majors in Dr. Christina Carmen’s Engineering Design – Product Realization course.

David Fernandes, Dr. Robert Altenkirch, Dr. Rhonda Gaede, Aditi Limaye, Macie Holder, and Zerahiah Joseph
Toyota USA Foundation helps inspire young women to pursue STEM fields with $150,000 grant to Tech Trek Alabama

Apr 26 2017

More Alabama girls will soon have an opportunity to explore education in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Toyota USA Foundation announced today at UAH. Toyota’s donation will support and help grow Tech Trek Alabama, a weeklong residential camp for rising eighth-grade girls that provides intensive hands-on experiments and STEM-based activities including building robots, developing apps, and studying cybersecurity.

Documentary highlights struggles of Huntsville’s homeless population

Apr 20 2017

Chakravarthy "Chakri" Deverapalli, Director of Information Systems for the College of Business at UAH, will present the documentary "Homeless in Huntsville" on Wednesday, April 26, at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Redstone Federal Credit Union on Wynn Drive. The screening is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a Q&A session. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP.

Amelia Copeland, Deborah Millan, and Ryan Cox
Students awarded $13,000 in scholarships at 2017 Boeing New Business Challenge

Apr 18 2017

Last month, twelve student teams pitched their business ideas as part of the 2017 Boeing New Business Challenge at UAH.

James (Kelsey) Stevens
Keyword is fun when Scottsboro Club Wildcat members learn from SMAP student employees

Apr 13 2017

Grade school students enrolled in Scottsboro’s Club Wildcat are getting a fun introduction to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects with on-site activities conducted by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center.

Tom Todt
UAH Small Business Development Center celebrates SBDC Day 2017

Mar 08 2017

UAH's Small Business Development and Procurement Technical Assistance Center will celebrate #SBDCDay on Wednesday, March 22, at The Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

UAH President Dr. Robert Altenkirch speaking
Area’s success gains national notice, UAH helps Hawaii with cyber education

Mar 06 2017

The University of Hawaii System (UHS) is establishing a broad-based cybersecurity education program there with help from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) by modeling the success of Huntsville and Madison County.