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UAH Alumni Association Hosts Leadercast® 2015: Are You Brave?

An essential behavior for any leader is the act of bravery. Join The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as we explore The Brave Ones, a Leadercast® live simulcast event on Friday, May 8, presented by the university's Alumni …


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UAH hosts visiting Fulbright Scholar Roelf Du Toit Strauss of South Africa

UAH is hosting a visiting scholar this spring through the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program — Dr. Roelf Du Toit Strauss, a senior lecturer in physics at North-West University (NWU) in South …


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UAH alumna and HudsonAlpha post-doc is product of strong ties between the two

UAH and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have long enjoyed a strong and mutually beneficial partnership. UAH professors serve as adjunct faculty at the Institute, undergraduate and graduate students take part in its research projects …


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UAH, CCI sponsor Be The Match® drives in memory of Leslie Vallely

To those who have been lucky enough to find one, a bone marrow match has been compared to winning the lottery. The statistics of finding a match break down like this: every four minutes in the U.S., someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer …


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Charger pride a family tradition for Patterson siblings

It's considered a legacy when a child attends the same university as their parent or grandparent. But the Patterson siblings are creating their own single-generation legacy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Five have already …


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The dust devil and the details: Spinning up a storm on Mars

Spinning up a dust devil in the thin air of Mars requires a stronger updraft than is needed to create a similar vortex on Earth, according to research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville …


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New organization represents interests of UAH’s graduate students

UAH has over 120 student-run organizations, and now there's one just for graduate students: the Graduate Student Organization (GSO). Formed in the spring of this year, the GSO's mission is to "represent graduate students, help with their …


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Real-world business project teaches students value of accounting

There's the novel idea that starts a business and then there's the running of the business, with one of these decidedly more sensational than the other. If you can't already guess which garners the most excitement, here's a hint: it's not …


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UAH Balloon EUSO team has first-flight success

UAH Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) graduate student Matthew Rodencal, Douglass Huie of the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center (RSESC) and Dr. James Adams of CSPAR were part of a team in Canada that …


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UAH graduate student wins Three Minute Thesis competition with some help from Spider-Man

Trying to explain a complex scientific concept like lateral gene transfer in three minutes so that the average person can actually understand it is a task most of us wouldn't even consider undertaking. But not only did David Gray rise to that …


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