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September 2 - September 7
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Dr. William Tarver, addressed attendees of the Nursing Space Life Sciences Conference on Friday. Tarver is lead physician of the Astronaut Occupational Health Program at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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CHARGERS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
sport icon Volleyball vs Miles
2 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Ouachita Baptist
6 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
sport icon Volleyball vs Southwest Baptist
1 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Trevecca Nazarene
5 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Tennessee Temple
7 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Union
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
sport icon Volleyball vs West Florida
6 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
sport icon Cross Country Home Meet at Sharon Johnston Park
9 a.m.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Findlay
1 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
sport icon Women's Soccer vs North Alabama
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Tennessee Temple
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Mississippi College
5 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Mississippi College
7 p.m.
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Mississippi College
7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
sport icon Volleyball vs Valdosta State
2 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Delta State
1 p.m.
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Delta State
3:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
sport icon Volleyball vs Lee
7 p.m.
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TOP HEADLINES
» UAH College of Nursing to host the 2014 NANPA Symposium "The Stars of Healthcare"

» WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper to speak at UAH

» UAH Alumnae Named WEDC Foundation 2014 Women Honoring Women Honorees


CAMPUS EVENTS
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NA American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting
UAH President Robert Altenkirch will be the guest speaker for the North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting at 11:30 a.m., in Von Braun Research Hall (room M-50). President Altenkirch will discuss the future of UAH. For more information please email: david.j.vermilion@nasa.gov or call 256-544-8463.

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UAH Chargerettes Try-outs
The Chargerettes Dance Team try-outs at 8 a.m., University Center Exhibit Hall. For more information, please contact Fathia Lutfi at ffl0001@uah.edu.

Lee Deal Theatre Event
Lee Deal Theatre Symposium from 1 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., at Wilson Hall. Workshops for actors, tech personnel and theatre volunteers from high schools, colleges and community theaters. For more information and registration call 256.519.ARTS (2787) or go visit Arts Council's Facebook page.

UAH Finance Alumni Reunion
UAH Finance Reunion beginning at 2 p.m., on the university's campus. Co­-hosted by the UAH Alumni Association and the UAH College of Business Administration. Guests include UAH President Robert Altenkirch, and Dr. Caron St. John, Dean CBA. For detailed information, please visit: http://www.uah.edu/alumni/welcome/26­office­of- advancement/alumni/alumni­events/7945­finance­alumni­reunion.

SEP
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ACS/UAH Chemistry Presents Robin Rogers Seminar
Dr. Robin Roberts will give the talk "Green Chemistry in the Development of Advanced Materials from Renewable Polymers," at 7 p.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology (room 301). Co-sponsored by the UAH Department of Chemistry.

SEP
9
Cracked Not Broken
UAH Counseling Center Hope Lives On event featuring Kevin Hines author of "Cracked Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt," 6:30 p.m., to 9 p.m., Charger Union Theater. A question and answer session follows. For more information visit: UAHuntsvilleHope.com.

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UAH Fall Career Fair
UAH's Fall 2014 Career Fair, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., at the UAH Fitness Center (500 John Wright Drive). For more information, please call 256.824.6938. More information available online.

NANPA Symposium Registration Deadline
The UAH College of Nursing will host the 2014 North Alabama Nurse Practitioners Symposium, "The Stars of Healthcare," Sept. 26-­27, at the Huntsville Marriott. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Sept. 10, to avoid a late fee. Register here: https://northalabamanpa.enpnetwork.com/nurse-practitioner-events/31991-nanpa-2014-annual-symposium-registration-open-

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RCEU 2014 Poster Presentations
Celebrate the work of RCEU candidates' poster presentations, 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology, (room 301).

SEP
13
Graduate Studies Hosts GEM GRAD Lab Symposium
Graduate Studies Program will host a GEM Grad Lab Symposium, at 9:30 a.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology (room 109). Reserve your seat at: https://egem.gemfellowship.org/events/ViewEvent.aspx?contextID=10119.

SEP
15
UAH/Archaeology Institute of America Forum
AIA presents Dr. Greger Larson, "Asking When, Where, and How Dogs and Animals Were Domesticated," at 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Larson, of Durham University (North East England), is the lead investigator of the Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA Lab.

SEP
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UAH/Archaeology Institute of America Forum
AIA presents Dr. Greger Larson, "The Difference Between How and Why: How the Questions We Ask Bias the Answers We Get," 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall (room 168).

SEP
18
Silence Hurts Everyone
Slience Hurts Everyone, is a sexual violence prevention program, at 7 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater. The program is sponsored by the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, the Office of Diversity and the Office of Student Affairs.

SEP
19
Third Annual Health Careers Day
UAH Health Careers Day, 9 a.m., to 2 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology. Event features interactive sessions, exhibit fair, prizes and an opportunity for all students to meet and greet representatives from professional schools. Students must register to attend this event at: http://www.uah.edu/hcd/students.

UAH Student Art Show
Gallery opening and student art exhibit for Naomi Traynor, 8:30 a.m., to 5 p.m., weekdays, September 19 - 23, Wilson Hall Art Gallery.

SEP
23
UAH CBA Distinguished Speaker Series
WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper will give the talk "Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century," at 5:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium (Business Administration Building). For more information, please email: vre0001@uah.edu.

SEP
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Hypnotist ChrisJones
UAH Presents "The Young Hypnotist" ChrisJones, from 9 p.m., to 10:30 p.m., Charger Union Theater. He is a comedian and hypnotist, and recipient of the 2014 Winner Best Variety Artist, and 2013 Runner-Up Fastest Rising Star awards.


CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» FY14 Year-End Closing Instructions
» UAH 2014-2015 Parking Permits Now Available
» TRS Retirement Preparation Seminars


» UAH Finance Alumni Reunion
UAH Finance Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m., on the university's campus. Co-hosted by the UAH Alumni Association and the UAH College of Business Administration. Guest speakers include UAH President Robert Altenkirch, and Dr. Caron St. John, Dean College of Business Administration. For detailed information, please visit: http://www.uah.edu/alumni/welcome/26-office-of-advancement/alumni/alumni-events/7945-finance-alumni-reunion.

» ACS/UAH Chemistry Presents Robin Rogers Seminar
The North Alabama section of the ACS and the UAH Department of Chemistry presents the Robin Rogers seminar "Green Chemistry in the Development of Advanced Materials from Renewable Polymers," on Monday, Sept. 8, from 7 p.m., to 8 p.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology (room 301). A social hour with refreshments will be from 6 p.m., to 7 p.m. Dr. Robin Rogers serves as Distinguished Research Professor, Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry, and Director of the Center for Green Manufacturing at UA.

» Seventh Von Braun Memorial Symposium Student Poster Competition
UAH Faculty and Staff cooperation is encouraged in assisting student researchers to compete for prizes by submitting an abstract to the Seventh Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium Student Poster Competition by Friday, Sept. 12. The symposium will be held in Huntsville Oct. 27-­28. Current students can also apply for free registration to the symposium. Official Call for Abstracts and complete information can be found online at http://www.vbsposters.org.

» Flu Shots now available for UAH Faculty and Staff
Flu shots are now available at the UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic. The CDC recommends that people get vaccinated against the flu as soon as the vaccine becomes available. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu. Call the Clinic at 256.824.2100 and make an appointment to get your flu shot. The cost is $20.

» UAH Alumni Lunch and Learn Series
UAH Alumni Lunch and Learn series on Friday, Sept. 12, with alumnus Dr. Robert Adams ('00 MAE, '08 ME) of MindGear Labs. The lecture is entitled "The New Manufacturing Economy ­ Rapid Prototyping and Local Production," 11:30 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., $12 per person, at MindGear Labs, 8331 Madison Blvd. Pre­registration required by Wednesday, Sept. 10. Please Click to register online!

» WEDC Foundation 2014 WHW Event Honors UAH Alumnae
UAH alumnae Donna L. Rush ('73 BA Sociology), and Dr. Pamela B. Hudson ('86 School Primary Medical Care­Family Practice), were recently named as WEDC Foundation "Women Honoring Women" 2014 Honorees. The annual event "Dare to be Great," will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 at the VBC North Hall.To attend the event or for more information, please visit: http://wedcfoundation.org/women-honoring-women/.

» UAH Presents The Second Cooler / La segunda nevera
The award­winning immigration justice documentary The Second Cooler / La segunda nevera is coming to UAH, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the Charger Union Theater. A question and answer session, and a reception in honor of the director, Dr. Ellin Jimmerson will follow the documentary. The event is free and open to the public. The documentary presentation is sponsored by the UAH Office of Diversity, College of Liberal Arts, Women's and Gender Studies, Global Studies, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Spanish Club and the Hispanic Student Organization. For more information, contact Dr. Leslie Kaiura (lk0001@uah.edu) or visit http://thesecondcooler.com/.

» UAH Hosts the Fifth Annual International Festival of North Alabama
UAH and the International Society of Huntsville presents the fifth annual International Festival of North Alabama. Festivities will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., at the UAH Fitness Center. Free admission and activities, there is a $5 sampling fee to taste International foods.For more information, please contact Dr. Belinda Ong, President. International Society, 256.824.6432 or ongb@uah.edu.

» UAH Theater Presentation "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
A satire of big business and all it holds sacred. The play follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying," to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high­powered executive. Presented at UAH Oct. 15­-18, and Oct. 22­-25 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium (located in the College of Business Administration Building). For reservations please call 256.824.6871. UAH students admitted FREE; other student and senior tickets $7 each. All general admission tickets $15 each.

» Save the Date • UAH Homecoming 2014
UAH Campus, Oct. 13-18. Get ready for a week full of events to celebrate the UAH Charger Spirit.

» 2014-15 Hockey Season Tickets Available Now
This season fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets at a great rate ($192.00) or be able to buy our FlexTix package ($99.00) option. With the FlexTix option, fans will receive 10 tickets to any 10 games. Take 10 people to one game or pick five games to go to with a friend.Hurry and get your tickets today. Claim your seat at the home-opener against Bowling Green on Friday, Oct. 17. Call 256-UAH-PUCK today or download and return the 2014-15 Charger Hockey Blue Line Club and Season Ticket brochure.Fans also have the opportunity to join the Blue Line Club and help aid the program in its exciting new direction.Visit the season ticket page for more information.

» VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling
VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling for UAH employees Thursdays or by appointment. Please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. All sessions will be held in Shelbie King Hall room 102. If you need more information, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6640.

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