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March 6 - March 20
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Dr. E. J. Brophy, UAH Director of Athletics, celebrated Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, with RISE School students. The annual day recognizes Dr. Seuss's life and works.
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CHARGERS
TUESDAY, MARCH 7
sport icon UAH Chargers Softball vs. Florida Tech (DH)
3:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8
sport icon UAH Chargers Men's Lacrosse vs. Chowan
3:30 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 9
sport iconUAH Chargers Men's Tennis vs. Southern Indiana
6:30 pm
FRIDAY, MARCH 10
sport iconUAH Chargers Women's Lacrosse vs. Truett-McConnell
2:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Men's Tennis vs. Bellarmine
2:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Women's Tennis vs. Bellarmine
2:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Women's Lacrosse vs. Davis & Elkins
6:00 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
sport iconUAH Chargers Softball vs. Delta State (DH)
1:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Baseball vs. Delta State (DH)
2:00 pm
SUNDAY, MARCH 19
sport iconUAH Chargers Softball vs. Delta State
1:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Baseball vs. Delta State
1:00 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
sport iconUAH Chargers Men's Lacrosse vs. Adams State
1:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Women's Tennis vs. North Alabama
3:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
sport iconUAH Chargers Men's Tennis vs. Lee
2:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Baseball vs. Auburn Montgomery
5:00 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
sport iconUAH Chargers Men's Tennis vs. Christian Brothers
1:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Softball vs. Shorter (DH)
1:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Baseball vs. Shorter (DH)
2:00 pm
SUNDAY, MARCH 26
sport iconUAH Chargers Softball vs. Shorter
1:00 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
sport iconUAH Chargers Softball vs. Tuskegee (DH)
2:00 pm
sport iconUAH Chargers Women's Lacrosse vs. Lee
6:00 pm
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TOP HEADLINES
» UAH appoints Laterrica Simmons Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator to oversee new office

» Four UAH employees receive 2017 Foundation Awards

» UAH and AIA North Alabama Society to host British museum expert for series of public talks


CAMPUS EVENTS
MAR
9
Department of Music Event
Music forum "Music in Biology and Human Health," Dr. Joe Ng, Professor UAH Biology Department, 9:35 a.m., Roberts Hall.

University Women's Club Meeting
Join the University Women’s Club at 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., Shelby Center room 301. Topic: "The History of Huntsville" presented by Dr. John Kvach, UAH Associate Professor of History. Please RSVP boxed lunch order to uwc@uah.edu by Friday, March 3 at 5 p.m. For more information contact sara.elenbaas@uah.edu.

Academic Affairs, Louis Salmon Library Event
UAH Faculty Author Spotlight 4 p.m., Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery. Meet UAH faculty authors and learn about their writing and research. Sponsored by UAH Office of Academic Affairs and Louis Salmon Library Recently published faculty will be honored.

MAR
10
CBA Boeing New Business Challenge
Business Pitch Competition open to all undergraduate students of any major, 1 p.m., to 5 p.m., Business Administration Building room 205. Contact violet.edwards@uah.edu. More information and registration uah.edu/cba/boeing.

Deadline for Excellence in Teaching and Research Awards Submissions
Faculty and Researcher Excellence will be recognized. Documentation must be submitted no later than March 10, to Office of the Provost at academicofficial@uah.edu.

MAR
11
2017 Division II Men's Basketball Championship Game
UAH Chargers vs. Clark Atlanta, 5:30 p.m., Spragins Hall. Go Chargers!

UAH Big Break Mission Trip
UAH students will travel to Panama City Beach for the Big Break Mission Trip March 11-18. Big Break will offer opportunities to learn, grow, have fun, and share the good news of Jesus Christ. Contact Dan Didriksen 256.651.4985 or uahcru@uah.edu. More information at www.big-break.com/panama-city-beach.

MAR
13-17
UAH Closed for Spring Break

MAR
22
UAH SBDC Day 2017!
Guest speaker will be Tom Todt District Director for the SBA Birmingham office, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Chamber of Commerce (225 Church Street downtown Huntsville). For more information, please contact Magdaline Braxton at 256.824.6422 or visit
 www.uah.edu/sbdc.

MAR
23
Distinguished Speakers Series Public Lecture
"Accelerating Materials Discovery with Data-Driven Atomistic Computational Tools," presented by Dr. Chris Wolverton, 10 a.m., Shelby Center Auditorium (SST 107). Wolverton is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Dr. Eunseok Lee at 256.824.6543 or eunseok.lee@uah.edu.

Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Event
Real Talk Women's Empowerment Seminar, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Charger Union Theater. Join ODMA for a free and interactive panel discussion featuring women in Business, Healthcare, Science, Communications and Engineering.  Free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact the UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at 256.824.2332.

UAB Medical Student Panel
The Alabama Student Rural Health Association will host a student-led panel consisting of current UAB medical students and residents, 3 p.m., Shelby Center 103. Information on medical schools will be available. Open to the public.

Shero Thursdays
This week's forum "Staying the Course Through Persistence and Determination," offers tips and tools for managing finances as a college student, achieving success academically, professionally and personally, Shelby Center, room 301.For more information, 256.824.2332. This event is free of charge.

UAH AIA Lecture Event
The Archaeological Institute of America NA at UAH presents lecture "Gaming BC: Reconstructing Ancient Games", by Dr. Irving Finkel, 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall room 168. Finkel is Assistant Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information joycel@uah.edu.

UAH AIA Lecture Event
The Archaeological Institute of America NA at UAH presents keynote lecture "The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood," by Dr. Irving Finkel, 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium in the UAH Business Administration Building. Finkel is Assistant Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information joycel@uah.edu.

MAR
24
UAH AIA Lecture Event
The Archaeological Institute of America NA at UAH presents lecture "Surrounded by Wonders: Stories of a British Museum Curator", by Dr. Irving Finkel, 9 a.m., Wilson Theatre (first floor). Finkel is Assistant Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information joycel@uah.edu.

MAR
27
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Event
Manhood Mondays: I Am Excellence, 5:30 p.m., Shelby Center, room 301. Presentation will include tips and tools for students to remain focused and successfully complete their academic career. For additional information, please contact the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at 256.824.2332.

MAR
28
UAH Women's and Gender Studies Event
Keynote lecture "Goddess and God in the World," presented by Dr. Judith Plaskow and Dr. Carol Christ, 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium (College of Business Administration Building). Co-sponsored by the Humanities Center. Free and open to the public.

MAR
29
UAH Women's and Gender Studies Event
"Conversations About the Divine in the Modern World," presented by Dr. Judith Plaskow and Dr. Carol Christ, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Wilson Hall Art Gallery. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Center. Free and open to the public.

MAR
31
UAH Mathematical Sciences Lecture Series
Dr. Karen A. Ames Annual Memorial Lecture Series on Applied Mathematics lecture "Competitive Exclusion for Selection-Mutation Models with Discrete or Continuous Trait Spaces: A Unifying Measure-Valued Modeling Approach," presented by Dr. Azmy S. Ackleh, 3 p.m., Shelby Center Auditorium (SST 218). Ackleh is the Devon Endowed Professor of Mathematics, Dean of the College of Sciences The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.


CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» UAH Rise School Registration
» University Excellence in Teaching and Research Awards
» Campus Fishing Day 2017
» Proposals now accepted from UAH faculty members for the Collaborative Learning Fellow Awards


» Commencement Volunteer Request
UAH Spring Commencement is Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m., at the VBC Propst Arena (downtown Huntsville). Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to volunteer for commencement opportunities. Additionally, volunteers are also needed to help with prep work on Friday prior to the Sunday ceremony. Instruction and guidance for all volunteers will be provided. We look forward to hearing from you and your area(s) of interest. Please reply by emailing bowerp@uah.edu.

» Celebrating 50 Years of Music at UAH
The 2016-2017 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of UAH's Department of Music. Please join us as we commemorate this landmark occasion with a year-long Golden Jubilee celebration. Check out the details

» The Clothesline Project
The UAH Clothesline Project will be Monday, April 3, to Wednesday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in UAH’s Charger Union. The annual event is sponsored by UAH Student Affairs. The Clothesline Project is a visual display that calls attention to sexual and physical violence. The project displays shirts designed by survivors of violence and those who support and care for them. T-shirts and fabric markers will be available for students to make their own t-shirts for display.

» UAH Counseling Center's Fresh Check Day
The UAH Counseling Center is sponsoring Fresh Check Day on Wednesday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program raises awareness of mental health resources and educates students about healthy coping strategies, stress management, suicide prevention initiatives, warning signs, and helping a friend. Contact brittany.holland@uah.edu for details.

» Take Back the Night March
UAH Student Affairs, in conjunction with Alabama A&M University, Oakwood University, and Crisis Services of North Alabama, are sponsoring a Take Back the Night March on Monday, April 10, at 6 p.m., outside Charger Union. Take Back the Night events are held nationally and internationally with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms.

» UAH SBDC Day 2017!
SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Day is a national, collective proclamation of the success and impact SBDC's have across the nation in economic development and the small businesses community. The first American SBDC Day will be Wednesday, March 22. Join us for an Open House celebration to showcase the impact of the UAH Small Business Development Center of North Alabama. The event is free of charge and will be held at the Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County from 9 a.m., until 11 a.m. Information at sbdcdayinhuntsville.eventbrite.com  or contact Magdaline Braxton at Magdaline.Braxton@uah.edu.

» North Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair
The College of Engineering at UAH is pleased to host the 63rd Annual North Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NARSEF), March 22-23, at the University Center Fitness Center. For more information and details on registration, visit the NARSEF website. For more information: Jacob Kerstiens jacob.kerstiens@uah.edu.

» Huntsville Feminist Chorus Concert
"All of Us," concert presented by the Huntsville Feminist Chorus, Saturday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

» Interfaith Conversations on Women's Spirituality
A panel and community conversation, featuring local women of diverse faith traditions, Tuesday, April 4, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall. Guests must RSVP for the panel discussion by Tuesday, March 28, at www.uah.edu/wgs.

» UAH Celebrates Annual Honors Day Activities
UAH will recognize outstanding undergraduate students for their distinguished academic achievements during Honors Convocation on Tuesday, April 11.
College Honors Convocations Schedule:
     
  • Honors College — 8 a.m.| Charger Union
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences — 9:30 a.m.| Wilson Hall
  • College of Business Administration — 10:45 a.m. | Chan Auditorium (room 125)
  • College of Education — 12:30 p.m. | Frances Roberts Recital Hall
  • College of Science — 1:45 p.m. | Materials Science Building (room 100)
  • College of Engineering — 3 p.m. | Chan Auditorium (room 125)
  • College of Nursing — 4:30 p.m. | Nursing Building (room 103)
Immediately following each ceremony a reception will be held for all students, guests, faculty and staff.

» Ability Career Fair
UAH and The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services are proud to host the Ability Career Fair "Connecting Employers and Individuals with Disabilities," on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 a.m., UAH Conference Training Center. Free registration for job seekers at: uahjobseekers. Free registration for employers and vendors at: uahemployer On-Site Interviews! Job Seeker Workshops! Prizes! Business Tool Kit!

» Charger Preview 2017
Designed for high school juniors and sophomores and their parents, Charger Preview is a great chance for you to gain a quick overview of the Charger experience, Saturday March 25, 8 a.m., campus-wide. At Charger Preview, you will:
     
  • Speak with representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, and various student services
  • Learn valuable information about the admission process and scholarship opportunities
  • Take a student-led campus tour featuring our suite-style residence halls
  • Attend an academic browsing fair
  • Enjoy a complimentary meal with UAH students


» ASME to Host April Meeting
The North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host a meeting on Wednesday, April 5, at 11:30 a.m., in Von Braun Research Hall room M-50. "GE Aviation (Huntsville) Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing Project Overview," will be presented by Jon Lyford. All are welcome to attend. Lunch Reservations: Peter Llewellyn at asmelunches@gmail.com.

» UAH Theatre Presents: "Dr. Faustus"
The tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as "Dr. Faustus", is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the German story Faust. Directed by Karen Baker, April 5-8, 12-15, 7:30 p.m., and April 9 and 16 at 2:30 p.m. Wilson Theatre room 001 (auditorium). UAH students free admission with university ID, general admission $14, seniors and students $7. For more information 256.824.6871 or uah.edu/theatre.

» UAH Louis Salmon Library Event
"Inside the Invisible City with Brad Posey," Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m., Louis Salmon Library room 111. The UAH Louis Salmon Library welcomes local radio legend, Brad Posey, host of WLRH's "The Invisible City". Posey will discuss how the radio show came to fruition, what goes into the making of a show, and what live, local music he recommends checking out. This event is a definite for those with an eclectic musical taste. Free and open to the public.