Hi ! Check out this week's news and events from around campus. View this email in your browser February 8 - February 14 PHOTO OF THE WEEK More than 900 students recently attended the Spring Career Fair at UAH. The event is open exclusively to currently enrolled students and alumni in all majors. UAH Career Fair will be held again in Fall 2016. CONNECT CHARGERS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 Women’s Basketball vs. Delta State5:30 pmMen’s Basketball vs. Delta State7:30 pmFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 Hockey vs. Minnesota State7:00 pmSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13 Baseball vs. Tuskegee (DH)12:00 pmSoftball vs. West Alabama (DH)2:00 pmWomen’s Basketball vs. Mississippi College2:00 pmMen’s Basketball vs. Mississippi College4:00 pmHockey vs. Minnesota State7:00 pmSUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Baseball vs. Tuskegee1:00 pmSoftball vs. West Alabama1:00 pmMen’s Tennis vs. West Florida1:00 pmWomen’s Tennis vs. West Florida1:00 pmWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 Men’s Tennis vs. Alabama A&M2:00 pmFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Softball vs. Truman State (DH)1:00 pmWomen’s Tennis vs. Belmont6:30 pm ABOUT About UAH Headlines UAH Headlines is a service of the Office of Marketing and Communications, and is distributed weekly to all faculty and staff. 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To receive consideration, items and events: - Should have broad, campus-wide appeal. - Should be open to all faculty and staff and important to the campus community. - Must be held on the UAH campus. - Announcements of off-campus events can be published only if there is a strong University connection. - Under no circumstances will commercial activities be posted. As a rule, announcements will not be repeated unless they are deemed by the Office of Marketing and Communications to be of significant importance to the campus community as to outweigh other considerations. TOP HEADLINES » UAH CBA inaugural "Speaking of Success Series" featuring retired NASA administrator Julian M. Earls » Ninth Annual UA Scholars Institute Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open » Higher Education Day Rally 2016 CAMPUS EVENTS FEB10Summer 16 Priority SchedulingSummer semester 2016 Priority Scheduling through Feb. 29. For special event application, visit: aas.uah.edu Select "Priority Scheduling Special Events" Request form. For recurring event application, visit: aas.uah.edu Select "Priority Scheduling Recurring Meeting" Request form. Please contact ESP, firstname.lastname@example.org, for any questions.#UAH Student Art Club Valentine's Card and Bake SaleThe UAH Student Art Club will be selling handmade Valentine's cards and Valentine's themed baked goods, 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Charger Union Breezeway.UAH Anointed Voices Bake SaleAnointed Voices is holding a bake sale in the CU Breezeway, 11 a.m., to 2:30 p.m. All items $1. More info can be found at www.facebook.com/anointedvoicesuah or email email@example.com.FEB11University Women's Club Luncheon"Stress Busters for the Working Woman," presented by guest speaker Celia McKechnie of the UAH Counseling Center, 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m. Boxed lunch catered by Jimmy John's. Cost $10 collected at event. RSVP deadline Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Specify your choices for a boxed lunch. Vegetarian choice includes lettuce wrap (gluten free option), please indicate in your reservation.FEB12UAH Mathematical Sciences Memorial LectureDr. Karen A. Ames Memorial Lecture "Continuous Data Assimilation for Weather and Climate Models," guest speaker Dr. Edriss S. Titi, 3 p.m., Shelby Center room 301. Dr. Titi is Professor of Mathematics at The Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and Professor Emeritus at The University of California-Irvine. Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.Movie presentation "My Best Friend's Wedding,"Charger Union Theater, 7:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m., Free admission with UAH ID; $5 general admission complimentary popcorn and soda.FEB15Job Shadow DaysThe T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, in partnership with UAH Career Services, is excited to present the first UAH Job Shadow Days on March 2 and 3. Student applications are now open and we invite you to apply to participate. Whole, half, and partial day opportunities are available. All currently enrolled UAH students are welcome to participate. Apply by Feb. 15 at: tiny.cc/UAHJobShadow.FEB16UAH Department of Music EventUAH Wind Ensemble Recital, with C. David Ragsdale conducting, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.FEB18Office of Multicultural Affairs Luncheon"Hollowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory," 11 a.m., Shelby Center room 301, guest speaker Johannes "Jomo" Xulu, founder and artistic director of the Umdabu South African Dance Company. Tickets are $12 per person for the luncheon. Limited seating available. Deadline to purchase tickets Feb. 4.Office of Multicultural Affairs EventDance performance featuring Umdabu South African Dance Company, 7 p.m., UAH Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall. Free and open to the public.FEB19UAH Department of Philosophy EventGuest speaker Dr. Kristie L. Dotson of Michigan State University will give the talk “Philosophy of Race” as part of the UAH Distinguished Speaker Series, 7 p.m., Morton Hall 200.UAH Department of Music EventUAH Concert Choir, Matthew Carey, conductor., 7:30 p.m, Roberts Recital Hall.Community Figure Drawing NightThe Student Art Club will be hosting Community Figure Drawing Night, 6 p.m,, Wilson Hall room 238. The cost is $5 to help pay the model.Countdown to Cap and GownAre you graduating in May 2016? Attend Countdown to Cap and Gown from 3:30 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., in the UAH Bookstore to meet with departments about graduation and purchase your cap and gown. CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF » SACSCOC On-site Reaffirmation Committee Visit » Standard mileage rate changeBeginning Friday, Jan. 1, the standard mileage rate for individuals traveling in privately owned vehicles on official business will be 54.0 cents per mile. For more information please visit uah.edu/finance/travel-information.» UAH Student and Alumni TailgateHosted by T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, Saturday, Feb. 13, noon, Spragins Hall parking lot near soccer practice field (map). Make plans to join the T.R.U.E. Chargers for a celebration of Charger spirit prior to the Women's and Men's Basketball games. The event will include free activities such as sign making and face painting as well as free spirit items such as shakers and megaphones. Food trucks will be on-site with food available for purchase. All alumni in attendance will receive free tickets for you and your family to this day's basketball games, compliments of the UAH Office of Alumni Relations. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled. Watch www.uah.edu/alumni and Facebook for more details.» Charger Love DayTell us why you love UAH! In celebration of Valentine's Day, we invite all Chargers on campus and around the world to celebrate Charger Love Day. Let's share and honor all of the reasons why we love UAH! Hosted by T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association. How can I participate? Visit the TRUE Chargers table in the Charger Union Lobby from 11 AM - 1 PM on Feb. 12, to fill out a Charger Love Day Card and pick up your sticker and candy. Stop by the TRUE Chargers Student & Alumni Tailgate on Saturday, Feb. 13, to fill out a Charger Love Day Card. Post to Twitter what you love about UAH using #ChargerLove. Visit the TRUE Chargers or UAH Alumni Association Facebook pages and add a comment using #ChargerLove. Visit the UAH Alumni Association LinkedIn group and add a comment. All students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to participate! » New Student Orientation Dates SetUAH New Student Orientation Summer and Fall 2016 Orientation dates have been released at uah.edu/orientation. All new degree-seeking students are required to take part in orientation. For questions regarding Student Orientation, please contact Jenny Russell at 256.824.4720 or email@example.com» Higher Education Day RallyJoin the UAH Student Government Association for a trip to Montgomery on Thursday, Feb. 25, to remind Alabama's political leaders of the need to improve the university's appropriations. FREE breakfast and lunch are included, all attendees are excused from class, and the first 200 attendees will receive a FREE t-shirt from SGA!» Huntsville Music Teachers’ Association RecitalSaturday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Event features compositions of composer Eugenie Rocherolle. Concert will premier Celebration Suite, commissioned by HMTA in celebration of its 20th anniversary and to honor the City of Huntsville. Celebration Suite is a piano duet with three movements, each representing an aspect of Huntsville: First Movement: Across the Years, Homage to Alabama; Second Movement: In Defense of Liberty: A Salute to Redstone Arsenal; and Third Movement: Journey In Space: A Tribute to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Tickets available in main office, $5 general admission. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.» Test Anxiety Boot CampTest Anxiety Boot Camp will be a three-week quick and dirty group experience to help you learn shortcuts to overcoming test anxiety, just in time for midterms. Groups will be held twice per week on Monday and Wednesday mornings starting Monday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m., and ending Wednesday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m. If you are interested in joining us, please contact The UAH Counseling Center at 256.824.6203 or stop by our office in Wilson Hall, Room 329.» Job Shadow DaysThe T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, in partnership with UAH Career Services, is excited to present the first UAH Job Shadow Days on March 2 and 3. Student applications are now open and we invite you to apply to participate. Whole, Half, and Partial day opportunities are available. All currently enrolled UAH students are welcome to participate. Apply by Monday, Feb. 15 at http://tiny.cc/UAHJobShadow. All applicants must attend one of the Orientation Meetings on either Feb. 24 (3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or Feb. 25 (10-11 AM), both in the Charger Union Theater. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-824-6549.» Constellation Concert Series: Los Angeles Guitar QuartetThe UAH Department of Music sponsors the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre will perform on Saturday, March 19, from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., in the UAH Roberts Recital Hall. The LAGQ is comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians bringing a new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach. Winner of a 2005 Grammy Award, their “Guitar Heroes” CD released on Telarc is a brilliant follow-up to their Grammy nominated "LAGQ-Latin." Purchase Tickets Online!» Save•The•Date FAST III TrainingUAH Finance and Administration Survival Training (FAST III) event will be held on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30. Sessions will be held in the Charge Union UAH Theater. More information to follow.