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May 25 - May 31
A rare sighting: A young albino squirrel has taken up residence on the grounds of Shelbie King Hall. In Alabama, albino squirrels have been sparsely seen in extreme parts of North and South Alabama.
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» UAH professors discuss new trend eating out vs eating at home

Department of Art & Art History Event
May 26 - June 12
Art show by Stefani Joseph: "Alice in Wonderland," is a show of fanciful and accomplished paintings by a Georgia artist now at the UAH Louis Salmon Art Gallery. Joseph studied at Ruskin School of Drawing, University of Oxford and also holds a Masters in Art History from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has exhibited in more than 100 group exhibitions in addition to numerous solo shows including the United States, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Ibiza and Perpignan, and France.

Department of Art & Art History Event
May 26 - June 26
Local artist Will Lawler will exhibit his abstract paintings in a special summer exhibition at the UAH Wilson Art Gallery. Lawler has a studio at Lowe Mill Art Center.  His work has been featured in a recent exhibition at Carnegie Visual Arts Center and the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur.

UAH Begins Four Day Work Week
May 27 - August 4

UAH Closed

SSC Opens for the Summer
The Student Success Center (map) opens for the summer. Make an appointment today, or just drop by and use our great study space. Our summer hours will be Monday through.Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hypnotist Sailesh
Sailesh the Hypnotist to perform 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater (map). Sailesh was named Hypnotist of the Year in 2014.

Magician Josh McVicar
Josh McVicar the Trickster presents the Comedy and Magic Hypnosis Show, Charger Union Theater (map), 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Yard Game Olympics
Yard Olympic Games Charger Union lawn, from noon to 2 p.m., hosted by the Office of Admissions. Stop by the Charger Union for FREE food and lots of fun in the sun with yard games and more!

» UAH Nursing Professor Lori Lioce featured in recent study about the best and worst states for nurses
» UAH Softball Camp Schedule 2015
» UAH Lady Charger Basketball Camp Schedule 2015
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» UAH's Mark Cowherd recipient of 2015 Energy Innovator of the Year Award
F. "Mark" Cowherd, Executive Director of Facilities in the UAH Department of Facilities and Operations was recently honored with the Energy Innovator of the Year Award for 2015 Region II, by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). Cowherd will accept his award on Sept. 29, opening day of the AEE World Energy Engineering Congress in Orlando, FL.

» Single-Stream Recycling Program
UAH has started a campus-wide single-stream recycling program, meaning all recyclables – plastic, paper, and aluminum – may be placed in all campus recycling bins. In addition to the new program, the following changes to the recycling and trash pick-up schedule will be made.
  • Trash in individual offices is picked up on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only.
  • Common area (restrooms, break rooms, etc.)  trash cans are emptied every day. Please place food scraps in common area trash cans.
  • Recycling is picked up on Tuesdays.
The new schedule is designed to encourage more recycling and less waste. For your convenience, all paper, magazines, newspapers, paperboard, aluminum, and plastics may now be placed in your desk-side bins. For questions or more details about what may be recycled, please visit, or contact Haley Hix

» New UAH Motor Pool Vehicles
A Ford Fusion Hybrid and a seven-passenger Ford Explorer are two new vehicles in the UAH Motor Pool fleet. These vehicles may be rented for official business from UAH Fleet Services. Contact Thresa Shelton at or call 256.824.6482 for information about rates.

» Preparing for Summer / Fall Courses
Do you need assistance with your summer/fall courses? Academic Technology staff members are available all summer to assist you with Canvas, Panopto, and TurningTechnology Clickers. Contact us at to set up an appointment, merge your online courses, or help troubleshoot an issue.

» Helpful Reference Guide from Staff Senate
The UAH Staff Senate Communications Committee is pleased to announce the publication of the Staff Reference Guide, a quick reference for tips such as how to order business cards, which local vendors offer discounts, and what to know when hosting an event on campus. Please check it out: