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December 22 - December 28
Dr. Ray Vaughn, VP of Research and Economic Development, welcomed De'Onah Norfleet, and Mary Smith from the Office of Contracts and Grants to the annual holiday reception, held on Dec. 16.
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Go. Learn. Be.
» Former U.S. surgeon general Regina Benjamin to give MLK address

» JMI celebrates 10 year anniversary at UAH

» UAH Parking Lot Closure Notice

UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic re-opens
UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic re-opens in new location Wilson Hall (room 327).

Spring Week of Welcome 2015
Spring Week of Welcome (WOW) is designed to welcome new and returning students to the campus community through programs and activities. Spring WOW through Jan. 10. For more information please visit

Spring Into Action Volunteer Fair
Stop by to connect with members from the Huntsville community! You will meet numerous non-profit organizations located in the area 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Charger Union Lobby.

Cupcakes at the Counseling Center
The Counseling Center invites you to visit us in our new location! Free cupcakes, warm beverages, and giveaways, 3 p.m., to 5 p.m., Wilson Hall (room 329).

S’more Services than Ever - at the Louis Salmon Library
Warm up, make s’mores, and learn about the different UAH services located in the Louis Salmon Library, including the OIT Help Desk, Student Success Center, and library resources, 2 p.m., to 4 p.m.

Laugh Your ACE Off with Improv Shmimprov
Improv Shmimprov is a fast, high voltage comedy team making up everything on the spot and ready to keep you laughing your ACE off, 9 p.m., to 10 p.m., Charger Union Theater. Regularly appearing at the world famous Improv comedy club since 2009 and a staple of Southern California comedy, this group of quick-witted comedians take suggestions from the audience and act out short scenes in an entirely unscripted night of comedy! And who knows, you may be the star of the show as Shmimprov relies heavily on audience participation!

T.R.U.E Chargers T-shirt Trade In!
Are you looking to add to your Charger gear? Trade in another school's shirt (high school or another college) for a brand new UAH T.R.U.E Chargers t-shirt, 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Charger Union Lobby. All traded shirts will be donated to the local Salvation Army.

Honors College Lecture Series
UAH Honors College lecture, "Introduction to Honors College," Dr. William Wilkerson, 11:10 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., Materials Science Building (room 100). For more information, please call 256.824.6450.

On-Campus Employment & Leadership Expo
Come learn about opportunities to work on-campus and exciting leadership opportunities available to UAH students, 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Charger Union.

Listen - Do You Hear What I Hear?
Test your ability to hear different heart and lung sounds as you care for one of our "patients" in Charger Hospital, 1 p.m., to 3 p.m., College of Nursing Laboratory.

The Ultimate Chili Cook-Out
Afraid of the cold? Come warm up with free homemade chili and play a game of Ultimate Frisbee too, noon to 2 p.m., Intramural Fields

Alumni Relations Event
Chomping with the Chargers 2.0. Hosted by the Nashville Charger Alumni Chapter, 6 p.m., to 7:30 p.m. Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery, (1918 West End Avenue), Nashville.

UAH Alumni Celebration
Hosted by the UAH Alumni Association, 5:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m. Amendment XXI (123 North Side Square), Huntsville.

UAH is closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

Alumni Relations Event
Game On...Charge On!
 Hosted by the Atlanta Charger Alumni Chapter
, 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., Ormsby's (1170 Howell Mill Road), Atlanta.

Alumni Relations Event
Charger Fiesta, hosted by the Birmingham Charger Alumni Chapter, 6 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., Cantina Laredo (2301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd. North) Birmingham.

12 Days of Christmas Member Appreciation Event
We appreciate our members at the University Fitness Center (UFC) and we want to celebrate you! Until Dec. 23, all UFC members can enter their  names each time they visit. Names will be entered into our 12 days of Christmas Holiday Giveaway  drawing and a prize will be given every day for twelve days. Prizes start with items such as a UFC tote bag, free smoothie, local area gift cards and they progress to a massage and lastly a FitBit zip!


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» Channels of Communication at UAH
» Faculty/Staff Clinic Corner Newsletter

» Light It Up
Light It Up is the ULTIMATE glow party where YOU get to be the DJ, on Saturday, Jan. 10, from 3 p.m., to 10 p.m., University Center Exhibit Hall. Earlier in the afternoon, for those interested, professional DJ’s will be on hand to give you the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a DJ. The two students with the best skills at the end of the Master Class will be selected to join the pro’s on stage that evening for the Light It Up Glow Party. Whether you’re the DJ or not, this will be an experience you won’t want to miss! Master Class: 3 p.m.; Glow Party: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

» National Championship Football Game
Come enjoy food, fun, competition, and celebration as we watch the battle for the NCAA Division I Football Championship on the big screen in Charger Union Theater, Monday, Jan. 12, from 6 p.m., to 11p.m. Before the game, we'll crown the fall intramural champions for flag football, softball, ultimate frisbee, and tennis. During commercial breaks, we'll introduce what Charger Recreation has to offer in 2015, including upcoming intramural leagues, club sports, and outdoor recreation trips. Hope you can join us!

» Canvas will Replace Angel in 2015
All spring semester 2015 online courses (and courses that have online content) will be taught in the new learning management system — Canvas. Visit Canvas now to get familiar with the new system. Simply navigate to and log in with your Charger credentials. You have been enrolled in a course called Canvas Resources. This course includes important introductory videos and tutorials that will help you prepare for the Angel to Canvas transition. View the resources in this course by clicking on Courses at the top of the Canvas home screen and choosing Canvas Resources from the drop-down list of options.

» Holiday Break Shutdown
Please remember to turn off all unnecessary items in classrooms, offices, common areas, kitchen areas, and laboratories before leaving for the holidays.  Remember to include all lighting, computer equipment, classroom equipment, kitchen equipment, etc.  Also, please empty all refrigerators before 1 p.m.  Trash in kitchen areas will be emptied at 1 p.m. to allow for emptying of refrigerators.  All other trash will be emptied at regular time. For more information, 256.824.6242

» Available Surplus Property at Central Receiving
UAH’s Central Receiving Building (CRB) serves as the clearinghouse for the surplus property. A listing of available surplus property can now be seen at the following website: Weekly updates are planned to alert faculty and staff of items available for reuse. Items can be inspected Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m., to 5 p.m. CRB inventory changes daily and the campus community is welcome to visit periodically. Please note that surplus property is available for reassignment, for use on campus, by faculty and staff only. Claims to property are first come, first served, and must be done, in person, at the warehouse. Deliveries of claimed surplus is limited to campus locations. For further information contact Central Receiving at 256.824.6315 or by email to

» UAH Student Health Center Relocates
The UAH Student Health Center has moved to a new location in Wilson Hall (room 325).

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