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April 20 - April 26
UAH and Northrop Grumman Corporation announced a stronger partnership as the company's executives toured the campus at the invitation of the College of Engineering on Friday. Mark Thornton ('85 BS ECE), left, director of Northrop Grumman Information Systems, talks with Dr. Robert Altenkirch, UAH president.
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» UAH recipient of ACUI Facility Design Award

» Earth Day 2015

» UAH Foundation Award Winners

Invisible Scar Documentary Screening
The screening for the documentary "The Invisible Scar," begins at 7:30 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater. After over a decade of fighting, many soldiers and their families find themselves dealing with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Free and open to the public.

Office of Diversity Leadership Colloquium
The UAH Office of Diversity Leadership Colloquium training session "K-12 and Higher Education Trends and Issues," 6 p.m., to 9 p.m., Wilson Hall room 218. For more information:

Bryan Adams Talk
U.S. veteran and Purple Heart recipient Bryan Adams' will talk about his mental health journey, at 6:30 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater. Free and open to the public.

UAH Department of Music Event
Advanced Conducting Class Recital, Joseph Lee, instructor, 2:20 p.m, Roberts Recital Hall.

Spring Tutoring Blitz
Come to the Student Success Center's Spring Tutoring Blitz in the CTC Exhibit Hall, from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m., to get help preparing for your finals. The first 100 students will receive a free t-shirt! Why just take your finals when you can blitz them.

Classics Week
Society for Ancient Languages lectures by Dr. Andrew Feldherr of Princeton University, presentation "Latin Poetry and Culture," 11 a.m., and 7 p.m., Union Grove Gallery.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Wind Ensemble, Joseph Lee, conductor, with guest artist Michael Samis, cello, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Admission $5 adults/free for students.

Late Night Breakfast
ACE and Dining Services will sponsor the Spring Semester Late Night Breakfast at the UAH Cafe, 10 p.m., to midnight. This event is free with a UAH ID.

UAH Department of Music Event
Senior Recital by Angelica Reidy, soprano and Robert Henderson, baritone at 7:30 p.m., is the Hogue Sinfonietta with Dorrie Nutt, French Horn, as guest artist.

Second Annual 10 Minute Play Festival
The Charger Theatre Club is hosting the Second Annual 10 Minute Play Festival, 7:30 p.m., to 9 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium. It will feature five short comedic and dramatic plays written by UAH students and a Q&A session with the writers afterwards. Free and open to the public.

UAH final exams, through Friday, May 1.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Jazz Ensemble, Ken Watters and Keith Taylor, directors, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Tickets at door $5 adults/free for students. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

» UAH Campus Lake Open for Fishing April 25
» Scholars Institute 2015

» UAH Receives Grant for Colon Cancer Screening
The UAH Faculty/Staff Clinic recently received a grant from the Alabama Department of Health to screen employees for colon cancer. The screening test is FREE to employees. When UAH employees participate in the screening, or bring proof from their personal physician that a colonoscopy has been completed employees get a chance to win a $500 Target gift card. Colon screening kits may be picked-up at the UAH Faculty/Staff Clinic, in Wilson Hall Suite 327. Remember that your screening has to be complete by Friday, May 1, to be eligible for the prize drawing. For more information, please call the clinic at 256.824.2100. Click here to view poster

» The Community Garden Annual Plant Sale
The UAH Community Garden's fourth annual Plant Sale will end on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Plants may be purchased at the UAH Community Garden hoop house at the south end of the campus. Please see the following link for directions to the sale: Google Map Directions to the UAH Community Garden.

» New Country Comedy Presentation
Fair Trade Productions presents New Country, a comedy in two acts by Mark Roberts (Mike & Molly fame). The play will be presented in the Wilson Hall Theatre for eight special preview performances before its official opening Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Dates for the performances are Wednesday, April 29, Saturday, May 2, Wednesday, May 6, and Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by UAH. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $12 for seniors, and free for UAH students. For more information, visit: or call 256-824-6871.

» OSP Video Available for Viewing
The Office of Sponsored Programs “Tidbit Thursday Video” labled “Non-Disclosure Agreements” is now available. The video may be viewed by clicking on the title or clicking “Tidbit Thursday Video.” and then the title on the OSP website. If you have any questions after viewing the video please contact Felecia Troupe at 256.824.2660.

» 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:

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