Hi ! Check out this week's news and events from around campus. View this email in your browser October 5 - October 11 PHOTO OF THE WEEK World-famous pianist Olga Kern answered questions from UAH music students during a Q&A last week. Kern is also a Van Cliburn Gold Medalist. CONNECT CHARGERS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 Volleyball vs. West Florida7:00 pmHockey vs. Uconn7:00 pmSATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 Volleyball vs. Valdosta State2:00 pmHockey vs. Uconn7:00 pmTUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 Volleyball vs. West Georgia7:00 pmFRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 Women's Soccer vs. West Florida5:00 pmMen's Soccer vs. West Florida7:30 pmSATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 Alabama (Exhibition at IcePlex)7:00 pmSUNDAY, OCTOBER 18 Women's Soccer vs. Spring Hill1:00 pmMen's Soccer vs. Spring Hill3:00 pmTUESDAY, OCTOBER 20 Volleyball vs. West Alabama7:00 pmWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 Men's Soccer vs. Montevallo7:00 pmFRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 Hockey vs. Alaska Anchorage7:00 pmSATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 Hockey vs. Alaska Anchorage7:00 pmSUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 Women's Soccer vs. Valdosta State1:00 pmTUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 Men's Soccer vs. Concordia Alabama6:00 pmFRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 Volleyball vs. Union7:00 pmMen's Soccer vs. West Alabama7:30 pmSATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 Volleyball vs. Christian Brothers2:00 pmFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Hockey vs. Michigan Tech7:00 pmSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Volleyball vs. Mississippi College1:00 pmVolleyball vs. Kentucky State5:00 pmHockey vs. Michigan Tech7:00 pmSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Women's Basketball vs. Southern Indiana2:00 pmWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 Women's Basketball vs. Hiwassee5:30 pmFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 Men's Basketball vs. Stillman5:00 pmWomen's Basketball vs. Tuskegee7:00 pmSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Men's Basketball vs. Trevecca Nazarene3:00 pmMONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 Women's Basketball vs. Lane5:30 pmWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Hockey vs. Bemidji State7:00 pmFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Hockey vs. Bemidji State7:00 pmFRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 Hockey vs. Northern Michigan7:00 pmSATURDAY, DECEMBER 5 Hockey vs. Northern Michigan7:00 pmTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 Women's Basketball vs. West Alabama5:30 pmMen's Basketball vs. West Alabama7:30 pmSATURDAY, DECEMBER 12 Women's Basketball vs. West Georgia2:00 pmMen's Basketball vs. West Georgia4:00 pmTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17 Women's Basketball vs. Shorter5:30 pmMen's Basketball vs. Shorter7:30 pmFRIDAY, DECEMBER 18 Hockey vs. Colorado College7:00 pmSATURDAY, DECEMBER 19 Women's Basketball vs. Lee2:00 pmMen's Basketball vs. Lee4:00 pmHockey vs. Colorado College7:00 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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TOP HEADLINES » UAH, PTAC to sponsor annual Business MatchMaker event » UAH observes National Cybersecurity Month 2015 » Homecoming 2015 Events CAMPUS EVENTS OCT7ITAR, EAR and Export Compliance TrainingOffice of Research Security campus training for International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) and Export Administration Act (EAR) compliance, 10 a.m., to 11:30 a.m., or 2 p.m., to 3:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium (room 125). presented by attorney Alan Enslen. To confirm attendance, please contact: email@example.com.ASME October Luncheon MeetingThe North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting at 11:30 a.m., Von Braun Research Hall Room M-50. Guest speaker Carolyn Russell, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. To reserve lunch, contact Drew Wallburg at 256.503.8960 or firstname.lastname@example.org.ACE Moonlight Movie: "Happy Gilmore"Join Association for Campus Entertainment for the last Moonlight Movie of the semester, "Happy Gilmore," 8 p.m., Charger Union Lawn (inclement weather location Charger Union Theater). Free admission with UAH ID, $5 general admission without ID. Complimentary refreshments for all.OCT8UAH Fall BreakOct. 8 - 10 No classes (UAH faculty and students). University administrative offices remain open.UAH Rise School closed for Fall BreakOCT11UAH Orientation Leader ApplicationInterested in becoming a 2016-17 Orientation Leader? Apply through Friday, Oct. 16. For more information on how to apply visit uah.edu/orientation/leader.OCT13Study Abroad Information SessionCome hear about the growing variety of study abroad opportunities available to all UAH students. Free pizza will be provided, 6 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose Room.OCT15Disability Support Services DayJoin Disability Support Services from 9 a.m.to 11 a.m., for DSS Day. The event will be held on the Greenway in front of the Louis Salmon Library. Free coffee and doughnuts. For more information, please visit: http://www.uah.edu/health-and-wellness/disability-supportStudent Diversity Advocates Roundtable DiscussionHosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Monthly event that provides opportunity for discussion about issues of social justice, diversity, and multiculturalism. Free food, fun, fellowship, games, and door prizes 5:30 p.m, to 6:30 p.m., Frank Franz Hall.UAH ASME Student Section MeetingUAH American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Section will meet at 7 p.m., in Olin King Technology Hall N-225. Ron Schwertfeger will give the presentation "Citations Workshop." Attendee's will also have the opportunity to download free citation software. All students are welcome, refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Matthew Watts (email@example.com), or Dr. Christina Carmen (Christina.Carmen@uah.edu).OCT16Department of Communication Arts to host fall SCoR ColloquiumUAH Department of Communication Arts Department hosts fall seminar "Rhetoric, Christianity, and War," guest speaker Dr. Jouni Tilli of the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), 1:30 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology room 301. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.Mathematical Sciences ColloquiumDr. Songming Hou presents "Numerical Methods for Solving Interface Problems," 3 p.m., to 4 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology room 219. Hou is Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Louisiana Tech University. Refreshments served at 2:30 p.m., in Shelby 201 suite landing.Department of Music EventHogue Sinfonietta featuring Charles Hogue, conductor, with Dr. Aaron Cain, baritone, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Students free with current identification. For more information 256.824.6436.UAH Orientation Leader ApplicationInterested in becoming a 2016-17 Orientation Leader? Applications accepted through Oct. 16. For more information on how to apply visit: uah.edu/orientation/leader.OCT17Girls' Science and Engineering Day 2015Girls' Seventh Annual Science and Engineering Day, for grades three through five, 9:30 a.m., to 2 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology. Girls will attend four 40 minute workshops. The cost for the day is $20 per girl including lunch. Fee covers all workshop materials, snacks, and souvenirs. Cancellations are not refundable. Register now. To volunteer.AIA International Archaeology Day FairAIA International Archaeology Day Fair at Lowe Mill Dock and Lawn, 1 p.m., to 4 p.m.Brandon Thompson, RPA, "WPA Excavations"Brandon Thompson, RPA, "WPA Excavations Revisited: Bio-archaeology in the Middle Tennessee River Valley" Brandon Thompson, RPA, will be lecturing on "WPA Excavations Revisited: Bio-archaeology in the Middle Tennessee River Valley," 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., Wilson Hall Theater (room 001).OCT19Homecoming Week 2015Oct 19 - 24Homecoming KickoffBe part of the tradition that brings UAH students, administrators, alumni, and community partners together to celebrate Charger Spirit. Charger Union Lawn 6:30 p.m., including blast from the past outdoor movie, 8 p.m.Department of Music EventGuest pianist Master Class, Doug Jurs, 6 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information 256.824.6436.OCT28UAH Department of Art, Art History and Design Event"Medusa and Lamashtu: Feminine Alterity in Greece and the Ancient Near East," presented by Dr. Karen Sonik, 2:20 p.m., Wilson Hall room 168. Sonik is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art & Art History at Auburn University.UAH Department of Art, Art History and Design Event"Monsters and Demons at the Dawn of Civilization," presented by Dr. Karen Sonik, 7:30 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology room 107. CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF » UAH's United Way campaign » SGA, Dean of Students to Host Red Flag CampaignThe UAH Dean of Students Office and the Student Government Association (SGA) will host the fourth annual Red Flag Campaign. Tables in the Charger Union Lobby will display information Oct. 5-7, from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. Crisis Services will also be present during the event. The Red Flag campaign is a national initiative designed to address dating violence and promote the prevention of dating violence on college campuses.» TIAA-CREF Upcoming Individual Retirement Counseling DatesInformation regarding retirement seminars offered on Oct. 14, and 15, by The Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama can be found at this rsa-al.gov site. Please call 800.732.8353 to schedule an appointment. If you have questions, you may contact UAH Human Resources at 256.824.6640.» See Acclaimed Documentary "Girl Rising" at UAHUAH is marking the United Nations' International Day of the Girl Child (Oct. 11) by showing the acclaimed documentary "Girl Rising" on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology room 107. "Girl Rising" is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and the Women's and Gender Studies Program at UAH. The film focuses on the stories of nine courageous girls from Cambodia, Nepal, Haiti, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan, and their heroic efforts to obtain education. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception. For more information about the film, please see http://girlrising.com.» 2015 Paint the Town Blue Homecoming Decoration ContestOct.15 is the registration deadline for the 2015 Paint the Town Blue Homecoming Decoration Contest hosted by the UAH Alumni Association. All UAH students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate. Judging categories include: Student Window Decoration Student Door Decoration Student Party Board Decoration Student Building/House Decoration Faculty/Staff Door Decoration Faculty/Staff Window Decoration Faculty/Staff Party Board Decoration Faculty/Staff Office/Lobby Decoration Register to participate at http://tiny.cc/PaintTheTownBlue2015. Deadline to register is noon, Thursday, Oct. 15. All decorations must be completed for judging by 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19. Complete rules and regulations.» AOPi Run for Roses 5KFraternity and Sorority Row, UAH campus. Register for the second annual Alpha Omicron Pi "Run for Roses 5K Run," Wednesday, Oct. 28, at: www.runforroses.eventbrite.com. Registration is $20 and includes an event t-shirt (sold separately for $15 until Oct. 7). Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. All proceeds go to benefit The Arthritis Foundation.» Flu Shots Available for UAH Faculty and StaffFlu shots are now available at the UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic. The cost is $20, cash or check. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months or older as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza. This year’s trivalent flu vaccine contains two strains of Influenza "A" and one strain of Influenza "B." It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu.for more information on this year's vaccine, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2015-2016.htm Call the clinic at 256.824.2100 for an appointment.» OIT: SPSS Statistics Version 23 Is Now AvailableVersion 23 of SPSS Statistics from IBM is now available to be installed on UAH-owned computers. It is possible to use more than one version of SPSS Statistics, so please contact the OIT Help Desk at email@example.com if you need an older version. More information is available in Chargerware.» VALIC Retirement Counseling DatesThursdays or by appointment. Please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. Information regarding retirement seminars offered by The Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama can be found http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/trs/planning-for-retirement/seminars/. If you have questions, you may contact UAH Human Resources at 256.824.6640.