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July 18 - 27
The traffic pattern is changing around North Campus Residence Hall, Morton Hall and Frank Franz Residence Hall. The traffic islands are being removed and lanes will switch to two-way traffic.
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» UAH establishes new Latin American Studies Minor

» UAH's Emanuel Waddell named President of NOBCChE

» UAH part of team researching tropical trees hit by lightning

» Individual and institutional awareness power growing UAH recycling effort

» UAH parking informational meetings
There are a number of important changes being made to campus parking that are designed to accommodate the increased number of students, improve vehicular circulation and pedestrian safety in, by design, an increasingly pedestrian, and bicycle, oriented environment (see Campus Master Plan Update 2016: Campus Master Plan Update 2016).

To introduce the changes, some of which are detailed below, campus-wide informational meetings regarding parking for the 2017-18 academic year will be held in Charger Union Theater on the following dates:
  • July 25, 7 p.m.
  • July 26, 7 p.m.

» UAH travel reimbursements processing change
Effective immediately, the Office of Business Services will now be processing travel reimbursements. For questions or more information please visit or contact Sharon Box at 256-824-2239.

» New Flesh on Old Bones
Local artist Kristy Jane From-Brown’s exhibition New Flesh on Old Bones is on view now through July 28th.

Charger Engineer Innovators
July 17 - July 21
Changing the world is what engineers do—by solving problems with innovation, creativity, and by applying science and technology.

UAH SBDC/PTAC Seminar "Tax Issues & Resolutions for Small Businesses"
This training session will address various issues that are common trouble points for business owners: payroll, tax, and business expense.

OLLI Summer Class: Smithsonian Picturing America
Summer program presentation for adults 50+ "Smithsonian Picturing America," (course number C61M1715) Wednesdays, July 19, 26, and Aug. 2, from 9:30 a.m., to 11 a.m. Explore America's stories through a highly interactive, artwork-driven video conferences. Begin the four-part series with a review of the language of art, focusing on analysis, interpretation, and critique. Move on to Early America to learn how Americans transformed themselves from colonists to citizens. Wars at Home and Abroad will cover the Civil War through WWII. Contemporary Life art features the transformation of Americans entering the post-War era. All classes will be held on the UAH campus. REGISTER EARLY! Seating is limited and on a first-come basis. Membership questions? Contact OLLI at 256.824.6183 or

UAH Charger Preview
Charger Preview is designed for high school juniors and sophomores and their parents, the event is a great chance for students to gain a quick overview of the Charger experience. At Charger Preview, students will:
  • Speak with representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, and various student services
  • Learn valuable information about the admission process and scholarship opportunities
  • Take a student-led campus tour featuring our suite-style residence halls
  • Attend an academic browsing fair
  • Enjoy a complimentary meal with UAH students
Saturday, July 22, Check-in: 8:30 a.m., Charger Union, 4705 Holmes Avenue \ Huntsville, AL 35899 REGISTER NOW FOR CHARGER PREVIEW

Alumni of Achievement Awards and Annual Meeting
You are invited to the annual Alumni of Achievement Awards and Annual Meeting! On Tuesday, Aug. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the Alumni Association will be hosting this prestigious awards ceremony in order to recognize some of UAH's most excellent and accomplished alumni. Please make plans to join us at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building, Room 112. Email if you have any questions. Please RSVP at