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July 18 - July 24
Dr. Dale Thomas, UAH Professor and Eminent Scholar of ISE introduced Elizabeth Patterson as the inaugural fellow of the Bastion Technologies Inc. and UAH new Technical Fellows Program.
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» UAH 2016 Alumni of Achievement Awards set

» UAH 2016-2017 parking decals available (updated)

» TEMPO team meets with scientists

Annual Registering of Student Organizations
Annual Registering of new and returning student organizations: July 18 - Sept. 19, Charger Union room 201. Questions? Email: Visit:

UAH Hosts Cyber-Charged Camp for Teachers
Cyber-Charged Camp for middle and high school teachers through Friday, July 22, from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., campus-wide. Program funded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, designed to educate teachers about the need for more cybersecurity experts.

Student Organizations: Application for Computer Cubicle Space and Lockers
Application for computer cubicle space and lockers: July 18 - Aug. 1, Charger Union room 201. Visit: Questions? Email:

UAH Hosts Cyber-Charged Camp for Students
Cyber-Charged Camp for rising middle and high school students through Friday, July 22, from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., campus-wide. Program funded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, designed to educate students about the need for more cybersecurity experts.

UAH Presents Hypnotist Eric Mina
Eric Mina is an international comedy hypnotist who will change the way you think about hypnosis. ​His ​"Hypnotize Me" show is a high impact experience that is guaranteed to make you fall on the floor laughing. Feel the excitement of a comedy hypnotist show the way it should be, 9 p.m., to10 p.m., Charger Union Theater.

Ten weeks-last day to withdraw

UAH Moonlight Movies: "The Jungle Book"
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo, 8 p.m., Charger Union Lawn.

World Languages and Cultures Workshop
UAH Department of World Languages and Cultures and co-sponsor Alabama World Languages Association (AWLA) host workshop for K-12 teachers. UAH alumna Mary E. Crouch ('09, BA Spanish, Foreign Language and Literatures), was named AWLA's 2016 Most Promising New Foreign Language Teacher. Crouch teaches at James Clemens High School in Madison County (AL). For more information, Dr. Linda Maier, UAH Professor of Spanish,

UAH ODMA Symposium
UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs presents "The Social and Financial Impact of Race Relations," 6:30 p.m., to 8 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Moderator will be Delois Smith, panel guests include sociologists, law enforcement officers, economists and sustainability experts. For more information, please call 256.824.4600.

Second five weeks-last day to withdraw

Alumni Networking Social at Pints and Pixels
All UAH alumni are invited to attend, meet, and network with fellow alumni 5:30 p.m., to 7 p.m. RSVP requested to assist with plans for seating.

Ten weeks last Tuesday/ Thursday class

» 2016 Week of Welcome (WOW) Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
» UAH is proud to be tobacco and vapor free
» The University of Alabama System Zika Virus Travel Advisory

» UAH Rise School Seeking Volunteers
The UAH Rise School is looking to "grow" their volunteer base. If you are interested in volunteering at The UAH Rise School, please contact Deana Aumalis, Director, at 256.489.7512 or email

» Summer & Fall 2016 Freshman Orientation

First-time freshmen (graduating high school seniors) planning to enroll for the Summer and/or Fall 2016 terms are required to attend Freshman Orientation. Register Now. Schedule of events coming soon. Each session begins at 12:30 p.m., on Day 1 and concludes on Day 2 at 1 p.m.

Mon.-Tues. July 18-19
Thurs.-Fri. August 11-12

Each orientation session will provide Honors advising and information.

» Summer & Fall 2016 Transitions Orientation

Transfer, Second-Degree or Non-Traditional students planning to enroll for Summer and/or Fall 2016 terms are required to attend Transitions Orientation. Register Now. Schedule of events coming soon. Each session begins at 8:30 a.m., and concludes no later than 2 p.m.

Thurs. July 21
Thurs. August 4
Mon. August 8

» UAH SBDC Workshop for Small Businesses
"Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Overview and Resources Available for Small Businesses," Wednesday, Aug.10, from 9 a.m., to noon, at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce. The presentation will provide an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency.

» UAH to open Early Learning Center
The UAH Early Learning Center (ELC) will officially open on campus Wednesday, Aug. 17. The ELC is now accepting applications for enrollment. The early childhood education program will serve all learners from age nine months to school entry. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location site: University Place School at 4503 University Drive.


» Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Achievement Awards Ceremony
You are invited to help recognize outstanding alumni and welcome in another exciting year for the UAH Alumni Association, 5:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium. Reception immediately following. Reserve Your Seat Online: 2016AlumniAnnualMtgRSVP

» UAH Fall Move In Day
Residence halls will open Friday, Aug. 12, at 9 a.m. and new students will be greeted by returning students, faculty, and staff. Later in the day, make sure to stop by tents outside of the residence halls for information from Student Life and Family Programs. Grab lunch from one of the food trucks. Campus wide. Hosted by: UAH Housing and Greek Life.

» Honors College: Dinner with the Dean
UAH Honors Dean William Wilkerson will cook dinner for all Honors College students, Friday, Aug. 12, 6 p.m., to 9 p.m., Frank Franz Hall Courtyard. Join Dr. Wilkerson and the rest of the Honors College staff for food, fun, and a big welcome to the Honors College. In case of rain, Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose Room.

» Honors Service Day
Join the Honors College Service Corps and fellow Honors students on Saturday, Aug. 13, Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose Room to give back to UAH and the Huntsville community. Several different service options available--something for everyone.

» University Convocation
The official academic welcome to campus, Convocation is rich in tradition and a must-attend for all new students, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m., to 7 p.m., Campus Greenway.

» President's Picnic
Food! Fun! Festivities! Don't miss the President's Picnic taking place immediately following convocation, 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., Charger Union Lawn. Great food, live music, and a chance to mingle with friends, faculty, staff, and administration. Charger ID card needed for attendance.

» UAH ODMA co-sponsors Lilly Ledbetter Visit
The UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and Global Ties Alabama (formerly The International Services Council of Alabama) will sponsor a public talk by equal pay activist, Lilly Ledbetter on Friday, Aug. 26, at 5:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Ledbetter's visit to campus is in observance of International Women's Equality Day. Ledbetter took her equal pay fight to the U.S. Supreme Court. On Jan. 29, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act into law.

» ACU Secret Meals Shuffle Glow 5K
The Alabama Credit sponsors the third annual Secret Meals Shuffle Glow 5K on Friday, Aug. 26, at 7:30 p.m., on the UAH campus. The organization provides nutritional food packs for elementary school children living in poverty in North Alabama. Be sure to wear bright neon colors. Registration fee to Aug. 25, is $25-Race Day $35.Register today @SECRETMEALS.ORG.

» Propulsion Research Center's 25th Anniversary Symposium and Celebration
A two-day celebration, Oct. 13-14, highlighting the achievements of UAH Propulsion Research Center (PRC) students, alumni, and staff over 25 years. Attendees will have an opportunity to:
  • Reconnect with PRC Colleagues
  • Celebrate founding contributors at the "Leading the Way in Propulsion" Banquet
  • Participate in student/alumni symposia
  • See the new laboratory capabilities
  • Meet current students and faculty
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