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August 23 - August 28
New UAH students celebrated the start of the fall semester by charging down the Campus Greenway to Convocation.
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sport iconMen's Soccer vs Trevecca Nazarene
7:30 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs. Ouachita Baptist
9:00 a.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs. Spring Hill
11:00 a.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs. Kentucky Wesleyan
1:00 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Alabama A&M
1:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Lynn
2:00 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Carson-Newman
12:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Rollins
11:00 a.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Tusculum
1:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs West Georgia
7:00 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Valdosta State
7:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs King
7:00 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs West Georgia
1:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs Christian Brothers
7:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs Union
1:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Palm Beach Atlantic
1:00 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Oakwood
7:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs Miles
4:30 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Delta State
5:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs Mississippi College
7:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Delta State
7:30 p.m.

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» UAH Offices of Diversity, Multicultural Affairs merge

» UAH welcomes Reagan Grimsley to the M. Louis Salmon Library

» UAH 2016-2017 parking decals available

London Travel Abroad Photo Reception and Exhibit
The London Photography Exhibit is on display in the UAH Louis Salmon Library through Friday, Aug. 26. A closing reception will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 4:30 p.m. For more information please contact, José A. Betancourt at 256.824.2877.

Department of Music Event
Percussion Master Class with Rich Graber, Assistant Principal Percussionist of the Nashville Symphony. Master Class is free and open to the public, 6 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall room 203. For questions about this and all UAH Percussion information, please contact Debi Loach at Band Room, Roberts 203.

Department of Music Event
Music Forum faculty recital, 9:35 a.m., Roberts Recital Hall.

UAH Louis Salmon Library Street Fair!
Free food and drinks! Fun and games! Door prizes! Come out to the Louis Salmon Library and have a good time while meeting the librarians, the Student Success Center, OIT, and other campus organizations and departments, 11a.m., to 2 p.m. Everyone welcome. Contact for more information.

ODMA Event: "SHERO Thursdays"
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs "SHERO Thursdays," guest presenter Beth Richardson, topic Understanding Your Why," 2 p.m., to 3 p.m., Shelby Center room 301. Richardson is Madison Market President for Progress Bank. Event is free and open to the public.

Department of Music Event
Student Senior Recital Matthew Gardner, Baritone, 7:30 p.m. Roberts Recital Hall. No admission fee.

Women's Equality Day
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, at 5:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Ledbetter's visit to campus is in observance of International Women's Equality Day.

2016 Distinguished Speaker Series, Fall 2016
UAH Department of Philosophy welcomes Dr. Phyllis Rooney (Oakland University), 7 p.m., to 8:30 p.m., Union Grove Gallery. Rooney's topic "Adversarial Argumentation and Diversity." Free and open to the public.

ACU Secret Meals Shuffle Glow 5K
The Alabama Credit Union sponsors the third annual Secret Meals Shuffle Glow 5K 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 until Aug. 25, is $25-Race Day $35. Register today @ SECRETMEALS.ORG.

LIT: Light+Innovation+Technology 2016
LIT, an annual light and projection arts festival, features colorful and environmental designs illuminating different sides of the Courthouse Square, 7 p.m.,to 10 p.m., Downtown Huntsville. Enjoy lights moving to music, 3D mapped content, interactive video and light displays. LIT is free and open to the public. Event in partnership with UAH, ARTSHUNTSVILLE.ORG and Downtown Huntsville, Inc.

UAH 2015-2016 Parking Decals Expire

UAH is closed in observance of Labor Day

UAH Humanities Center Lecture
Honors talk guest presenter Professor Sherryl Vint topic "Android Dreams Anthropocene Nightmares," 5 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Dr. Vint directs the Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies at The University of California Riverside, where she founded the Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Book Prize.

UAH Fall Career Fair
The Fall Career Fair offers UAH students and alumni the chance to speak with multiple employers in one location about co-op, internship, part-time, and full-time positions. Professional Attire Required. The event is open exclusively to UAH students and alumni. Bring multiple copies of your resume for distribution at the event from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., in the University Fitness Center. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. Check in at the alumni table. Pre-register at:   Click here for more details.

Join OLLI at the Biergarten!
Bring your favorite partner(s) and join OLLI at UAH for an evening at the Space and Rocket Center's German Biergarten "Stein and Dine" event, featuring authentic German cuisine and beverages, 4:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Leashed dogs welcome. For more information: Maxine L. Doherty Email:

UAH Humanities Center Lecture
Humanities Center public lecture guest lecturer Professor Sherryl Vint (UC Riverside), topic “What Androids Teach Us About Politics: Rosa Montero’s Tears in Rain,” 5 p.m., Wilson Hall room 168.

2016 RCEU Annual Poster Session
Research and Creative Experience for Undergraduates (RCEU) annual poster session summarizing students' summer work, 3 p.m., to 5 p.m., Student Services Building, North Lobby (near Shelby Center). For more information:

NANPA Early Registration Discount Ends
UAH College of Nursing hosts 22nd annual North Alabama Nurse Practitioner Clinical Symposium "It's Tiki Time," Sept. 16-17. Early registration discount ends today. Dr. Marsha Adams, Dean of the College of Nursing, will welcome symposium attendees. For detailed conference information and to register, please visit:

Robert Rieder Retirement Reception
Reception from 4 p.m., to 6 p.m., Shelby Center. Reception hosted by UA System Office of Counsel. RSVP by Friday, Aug. 26. Reply to electronic invitation or:

ODMA Student Enrichment Summit
"Dare to Take Charge: How to Live Your Purpose," The UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs fall Student Enrichment Summit offers strategies for student success, Shelby Center room 107, registration 9:30 a.m. Lunch provided for UAH students 11:30 a.m., to 12:15 p.m., followed by keynote address Judge Glenda Hatchett, star of the nationally syndicated show, "Judge Hatchett." Register early to be eligible for a free laptop computer and door prizes. All students must be currently enrolled. Hatchett presentation at 12:30 p.m. Open to the public.

AIA Lecture Series
AIA lecture, guest presenter Dr. Jacob Latham, topic "On the Road to the Roman Arena: Religion, Power, and Spectacle," 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Latham is Assistant Professor of History at The University of Tennessee. Event is free and open to the public.

UAH Phonathon Begins
UAH's Bi-Annual Phonathon begins today and continues through Thursday, Oct. 20. Fundraising is an important goal, but not the only one. Current students will be calling alumni and friends of UAH to engage in meaningful conversation over shared experiences, and ask for financial support. It's also a great opportunity for networking, because it brings together both potential employers and soon-to-be members of the professional workforce. For more information contact Jennifer Brost, Director of Annual Giving and Research at 256.824.6853 or:

Fifth Annual UAH Health Careers Day
Health Careers Day, starts at 7 a.m., and closes at 1 p.m., Shelby Center Lobby. This is a campus-wide, community event for all students interested in entering a healthcare field. Students have the opportunity to talk to representatives from various healthcare programs and attend educational sessions. Registration necessary for attendance: For more information: E: or visit:

Department of Music Event
Community Event featuring Phil Weaver, solo guitar, performing works by Solis, Piazzolla, Merline and Barrios. Short indie films by Jon Sawa (Campanas del Alba at Stephens Gap) and Phil Weaver (Farewell to Stromness at Cane Creek Canyon with Shelby Hurley). Flying Monkey Arts Theatre at Lowe Mill, 7:30 p.m. General admission: $10.

Seventh International Festival of North Alabama
iFEST 2016 features international cuisine and exhibitions, food trucks, open air market, live music and children's activities, 9:30 a.m., to 5 p.m., UAH Fitness Center, 500 John Wright Drive. Free entry. Co-sponsored by UAH and the International Society of Huntsville. For more information please contact: Dr. Belinda Ong, or 256.824.6432.

Department of Music Event
UAH Student Senior Recital, Bryan Gregory, percussion, 3 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall.

UAH ELC Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Early Learning Center Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 6 p.m. Sponsored by the UAH College of Education. For more information please call 256.824.6180.

Celebrating 50 Years of Music at UAH
The 2016-2017 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of UAH's Department of Music. Please join us as we commemorate this landmark occasion with a year-long Golden Jubilee celebration, beginning today, to April 29! Check out the details

Academic Technologies Offering Training Sessions
A variety of training sessions for Canvas, Panopto/Lecture Capture, and Classroom Technologies will be available in August 2016. The target audience for these sessions will be new users of campus technologies and those interested in refreshing their skills. Registration is not required. Visit the OIT Training Calendar for specific dates, times, locations, and descriptions of our training offerings. If you have any questions, please contact us at:

» UAH is proud to be tobacco and vapor free
» The University of Alabama System Zika Virus Travel Advisory

» UAH Fall Break October 6-8

» 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. Sign up to receive event updates and more details.

» Hero Hustle 5K Run and Information Fair
Hero Hustle 5K Run and Information Fair on Sunday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m., Spragins Hall (1601 Ben Graves Drive). Hero Hustle is sponsored by the UAH Veteran's Network. Tickets: Register Here:

» UAH ODMA Hosts Fifth Annual ALAHEDO Conference
The UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs hosts the Fifth Annual Alabama Association of Higher Education Diversity Officers, Thursday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 28, Conference Training Center and Student Services Building. Guest speakers include Nichelle Nix, Director of the Alabama Office of Minority Affairs, and Kathy Obear, of Alliance for Change. For more information email: