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March 2 - March 8
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UAH President Dr. Robert A. Altenkirch recently hosted a community reception for Dr. Kristi Motter, the new Vice-President of Student Affairs. The event was held at the newly renovated Bevill Conference Center and Hotel located on the UAH campus.
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CHARGERS
TUESDAY, MARCH 3
sport iconMen’s Basketball vs. GSC Tournament
7:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
sport iconBaseball vs. Lemoyne Owen
1:00 pm (DH)
FRIDAY, MARCH 6
sport iconTennis vs. Lincoln Memorial
1:00 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 7
sport iconSoftball vs. Shorter
2:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Shorter
2:00 (DH)
sport iconTrack & Field vs. Charger Invitational
All Day
SUNDAY, MARCH 8
sport iconSoftball vs. Shorter
1:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Shorter
1:00 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
sport iconSoftball vs. Kentucky Wesleyan
2:00 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
sport iconBaseball vs. Tuskegee
3:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
sport iconSoftball vs. Tuskegee
2:00 pm (DH)
sport iconWomen’s Tennis vs. Montevallo
3:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Trevecca Nazarene
6:00 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
sport iconTennis vs. Valdosta State
1:00 pm
sport iconSoftball vs. Delta State
2:00 pm (DH)
SUNDAY, MARCH 22
sport iconSoftball vs. Delta State
1:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Delta State
1:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1
sport iconBaseball vs. Miles
1:00 pm (DH)
FRIDAY, APRIL 3
sport iconTennis vs. Alabama A&M
2:00 pm
sport iconSoftball vs. Valdosta State
2:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Valdosta State
2:00 pm (DH)
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
sport iconTennis vs. Delta State
1:00 pm
sport iconSoftball vs. Valdosta State
1:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Valdosta State
1:00 pm
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8
sport iconSoftball vs. Miles
3:00 pm (DH)
sport iconBaseball vs. Montevallo
6:00 pm
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
sport iconTennis vs. Lee
1:00 pm
MONDAY, APRIL 13
sport iconWomen’s Tennis vs. Martin Methodist
3:30 pm
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
sport iconBaseball vs. Stillman
6:00 pm
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
sport iconSoftball vs. Union
2:00 pm (DH)
sport iconBaseball vs. Union
3:00 pm (DH)
SUNDAY, APRIL 19
sport iconSoftball vs. Union
1:00 pm
sport iconBaseball vs. Union
1:00 pm
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» Award-winning researcher Robert Swap visits UAH as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series

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CAMPUS EVENTS
MAR
2
Department of Art & Art History Exhibit
Baxter Stults Senior Exit Show on view in the Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery, weekdays 9 a.m., to 5 p.m.

Department of Art & Art History Exhibit
Anna Parks Senior Exit Show on view in the Wilson Hall Art Gallery, weekdays 9 a.m., to 5 p.m.

MAR
4
Community Figure Drawing Night
The Student Art Club will host a Community Figure Drawing Night, from 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., in Wilson Hall room 238. For more information, please contact dms0021@uah.edu.

MAR
5
Department of Art & Art History Reception
Reception for Baxter Stults in the Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery, 4:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m.

Honors College Lecture
"The Future of Sustainable Energy," presented by Dr. Bill Carswell, 11:10 a.m., Materials Science Building room 100. Carswell is associated with the Reliability and Failure Analysis Laboratory at UAH. The lecture is free and open to the public.

MAR
6
AAUW "Breaking Through Barriers" Luncheon
Major General (retired) Barbara G. Fast is the keynote speaker for the annual luncheon from 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., at the Jackson Center (Cummings Research Park). Fast currently serves as vice president and senior advisor on cybersecurity at CGI. Tickets purchased at http://tinyurl.com/AAUWBTB or by phone at 256.604.8414. The event is co-sponsored by the UAH Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Huntsville Branch of the American Association of University Women.

MAR
7
"Soaring for Social Justice"
"Soaring for Social Justice" annual Kite Festival, 11 a.m., to 3 p.m., at John Hunt Park. Co-sponsors include Asha Kiran, the City of Huntsville and the UAH Women's and Gender Studies Program.

UAH Department of Music Event
Hogue Sinfonietta, Charles Hogue, conductor, guest artist, Katherine Newman, Robert Tuck, trumpet, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall.

Kappa Delta’s Shamrock Event
Kappa Delta’s Shamrock 5K Run funds will support Prevent Child Abuse America and the National Children's Advocacy Center. The event is from 8 a.m., to 11 a.m., at the Kappa Delta House. For more information, updates, and online registration, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/Shamrock5KFB.

MAR
12
Office of Multicultural Affairs Event
In celebration of Women's History Month reality TV star and entertainment attorney Marshawn Evans will give two public talks on Thursday, March 12, "Skirts in the Boardroom: A Woman's Survival Guide to Success in Business and Life," from 9:30 a.m., to 10:55 a.m., and "Finding Your Purpose," from 7:30 p.m., to 9 p.m., in the University Center Exhibit Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

MAR
13
Smoke Out Arthritis
Enjoy barbecue, a silent auction, and a pie-eating contest from 4 p.m., to 8 p.m., on Greek Row. All proceeds will go to the Arthritis Foundation. Tickets can be purchased in advance, please call Hannah Kohler at, hjk0004@uah.edu.

MAR
16
Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture
Noted Historian Dr. Peter S. Alagona will give the lecture "Species Complex: Classification and Conservation in American Environmental History," at 4 p.m., in the Wilson Hall Theater (room 001). Alagona is an associate professor in the Department of History and Environmental Studies at The University of California, Santa Barbara. Free and open to the public.

The HudsonAlpha Roundtable
"The Business of Biotech at HudsonAlpha," is the theme for the UAH College of Business Administration Entrepreneurs Roundtable Series, at 5:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium. A reception will immediately follow the roundtable discussion. The event is free and open to the public.

MAR
19
Department Of Music Event
UAH Wind Ensemble Joseph Lee, conductor, with guest artist Peter Povey, violin, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

MAR
23
UAH faculty and students observe Spring Break
No classes, March 23 - 28.

MAR
27
Spring Break Holiday (UAH closed).



CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» Change in Fire Extinguisher Inspection Procedures on UAH Campus


» UAH Counseling Center Workshop
"Accommodating Student Learning: Balancing Academic Excellence with Appropriate Support," will be presented Wednesday, March 4 at 10 a.m., in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology room 301. Topics include: roles and responsibilities for students, faculty, staff, DSS, Testing Services; the value of consultation; accommodation vs. crisis or distress; and challenges and successes. If interested in attending one of the sessions, please E-mail: brittany.holland@uah.edu.

» UAH Counseling Center Workshop
"Addressing the Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders," will be presented Thursday, March 5, from 1 p.m., to 2:30 p.m., in the Wilson Hall Theater room 001. The workshop will focus on the needs of faculty members across campus. Workshop presenters are Dr. Lisa Meeks from The University of California, San Francisco, and Dr. Michelle Rigler, from The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. The workshop will focus on the needs of faculty members to work with students with ASD inside and outside the classroom. Topics include: appropriate accommodations; boundaries; communication; conduct in the classroom as well as during office hours. Click here to sign up. The session will be recorded and posted on CANVAS at a later date for those that cannot attend.

» Designing in 3D Presentation
3D Design is quickly becoming an important skill in industries like 3D printing, engineering, manufacturing, filmmaking, and game development. On Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m., Charger Union Sky Bridge, come learn how to use tools like SolidEdge, Blender, Maya, and ZBrush to design assets in 3D for your next project. More info is posted at http://makers.uah.edu/talks/. For specific information, please contact chris.mcclellan@uah.edu, or call 256.289.0277.

» Success Through Academic Research Spring Conference
The UAH Success Through Academic Research (STAR) Spring Conference will be Friday, March 6, from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m., Bevill Convention Center and Hotel rooms 268 and 269. The event features presentations, sessions, and a keynote presentation on global engagement by Dr. Rolf Goebel (UAH chair of of the Department of Foreign Languages). For detailed information, please email: luciana.findlay@uah.edu.

» UAH Coffeehouse Writers Series
"A Man and A Woman," poetry by Allen Berry and Marianne (Gatlianne) Gatlin will be presented at the UAH Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery, Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 p.m., to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Berry’s poetry has appeared in many publications, and he has published one collection with another due this spring. Gatlin is a writer, artist and teacher. The series is co-sponsored by the UAH Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Louis Salmon Library. For more information please call 256.824.6114, or email: coffeymt@uah.edu.

» OSP to host two-day RCR Training Session
The UAH Office of Sponsored Programs will host a two-day Spring 2015 Responsible Conduct of Research Training Session next month on the UAH campus.The sessions will be conducted on Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20, in Wilson Hall room 218. There will be two three-hour sessions each day, beginning at 9 a.m., and ending at 4 p.m. Session titles include “Case Studies in Research Misconduct,” “Mentoring: Responsibilities and Relationships,” and “Principles of Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership.” Participants should register here: http://www.osp.uah.edu/registrations/RCR.php.

» Faculty, Research Staff Needed for Research Horizons Day
The First Research Horizons Day Celebration will be held in conjunction with the University Honors Convocation on Tuesday, April 7. The purpose of the event is to highlight and celebrate the work of student researchers. Faculty and research staff who have mentored students in research or creative projects between fall semester 2013 and fall semester 2014 are asked to encourage their students to apply. Posters/Creative presentations will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded. The application can be found here (http://www.uah.edu/undergraduate-research/research-horizons-day). Posters will be due Friday, March 20. For more information, please contact Dave Cook by e-mail (dave.cook@uah.edu) or phone 256.824.5705.

» UAH Theatre Presents: "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
UAH Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare's popular comedy of magic and mayhem. An enchanted forest in mythical Athens sets the stage for the adventures of four star-crossed lovers, a group of amateur actors, a duke and duchess, a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, a weaver who's transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites, and last but not least, Puck the trickster elf who knows falling in love can make fools of us all. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," runs March 11-22, in Chan Auditorium on the UAH Campus. For more information, please call 256-824-6871, visit uah.edu/theatre, or join our Facebook event.

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