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September 26 - October 2
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CHARGERS
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Oakwood
7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
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.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Mississippi College
1:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Mississippi College
3:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
sport iconVolleyball vs West Alabama
6:00 p.m.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10
sport iconMen's Cross Country UAH Invitational
9:00 a.m.
sport iconWomen's Cross Country UAH Invitational
9:00 a.m.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Shorter
5:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Shorter
7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs Lee
1:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Soccer vs Lee
3:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
sport iconVolleyball vs Shorter
6:00 p.m.
sport iconIce Hockey vs Lake Superior State
7:07 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
sport iconVolleyball vs Lee
2:00 p.m.
sport iconIce Hockey vs Lake Superior State
7:07 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
sport iconVolleyball vs North Alabama
7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11
sport iconVolleyball vs Valdosta State
6:00 p.m.
sport iconIce Hockey vs Alaska Fairbanks
7:07 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12
sport iconVolleyball vs West Florida
2:00 p.m.
sport iconVolleyball vs Tuskegee
4:00 p.m.
sport iconIce Hockey vs Alaska Fairbanks
7:07 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18
sport iconIce Hockey vs Bowling Green
7:07 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19
sport iconIce Hockey vs Bowling Green
7:07 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
sport iconWomen's Basketball vs Trevecca Nazarene
5:30 p.m.
sport iconMen's Basketball vs Trevecca Nazarene
7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
sport iconIce Hockey vs Ferris State
7:07 p.m.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4
sport iconIce Hockey vs Ferris State
3:07 p.m.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15
sport iconWomen's Basketball vs West Georgia
5:30 p.m.
sport iconMen's Basketball vs West Georgia
7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17
sport iconWomen's Basketball vs West Alabama
2:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Basketball vs West Alabama
4:00 p.m.
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CAMPUS EVENTS
SEP
26
ODMA Manhood Mondays: "I am Excellence"
Forum presented by Dr. Emanuel Waddell, "Outclass Your Competition: Thriving and Surviving at a Predominantly White Institution," 2 p.m., to 3 p.m., Shelby Center room 301. Free and open to all students. Waddell is Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the College of Science, and Principle Investigator for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.

First Presidential Debate Viewing Party
Join UAH Student Life, Student Government Association, and political student organizations for the First Presidential Debate. Students will be able to view the debates in an educational and festive atmosphere. Get more information from university Republicans or Democrats. You can also register to vote! Food, Debate Bingo, and a Photo Booth also included, 8 p.m., to 9:30 p.m., Charger Union Theater.

SEP
27
UAH Welcomes Kirk O. Winemiller
The UAH Department of Biological Sciences distinguished speaker Dr. Kirk O. Winemiller, will present "Hydropower Development in the Tropics, a New Threat to Aquatic Biodiversity," 7 p.m., Shelby Center room 107. Winemiller is Regents' Professor, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University. Free and open to the public.

UAH Theatre Presentation
Christopher Durang's "Dentity Crisis," Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 8 p.m., special presentation Sept. 30 at 11:00 p.m., UAH Studio 106/Black Box Theatre. General admission $5, UAH students with ID free. For more information, uah.edu/theatre.

SEP
29
UAH Human Resources Seminars
"A Good Night’s Sleep," Shelbie King Hall room 127, 11:45 a.m. This presentation examines the issue of stress and insomnia and provides important solutions to help workers and families stress less and sleep better. Bring your lunch. Desserts and drinks to be provided. To register: complete this form.

UAH Alumna Hilda Lee Discusses New Book
Hilda Dulin Lee ('71 BA, English) will be the guest speaker for the Alumni Author Spotlight event at 6:30 p.m., in the Louis Salmon Library room 111. She will talk about her personal journey with binge eating disorder. A Q&A will follow. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the UAH Louis Salmon Library and the Alumni Association.

SEP
30
Dare to Dream Seminar
"Facilitating Post Traumatic Growth With Your Clients," 8:30 a.m., to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall room 168. Presented by Lynn Hazard (LCSW, PIP), six CE hours awarded. Sponsored by the UAH Counseling Center. For more information: daretodreamlife.com

UAH OSP Training Seminar
"Preparing and Submitting Proposals: National Science Foundation Fastlane," presented by Kenya Cole-Jones, 10 a.m., to 11 a.m., Von Braun Rsearch Hall-8. This session is provided to assist researchers with budget-development and proposal preparation. For more information, Antonia Pitts pittsa@uah.edu.

Celebrating 50 Years of Music at UAH
"Rhapsody in Blue: UAH Faculty Recital," 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Join the faculty for a Golden Jubilee Kickoff concert, featuring the works of Dvorak, Arutunian, Wray, and Gershwin and faculty soloists Karen Young, Carolyn Sanders, and Melody Ng. Reception to follow. Get your free tickets for this event: eventbrite.com. The Golden Jubilee is a year long event: Check out the details.

OCT
1
Pike Fireman's Challenge
Join Pi Kappa Alpha for the annual Fireman's Challenge, a 5K race designed to test your mettle against obstacles firefighters and first responders face in crisis situations, 8 a.m., to 6 p.m., UAH campus fields on the south end of the UAH campus, corner of Sparkman and Technology Drives. To register: UAH Pike's page on Facebook.

OCT
2
Huntsville Feminist Chorus Fall concert
The theme of this year's concert is "Quilting". Concert begins at 2 p.m., Huntsville Madison County Library Auditorium. Admission is free. For more information: rose.norman@gmail.com

OCT
4
Countdown to Cap and Gown
Join us at Countdown to Cap and Gown for food, fun, and information about Commencement, 3:30 p.m., to 6 p.m., Charger Union UAH Bookstore. Please contact registrar@uah.edu, or 256.824.7777.

OCT
6
UAH Fall Break
October 6-8

OCT
7
UAH OSP Training Seminar
"Preparing and Submitting Proposals: Grants.gov (NIH), from 10 a.m., to 11 a.m., Von Braun Research Hall E-8. This sessionwill assist in budget-development and proposal preparation using the grants.gov application for agencies such as DHHS, DOD, DOC, and DOT. For more information, Antonia Pitts pittsa@uah.edu.

OCT
13
Department of Music Event
Brass Master Class with William "Bill" Vermeulen, 4 p.m., to 6 p.m, Roberts Recital Hall. Enjoy coaching of local horn players by master teacher, and Principal Horn, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Bill VerMeulen. Free and open to the public.

OCT
19
UAH Study Abroad Fair
The Study Abroad Fair will offer students opportunities to learn about all of the study abroad opportunities available, 10 a.m., to 3 p.m., Charger Union Lobby. For more information: email studyabroad@uah.edu.

OCT
25
Art, Art History, and Design, AIA Society Lecture
"Old Excavations, New Data: The Oxen Project at Ur," presented by Dr. Tina Jongsma Greenfield, 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall room 168. Greenfield is a Zooarchaeologist at The University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada). Event is free and open to the public.

Art, Art History, and Design, AIA Society Public Talk
"ISIS: The Destruction of Archaeological Sites, and Saving Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria," presented by Dr. Tina Jongsma Greenfield, 7:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium. Greenfield is a Zooarchaeologist at The University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada).

Department of Music Event
UAH "Tuba Euphonium Ensemble: Octubafest Spooktacular," 6 p.m., to 7 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information, dave.ragsdale@uah.edu.

OCT
29
UAH Discovery Days
Designed for high school seniors and transfer students, Discovery Days showcases different elements of the Charger experience by letting participants attend a session about your prospective major, take a tour, learn about campus life, 8:30 a.m., to 3 p.m., Charger Union Theater. Register now for discovery day.


CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» 2016 Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report
» End of Year Closing


» Flu Shots Available at FSC
The UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic has flu shots. The cost is $20. Please call 256.824.2100 to make an appointment. The clinic is located in Wilson Hall, third floor, Suite 327. More information can be found at: cdc.gov/flu

» UAH Counseling Center's "Walk it Out"
What is "Walk it Out?" An informal group that meets to walk and talk about what's going on in our lives. Sponsored by the UAH Counseling Center, participants meet twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:20 a.m., to 12:30 p.m, beginning at the Counseling Center.

» Faculty Certification for Online Teaching
Interested in developing or improving an online course? Earn your Quality Educational Practice Online (QEPO) certification. This two-part, self-paced program is strongly recommended for any faculty member interested in or currently teaching an online course. Per UAH policy, all online courses must meet the minimum standards of the QEPO certification program. The fall session runs through Sunday, Nov. 27. Upon completion, you will be recognized as a QEPO certified instructor. For more information, contact Dr. Kendra Minor at kendra.minor@uah.edu or 256.824.6196.

» Call for Papers for the Inaugural Issue of "Perpetua"
"Perpetua," the UAH Journal of Undergraduate Research, is calling for papers for the inaugural issue and the deadline is Friday, Sept. 30. The first issue of "Perpetua" will be published Nov. 2016. "Perpetua" invites current UAH undergraduate students to submit their completed research and creative projects. All submissions must be endorsed by a UAH faculty member or research staff. To see the instructions for authors, submit a manuscript, or for more information, please visit our website leilab.uah.edu/perpetua or contact us perpetua@uah.edu.

» Alabama Symposium on 18th and 19th Century Studies
"The Affective Turn, 15 Years Later: The Third Annual Meeting of the Alabama Symposium on Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Studies," Saturday, Oct. 1, Shelby Center room 301. Sponsored by the UAH Humanities Center and the UAH Department of English. For more information, Anna Foy: amf0020Auah.edu or Joe Conway: jpc0018@uah.edu.

» 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. Check out the details

» Huntsville Feminist Chorus Fall concert
The theme of this year's concert is "Quilting". Concert begins Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m., Huntsville Madison County Library Auditorium. Admission is free. For more information: rose.norman@gmail.com

» UAH Red Flag Campaign
UAH is hosting Red Flag Campaign educational display boards in the Charger Union Lobby, on Monday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m., to 11 a.m. Crisis Services and the UAH Counseling Center will have counselors present. The Red Flag Campaign uses a bystander intervention strategy to address and prevent sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on college campuses.

» 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.

» Business Careers at Boeing Panel Discussion
A panel discussion and Q&A with five diverse Boeing business employees, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m., Wilson Hall. Topics to be discussed "Career Advice, Boeing Huntsville Programs," and "Opportunities for Young Professionals." For more information: vre0001@uah.edu.

» UAH Family Weekend
Family Weekend at UAH is designed to honor parents, grandparents, siblings, and all extended family members, Oct. 21-23, 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., UAH campus. Family Weekend is free to students and their families. A reservation is required. See a full schedule of events at uah.edu/familyweekend.

» 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 and registration 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: diversity@uah.edu.

» UAH OSP Training Seminar
"Fundamentals of Proposal Budget Preparation," presented by Gloria Greene and Bob Lundquist, Friday, Oct. 28 10 a.m., to 11 a.m., Von Braun Research Hall-E8. For more information, Antonia Pitts pittsa@uah.edu.

» Guidance Counselor Breakfast
High School Guidance Counselors are invited to learn more about UAH! At this event you will:
  • Receive giveaways
  • Find out NEW information about UAH
  • Hear from UAH representatives
  • Enjoy a complimentary breakfast
Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8:30 a.m., (8 a.m. check-in) Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park 8 Perimeter Park S.  /  Birmingham, AL 35243 Register now for guidance counselor breakfast.

» UAH Overnight Campus Visits
Overnight campus visits are now available for high school seniors who are admitted to UAH! You will be hosted on campus by a current UAH student, and the Office of Admissions will put together your schedule according to your specific interests. While on campus, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Stay overnight with a student host in a residence hall
  • Attend campus events
  • Sit in on a current UAH class
  • Meet with a professor or staff member in your area of study
  • Go on a campus tour
Sunday, Oct. 30, and Monday, Oct. 31 Wednesday, Nov, 16, and Thursday, Nov. 17 Register now for an overnight campus visit.

» UAH Discovery Days
Designed for high school seniors and transfer students, Discovery Days showcases different elements of the Charger experience by letting participants attend a session about your prospective major, take a tour, learn about campus life, on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 8:30 a.m., to 3 p.m., Charger Union Theater. Register now for discovery day.

» Boeing New Business Challenge Round 1
Open to ALL undergraduates students, the Boeing New Business Challenge will award the winners with $13,000 in scholarships. Phase I, Friday, Oct. 28. Poster presentation pitching the business concept 1 p.m., BAB Atrium and front lawn. For more information about the Boeing New Business Challenge, visit uah.edu/cba/boeing.