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April 13 - April 19
UAH student Christopher Phillips explains his research poster to Dr. Sundar Christopher, dean of the College of Science. Phillips' poster "Impact of Dust and Biomass Burning on the Radiative of the Sahel," was presented at the Research Horizons Poster Contest.
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» UAH Office of Diversity hosts HAICI Forum

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STELLA'S Voice 24-Hour Stand
April 14 - 15
UAH chapter of STELLA's Voice sponsors a 24-hour Stand For Freedom, noon April 14 to noon April 15, Charger Union Lawn (Zone 1). STELLA'S Voice is an organization that focuses on human trafficking prevention.

SWE April Meeting
The Society of Women Engineers' April meeting will begin at 7 p.m., in Technology Hall room S 105. Elections will be held and dinner will be provided. The Regional Conference will be discussed. Contact:

UAH Honors College Showcase
April 16 and April 23
Honors students present their Honors Theses, 11:10 a.m., Materials Science Building room 100.

Office of Diversity Hosts HAICI Forum
The UAH Office of Diversity will host the Huntsville Area Inclusive Communities Initiative Forum "Let's Start the Conversation Concerning Race Relations," from 6 p.m., to 9 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater. For more information:

Refined Researcher: Walking the Job Search Online
UAH librarians Doug Bolden and Michael Manasco will be covering resources to elevate your job hunting game, such as getting deeper information about a company of interest, or learning what previous employees have to say about the interview process for your desired job, noon to 1 p.m., Louis Salmon Library room 214.

SGA Presentation
"Take a Stand Against Sexual Assault," presented by the Student Government Association, noon, Charger Union Lawn.

UAH Charger Swing's Spring Fling
We are excited to welcome MICHAEL GAMBLE and The GAMBLERS from Asheville, N.C. to UAH. Lessons at 7 p. m. Dance 8 p. m. to 10:30 p.m. Cost: FREE for UAH students $7 General Public. Questions?

Phi Alpha Theta Alabama Regional Conference
Alabama Regional Conference for Phi Alpha Theta, the national History student honorary society. UAH campus-wide.

Charger Cornhole Challenge
UAH student groups are hosting a Charger Cornhole Tournament to raise money for the "Make A Wish Foundation." Admission is $10 per person to play. Food will be provided and there will be free give­aways and prizes for tournament champions! Participants can also watch the baseball and softball teams take on Union University from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Charger Park.

UAH Department of Music Event
Constellation Concert Series presents the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra. "The Science of Music," Experience the fun relationships between music and science, 3:30 p.m. Featuring musical selections from Johann Pachelbel, Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Joseph Haydn. Tickets at the door $10 adults/free for students. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

UAH Department of Music Event
Student Performance Recital, Victoria Anderson, harp, 7 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall.

Office of Diversity Leadership Colloquium
The UAH Office of Diversity Leadership Colloquium training session "K-12 and Higher Education Trends and Issues," 6 p.m., to 9 p.m., Charger Union room 229. For more information:

UAH Department of Music Event
Advanced Conducting Class Recital, Joseph Lee, instructor, 2:20 p.m, Roberts Recital Hall.

Classics Week
Society for Ancient Languages lectures by Dr. Andrew Feldherr of Princeton University, presentation "Latin Poetry and Culture," 11 a.m., and 7 p.m., Union Grove Gallery.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Wind Ensemble, Joseph Lee, conductor, with guest artist Michael Samis, cello, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Admission $5 adults/free for students.

Late Night Breakfast
ACE and Dining Services will sponsor the Spring Semester Late Night Breakfast at the UAH Cafe, 10 p.m., to midnight. This event is free with a UAH ID.

UAH Department of Music Event
Hogue Sinfonietta, Charles Hogue, conductor, with guest artist, Dorrie Nutt, horn, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Jazz Ensemble, Ken Watters and Keith Taylor, directors, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Tickets at door $5 adults/free for students. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

» UAH Campus Lake Open for Fishing April 25

» UAH Receives Grant for Colon Cancer Screening
The UAH Faculty/Staff Clinic recently received a grant from the Alabama Department of Health to screen employees for colon cancer. The screening test is FREE to employees. When UAH employees participate in the screening, or bring proof from their personal physician that a colonoscopy has been completed employees get a chance to win a $500 Target gift card. Colon screening kits may be picked-up at the UAH Faculty/Staff Clinic, in Wilson Hall Suite 327. Remember that your screening has to be complete by Friday, May 1, to be eligible for the prize drawing. For more information, please call the clinic at 256.824.2100. Click here to view poster

» The Community Garden Annual Plant Sale
The UAH Community Garden is having it's fourth annual Plant Sale April 16, 18, 19 and 25. Since the sale has been such a success in past years, we have significantly increased our selection and added two extra days of shopping. Plants may be purchased at the UAH Community Garden hoop house at the south end of the campus. Please see the following link for directions to the sale: Google Map Directions to the UAH Community Garden. Dates and times:
• Thursday  April 16:  noon - 6 p.m.
• Saturday  April 18:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Sunday  April 19: noon - 3 p.m.
• Saturday  April 25:  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

» New Country Comedy Presentation
Fair Trade Theatre Company presents New Country, a comedy in two acts by Mark Roberts. The play will be presented in the UAH Wilson Hall Theatre (room 001) for eight special preview performances before its official opening Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Roberts is the creator of the Emmy-winning comedy Mike & Molly. Dates for the performances are Wednesday, April 29, Saturday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 6, and Saturday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by UAH. Call 256.824.6871 for tickets. General Admission - $25 / Seniors - $15 / UAH Students - FREE.

» OSP Video Available for Viewing
The Office of Sponsored Programs “Tidbit Thursday Video” labled “Non-Disclosure Agreements” is now available. The video may be viewed by clicking on the title or clicking “Tidbit Thursday Video.” and then the title on the OSP website. If you have any questions after viewing the video please contact Felecia Troupe at 256.824.2660.

» Helpful Reference Guide from Staff Senate
The UAH Staff Senate Communications Committee is pleased to announce the publication of the Staff Reference Guide, a quick reference for tips such as how to order business cards, which local vendors offer discounts, and what to know when hosting an event on campus. Please check it out:

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