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February 24 - March 1
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Go. Learn. Be.
» Noted researcher, historian Peter S. Alagona visits UAH as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series

» Reality TV star, attorney Marshawn Evans to give talk at UAH in celebration of Women's History Month

UAH Department of Music Event
Student Senior Recital, Adam O'Boyle, piano, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall.

UAH Salmon Library Refined Researcher Talk
Ron Schwertfeger (UAH Librarian) will give the talk "The Return of Zotero" at 2 p.m., in the Salmon Library room 214. Tips and tricks to become a power user with the Zotero citation management software will be presented. Bring your own laptop or tablet and follow along. More info at:

Honors College Lecture
Honors College lecture presented by Dr. Bob Berinato, faculty College of Engineering, 11:10 a.m., Materials Science Building (room 100). For more information,

Art & Art History and Humanities Center Event
Art & Art History and Humanities Center presentation "Southern Sounds: Recontextualization of Typography, Music and Cultural History in the Creative Process," Tierney Malone guest speaker, UAH Wilson Hall Theatre (first floor), 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Art & Art History and Humanities Center Event
"Black History Storytelling Time for Kids," Tierney Malone guest presenter, 4 p.m., to 5 p.m., Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment Center (second-floor theater) downtown Huntsville, Seminole Drive. Free and open to the public.

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.

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

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.

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 must be purchased by Friday, Feb. 27, at 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.

"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:

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,

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.

UAH faculty and students observe Spring Break. No classes.

Spring Break Holiday (UAH closed).

» E-Forum 2015

» UAH Louis Salmon Library Refined Researchers Talk
Doug Bolden (reference assistant) will give the talk "Welcome to the Future History of the Book," Thursday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m., in the Louis Salmon Library room 111. This talk will look at the history and future of the book, examine the act of reading itself, and discuss the strangely disruptive nature of information technology. Also, it will ask the surprisingly difficult question: "What is a book?" More info at:

» 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:

» 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 ( Posters will be due Friday, March 20. For more information, please contact Dave Cook by e-mail ( or phone 256.824.5705.

» Countdown to Cap and Gown
Countdown to Cap and Gown is the kick-off to graduation for Spring 2015. Students graduating in the spring can come by the bookstore to order regalia, invitations, class rings, meet with various departments, and enter to win door prizes, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 3:30 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., in the University Bookstore.

» UAH 24-Hour Hotline Available
Hotline available to report sexual violence, discrimination, harassment, hazing — UAH now has a 24-hour hotline available at 256.824.STOP (7867) that allows students, faculty, staff or others to report incidents of sexual violence, discrimination, harassment, hazing or other kinds of unhealthy behavior. Callers to the hotline can be anonymous. Callers are asked to include as much detailed information as possible. We encourage in-person reporting of student related issues to the Dean of Students Office at 256.824.6700; for faculty related issues to the Vice President for Diversity at 256.824.4600; or for staff related issues to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources at 256.824.6545. For any emergency, please contact University Police at 256.824.6911.

» OSP Training Videos Now Available
The Office of Sponsored Programs is preparing several training videos to assist and inform the UAH Research Community in all facets of Sponsored Research, pre- and post-award functions. The videos will be released the first Thursday of each month, under the label "Tidbit Thursday Video." The average viewing time of each video is approximately three to five minutes. If, after watching the videos you have additional questions, please feel free to contact OSP. All videos will be available for viewing any time, after release on the UAH OSP website. The first two videos are on Government Property Management and will be required viewing for all sponsored research principal investigators, and co-investigators.

» 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, or join our Facebook event.

» New look for Chargerware
OIT offers many desktop software products through Chargerware, and the visual refresh it just received makes it more user-friendly. Check it out: For detailed information, please contact Wendy Worlund, 256. 824-2616 or

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