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August 31 - September 6
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The UAH Alpha Tau Omega fraternity recently presented a $19,500 check to the Russel Hill Cancer Foundation. Every year the fraternity sponsors the "Battle of the Buffalo" fundraiser in memory their brother Paul "Fish" Salmon, who died of leukemia in 2007.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
sport iconVolleyball vs. Stillman
7:30 PM
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
sport iconVolleyball vs. William Jewell
3:00 PM
sport iconVolleyball vs. Southern Arkansas
7:00 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
sport iconVolleyball vs. Ouachita Baptist
1:00 PM
sport iconVolleyball vs. Trevecca Nazarene
5:00 PM
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs. Belmont Abbey
1:00 PM
sport iconMen's Soccer vs. Oakwood
6:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs. Montevallo
5:00 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
sport iconMen's/Women's Cross Country Home Meet
9:00 AM
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs. Oakwood
7:00 PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
sport iconMen's Soccer vs. North Georgia
4:00 PM
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
sport iconVolleyball vs. Lee
7:00 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
sport iconVolleyball vs. Shorter
2:00 PM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
sport iconWomen's Soccer vs. West Alabama
1:00 PM
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TOP HEADLINES
» UAH's Emanuel Waddell named Associate Dean of the College of Science

» UAH welcomes Dr. Shanhu Lee, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Science, College of Science

» UAH College of Nursing to co-host the 2015 NANPA Symposium "Get Into the Groove of Healthcare"

» UAH Office of Diversity co-sponsors visit by New York Times best-selling Author, Greg Iles

» UAH 2015-16 Parking Permits Now Available


CAMPUS EVENTS
AUG
31
Society of Women Engineers: Sweethearts Social
The UAH Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) presents their annual Fall Social and Info Session, Sweethearts Social, 7 p.m, to 8:30 p.m., Shelby Center room 107. All UAH students are welcome. Come meet the new executive board, learn about the new SWE, and participate in chapter voting, Refreshments and prizes.

SEP
1
Online Career Prep Workshop
Prepare for the upcoming UAH Career Fair by joining in a series of one-on-one online text-based chats with fellow alumni and other experienced professionals. Get your resume reviewed, discuss interview tips, and receive answers to general career questions. Register here: brazenconnect.com

SEP
2
North Alabama ASME Monthly Meeting
The North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host their first fall meeting at 11:30 a.m., in Von Braun Research Hall room M-50 on the UAH campus. Dr. Morgan Abney, Marshall Space Flight Center will present her research in Atmosphere Revitalization and Recovery for the Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station. For lunch reservations, call Dave Vermilion at 256.544.8463 or email david.j.vermilion@nasa.gov.

SEP
3
Student Leadership and Diversity Advocates Roundtable Discussion
The Office of Multicultural Affairs present "Thriving and Surviving 101: Helpful Tips and Tools for navigating you Way to Academic Success," 5:30 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose Room. Free food, fun, games, prizes and fellowship.

UAH Diversity Co-Sponsors Noted Author Greg Iles
The UAH Office of Diversity co-sponsors a visit by New York Times Best-selling Author Greg Iles, 7 p.m., Chan Auditorium room 125. Iles is the author of Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree. Free to UAH students with current ID. For ticket information: http://store.hmcpl.org/

SEP
7
UAH closed in Observance of Labor Day.


SEP
9
CBA Entrepreneurs Roundtable Series
The UAH College of Business Administration presents the 2015 Entrepreneurs Roundtable Series "The Business of Cybersecurity," 5:30 p.m., CBA, Chan Auditorium. Open to the public.

SEP
10
UAH Career Fair
The UAH Career Fair 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., University Fitness Center on the UAH campus. Professional attire required. Open exclusively to UAH students and alumni. Alumni no registration required.

UAH English Department and Humanities Center Lecture
Public lecture by Eminent Scholar Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., "The Alien and the Animal," 5 p.,m., Shelby Center 107. Ronay is Professor of English at DePauw University.

UAH Louis Salmon Fall Refined Researchers Seminar
"Citation Management Basics," instructor Ron Schwertfeger, library room 214, 5:30 p.m. Open to the UAH community. For more information: http://uah.edu/library.

SEP
17
UAH SBDC/PTAC Seminar "Basics of QuickBooks"
College of Business Administration Chan Auditorium, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Please visit: http://www.uah.edu/sbdc.

UAH Louis Salmon Fall Refined Researchers Seminars
"Citation Management Zotero," instructor Ron Schwertfeger, library room 214, 5:30 p.m. Open to UAH community. For more information: http://www.uah.edu/library.

SEP
18
UAH Health Careers Day 2015
HCD15 on the UAH campus begins at 9:15 a.m., in the Shelby Center. Schedule includes seminars and Exhibit Fair, meet with deans and admissions officers from professional schools. Monday, Sept. 14, last day to register. To register and for specific information, please visit: http://www.uah.edu/hcd/students.

UAH, HSO, and HCCA present "Sea Symphony"
The UAH Chorus joins the Huntsville Community Chorus and the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Vaughan Williams’ epic "Sea Symphony," 7:30 p.m., at the Von Braun Center. For more information 256.824.6436.

SEP
20
The Huntsville Chamber Winds performs Stravinsky
UAH faculty members (Conductor) David Ragsdale and (Pianist) Melody Ng perform the works of Stravinsky with the Huntsville Chamber Winds and the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, 3 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information call 256.824.6436.

SEP
22
Student Recital featuring Stephanie Scott (percussion).
Scott presents a senior percussion recital, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information call 256.824.6436.

SEP
24
UAH SBDC/PTAC Seminar Advanced QuickBooks I
College of Business Administration Chan Auditorium, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Please visit: http://www.uah.edu/sbdc.

UAH Louis Salmon Fall Refined Researchers Seminars
"Citation Management EndNote," instructor Ron Schwertfeger, library room 214, 5:30 p.m. Open to UAH community. For more information: http://www.uah.edu/library.

Student Recital featuring Dominick Desta (baritone)
Roberts Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information call 256.824.6436.

SEP
25
UAH College of Nursing co-hosts NANPA Symposium
The UAH College of Nursing co-hosts the 21st annual North Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association (NANPA) Clinical Symposium: "Get Into the Groove of Healthcare," Sept. 25-26, at the Huntsville Marriott. For specific symposium information and to register online, please visit: https://goo.gl/4n7USc

UAH Family Weekend Fall 2015
UAH Family Weekend Sept. 25-27, is designed to honor parents, grandparents, siblings, and all extended family members. Students and their families can participate in a variety of activities, tour the campus, and explore the city of Huntsville. For more information visit: http://www.uah.edu/familyweekend. Contact: Jenny Russell, Assistant Director of Orientation and Family Programs, at 256.824.4720 or family@uah.edu.

SEP
27
Sunday Cinema: "Minions"
UAH Sunday movie "Minions," 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., Charger Union Theater


CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» My Social Security Creating an Online Account
» Teacher's Retirement System Information Portal


» Von Braun Student Poster Competition, Deadline Sept. 11
Faculty, researchers and staff are encouraged to inspire student researchers to compete for prizes by submitting an abstract for the eighth annual Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium Student Poster Competition (abstract deadline is Sept. 11). The symposium will be held in Huntsville Oct. 27-29, 2015. Current students can also apply for free registration to the symposium. Official call for abstracts and complete information can be found online at http://www.vbsposters.org.

» Elsevier Expo at UAH's Louis Salmon Library
The Louis Salmon Library will host representatives from Elsevier to talk about Scopus, Mendeley, and ScienceDirect, on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Join us to find out how these important research tools can aid you in your research. Events include:
  • Scopus Demo and Workshop
 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Library room 205
  • Lunch with ScienceDirect Showcase
 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., Library room 205
  • Mendeley Demo and Training
 (with additional, brief Scopus and ScienceDirect overview)
 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Shelby Hall SST room 301 (Faculty Lounge).
Snacks and drinks provided. For more information, contact belinda.ong@uah.edu.

» OMA Hispanic Heritage Month Event
In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Office of Multicultural Affairs will be presenting Los Valientes, (The Courageous Ones), a live music theatre work for singing actor and onstage music trio of cello, piano and percussion. The event will be based on the lives of three heroic Latinos, the show celebrates Mexican painter Diego Rivera, martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, and Mexican-American outlaw Joaquin Murrieta. The interactive workshop/performance by the Core Ensemble will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Training Center (formerly the University Center Exhibit Hall.) The evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.

» Department of Art, Art History & Design Co-hosts Art Show
The art exhibition: "Precarious: The Dangerous Practice of Uncertainty," on view through Sept. 19, in the Union Grove Gallery. The Exhibit is co-sponsored by the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, UAH Women's and Gender Studies Program and The Alabama Women's Caucus. Special Events planned for the exhibit include:
  • Daytime Artist Talk, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. by artist Katie Baldwin and Teri Hartmann
  • All Ages Day, Saturday September 5, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Daytime Artist Talk, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ALWCA members Kathryn Jill Johnson and Aynslee Moon Smithee will give an informal talk and answer questions about their work.
  • Afternoon Open Mic, Tuesday Sept. 8, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bring your poetry or prose to share at this event.


» VALIC Retirement Counseling Dates
Thursdays or by appointment. Please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. Information regarding retirement seminars offered by The Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama can be found http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/trs/planning-for-retirement/seminars/. If you have questions, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6640.

» RCEU Students Poster Session Summary
The annual Research and Creative Experiences for Undergraduates (RCEU) Program poster-session summarizing the work the students completed over the summer is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 4, from 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., in the faculty lounge at the Shelby Center room 301. For more information, please contact Dr. Bernhard Vogler, UAH Associate Professor and Assistant Director Alabama High Field NMR Laboratory Department of Chemistry at 256.824.6267 or fax: 256.824.6349.