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February 1 - February 7
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UAH President Robert and Mrs. Beth Altenkirch recently held a dinner and pinning ceremony for Lancers at the Lowe House. The UAH Lancers are the official student ambassadors of the university.
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11:00 am
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TOP HEADLINES
» UAH Department of Philosophy welcomes Distinguished Speaker Dr. Kristie L. Dotson

» UAH professor explains new rules of dating for Valentines, Leap Day 2016

» UAH Karen Ames Memorial Lecture Series features renowned mathematician Edriss S. Titi


CAMPUS EVENTS
FEB
1
Application Deadline for Spring Graduation
Application deadline for UAH Graduate Degree Spring 
and Bachelor’s Degree Summer Semester Candidates.

FEB
2
ASC Dangerous Dreams Tour 2016
Presenting "Julius Caesar," pre-show lecture (free) at 6 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m., in the UAH Conference Training Center. Performance admission students $15, HLA members $20, seniors (65 and up) $20, and general public $25. Sponsored by the UAH Department of English and the Huntsville Literary Association.

FEB
3
Cultural Highlights Display Table
Monthly ribbons and information available highlighting Black History Month. Collect and wear ribbons each month to be eligible for grand prize drawing, 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Conference Training Center lobby.

ASC Dangerous Dreams Tour 2016
Presenting "The Life of King Henry the Fifth," pre-show lecture (free) at 6 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m., in the UAH Conference Training Center. Performance admission students $15, HLA members $20, seniors (65 and up) $20, and general public $25. Sponsored by the UAH Department of English and the Huntsville Literary Association.

ACE Presents: Illusionist Joel Myers
Joel's combination of magic and stagecraft includes star performances off-Broadway, to shows for major corporations, numerous TV appearances and universities, 9 p.m., to 10 p.m., Charger Union. Free admission with UAH ID, $15 general admission.

FEB
4
Louis Salmon Library Refined Researchers Series
The UAH Louis Salmon Library presents the Refined Researchers Series talk "Citation Management: Zotero," 5:30 p.m., in room 214. Ron Schwertfeger, will lead the talk. For more info, see uah.edu/library/about/upcoming-library-events/10206-primary-resources-primer-refined-researchers.

ASC Dangerous Dreams Tour 2016
Presenting "The Importance of Being Earnest," pre-show lecture (free) at 6 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m., in the UAH Conference Training Center. Performance admission students $15, HLA members $20, seniors (65 and up) $20, and general public $25. Sponsored by the UAH Department of English and the Huntsville Literary Association.

FEB
5
Voter Registration Drive
UAH Student Government Association sponsored voter registration drive, 10:30 a.m., to 2 p.m., Charger Union lobby.

UAH Charger Amour
A celebration of UAH couples, 6 p.m., to 9 p.m., 
UAH Campus, Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall. Enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, and the ChargerWed Game where alumni couples will test their knowledge of each other to compete for prizes. Dress is cocktail attire. To Purchase Tickets... inquire about Alumni Commemorative Pathway or Share your Story and Picture to be featured throughout the event... call 256.824.2586 or email: alumni@uah.edu.

Department of Music Event
Music community event, Memorial Recital, presented by Sun Goodloe, piano Roberts Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

Movie presentation Love & Basketball
#FridayFlicks: "Love & Basketball" Movie presentation Love & Basketball, Charger Union Theater, 7:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m., Free admission with UAH ID; $5 general admission complimentary popcorn and soda.

FEB
10
#UAH Student Art Club Valentine's Card and Bake Sale
The UAH Student Art Club will be selling handmade Valentine's cards and Valentine's themed baked goods, 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Charger Union Breezeway.

FEB
12
UAH Mathematical Sciences Memorial Lecture
Dr. Karen A. Ames Memorial Lecture on Applied Mathematics lecture "Continuous Data Assimilation for Weather and Climate Models," guest speaker Dr. Edriss S. Titi, 3 p.m., Shelby Center room 301. Dr. Titi is Professor of Mathematics at The Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and Professor Emeritus at The University of California-Irvine. Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Movie presentation "My Best Friend's Wedding,"
Charger Union Theater, 7:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m., Free admission with UAH ID; $5 general admission complimentary popcorn and soda.

FEB
14
Charger Love Day
Online - Participate from Anywhere. Tell us why you love UAH! On Feb. 13, we invite all Chargers on campus and around the world to celebrate the first Charger Love Day.  Stop by our table on campus or take to the web to show your Charger pride and tell us why you love UAH!  Post on our facebook page, tweet #ChargerLove, or visit: www.uah.edu/alumni.

FEB
15
Job Shadow Days
The T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, in partnership with UAH Career Services, is excited to present the first UAH Job Shadow Days on March 2 and 3. Student applications are now open and we invite you to apply to participate. Whole, half, and partial day opportunities are available. All currently enrolled UAH students are welcome to participate. Apply by Feb. 15 at: tiny.cc/UAHJobShadow.

FEB
16
UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Wind Ensemble Recital, with C. David Ragsdale conducting, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

FEB
18
Office of Multicultural Affairs Luncheon
"Hollowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory," 11 a.m., Shelby Center room 301, guest speaker Johannes "Jomo" Xulu, founder and artistic director of the Umdabu South African Dance Company. Tickets are $12 per person for the luncheon. Limited seating available. Deadline to purchase tickets Feb. 4.

Office of Multicultural Affairs Event
Dance performance featuring Umdabu South African Dance Company, 7 p.m., UAH Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall. Free and open to the public.

FEB
19
UAH Department of Philosophy Event
Guest speaker Dr. Kristie L. Dotson of Michigan State University will give the talk “Philosophy of Race” as part of the UAH Distinguished Speaker Series, 7 p.m., Morton Hall 200.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Concert Choir, Matthew Carey, conductor., 7:30 p.m, Roberts Recital Hall.

Community Figure Drawing Night
The Student Art Club will be hosting Community Figure Drawing Night, 6 p.m,, Wilson Hall room 238. The cost is $5 to help pay the model.


CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» SACSCOC On-site Reaffirmation Committee Visit


» Standard mileage rate change
Beginning Friday, Jan. 1, the standard mileage rate for individuals traveling in privately owned vehicles on official business will be 54.0 cents per mile. For more information please visit uah.edu/finance/travel-information.

» UAH Student and Alumni Tailgate
Hosted by T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, Saturday, Feb. 13, noon, Spragins Hall parking lot near soccer practice field (map). Make plans to join the T.R.U.E. Chargers for a celebration of Charger spirit prior to the Women's and Men's Basketball games.  The event will include free activities such as sign making and face painting as well as free spirit items such as shakers and megaphones. Food trucks will be on-site with food available for purchase. All alumni in attendance will receive free tickets for you and your family to this day's basketball games, compliments of the UAH Office of Alumni Relations. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled.  Watch www.uah.edu/alumni and Facebook for more details.

» New Student Orientation Dates Set
UAH New Student Orientation Summer and Fall 2016 Orientation dates have been released at uah.edu/orientation. All new degree-seeking students are required to take part in orientation. For questions regarding Student Orientation, please contact Jenny Russell at 256.824.4720 or orientation@uah.edu

» 2016 Research Horizons Day Abstract Deadline Feb. 5
The second annual Research Horizons Day Celebration will be held in conjunction with the University Honors Convocation on April 12. 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 2014 and Summer Semester 2015 are asked to encourage their students to apply. Posters/Creative presentations will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded. Submit abstracts via Google form at: https://goo.gl/4UIyuv. Abstracts must be submitted by Feb. 5.

» Huntsville Music Teachers’ Association Recital
Saturday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Event features compositions of composer Eugenie Rocherolle. Concert will premier Celebration Suite, commissioned by HMTA in celebration of its 20th anniversary and to honor the City of Huntsville. Celebration Suite is a piano duet with three movements, each representing an aspect of Huntsville: First Movement: Across the Years, Homage to Alabama; Second Movement: In Defense of Liberty: A Salute to Redstone Arsenal; and Third Movement: Journey In Space: A Tribute to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Tickets available in main office, $5 general admission. For more information, please call 256.824.6436.

» Test Anxiety Boot Camp
Test Anxiety Boot Camp will be a three-week quick and dirty group experience to help you learn shortcuts to overcoming test anxiety, just in time for midterms. Groups will be held twice per week on Monday and Wednesday mornings starting Monday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m., and ending Wednesday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m. If you are interested in joining us, please contact The UAH Counseling Center at 256.824.6203 or stop by our office in Wilson Hall, Room 329.

» Job Shadow Days
The T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association, in partnership with UAH Career Services, is excited to present the first UAH Job Shadow Days on March 2 and 3. Student applications are now open and we invite you to apply to participate. Whole, Half, and Partial day opportunities are available. All currently enrolled UAH students are welcome to participate. Apply by Monday, Feb. 15 at http://tiny.cc/UAHJobShadow. All applicants must attend one of the Orientation Meetings on either Feb. 24 (3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or Feb. 25 (10-11 AM), both in the Charger Union Theater. Questions? Contact true.chargers@uah.edu or 256-824-6549.

» Constellation Concert Series: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
The UAH Department of Music sponsors the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre will perform on Saturday, March 19, from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., in the UAH Roberts Recital Hall. The LAGQ is comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians bringing a new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach. Winner of a 2005 Grammy Award, their “Guitar Heroes” CD released on Telarc is a brilliant follow-up to their Grammy nominated "LAGQ-Latin." Purchase Tickets Online!

» Save•The•Date FAST III Training
UAH Finance and Administration Survival Training (FAST III) event will be held on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30. Sessions will be held in the Charge Union UAH Theater.  More information to follow.