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August 25 - August 31
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Go. Learn. Be.
» UAH Philosophy Department welcomes internationally renowned artist Cheryl Goldsleger

» UAH Graduate Studies Program to Host GEM GRAD Lab Symposium

UAH Musical Theatre Auditions
Calling all actors, singers and dancers! The UAH Theatre will hold open auditions for the musical comedy, "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," at 6 p.m., in Chan Auditorium. Everyone is welcome. Bring a song to sing; there will be an accompanist to assist you. For more information contact the UAH Theatre Department (

Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan meeting
UAH is developing a natural and man-made hazard mitigation plan. A campus-wide project meeting, will be held from 10 a.m., to noon, Physical Plant Building (room 108).

College of Nursing Space Life Sciences Conference
Space Life Sciences Conference, guest speaker Dr. William Tarver, from 8 a.m., to 12:15 p.m., Chan Auditorium. For more information, please contact Christy Bacon at

Faculty Deadline for Digital Measures Material
UAH faculty members are encouraged to enter creative materials via Digital Measures (DM). The software tool will serve as a central repository for full-time faculty publications, creative works, and instructional activities.

Deadline to Purchase new UAH Parking Permits
UAH 2014-2015 parking permits must be purchased and displayed on vehicles by Monday, Sept. 1.

UAH closed for Labor Day
UAH will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. The university will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 2.

NA American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting
UAH President Robert Altenkirch will be the guest speaker for the North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting at 11:30 a.m., in Von Braun Research Hall (room M-50). President Altenkirch will discuss the future of UAH. For more information and reservations, please email: or call 256-544-8463.

UAH Chargerettes Try-outs
The Chargerettes Dance Team try-outs at 8 a.m., University Center Exhibit Hall. For more information, please contact Fathia Lutfi at

Lee Deal Theatre Event
Lee Deal Theatre Symposium from 1 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., at Wilson Hall. Workshops for actors, tech personnel and theatre volunteers from high schools, colleges and community theaters. For more information and registration call 256.519.ARTS (2787) or go visit Arts Council's Facebook page.

Cracked Not Broken
UAH Counseling Center Hope Lives On event featuring Kevin Hines author of "Cracked Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt," 6:30 p.m., to 9 p.m., Charger Union Theater. A question and answer session follows. For more information visit:

UAH Fall Career Fair
UAH's Fall 2014 Career Fair, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., at the UAH Fitness Center (500 John Wright Drive). For more information, please call 256.824.6938. More information available online.

UAH/Archaeology Institute of America Forum
AIA presents Dr. Greger Larson, "Asking When, Where, and How Dogs and Animals Were Domesticated," at 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. Larson, of Durham University (North East England), is the lead investigator of the Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA Lab.

UAH/Archaeology Institute of America Forum
AIA presents Dr. Greger Larson, "The Difference Between How and Why: How the Questions We Ask Bias the Answers We Get," 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall (room 168).

Silence Hurts Everyone
Slience Hurts Everyone, is a sexual violence prevention program, at 7 p.m., in the Charger Union Theater. The program is sponsored by the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, the Office of Diversity and the Office of Student Affairs.

Third Annual Health Careers Day
UAH Health Careers Day, 9 a.m., to 2 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology. Event features interactive sessions, exhibit fair, prizes and an opportunity for all students to meet and greet representatives from professional schools. Students must register to attend this event at:

UAH Student Art Show
Student Exit Show for Naomi Taylor, 8:30 a.m., to 5 p.m., weekdays, Wilson Hall Art Gallery.

Hypnotist ChrisJones
UAH Presents "The Young Hypnotist" ChrisJones, from 9 p.m., to 10:30 p.m., Charger Union Theater. Jones is a comedian and hypnotist, and recipient of the 2014 Winner Best Variety Artist, and 2013 Runner-Up Fastest Rising Star awards.

» FY14 Year-End Closing Instructions
» UAH 2014-2015 Parking Permits Now Available
» August Clinic Corner
» TRS Retirement Preparation Seminars

» UAH Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan meeting
UAH is developing a natural and man-made hazard mitigation plan and is seeking input from the campus community. A campus-wide project meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m., until noon in the Physical Plant Building (room 108). The plan will be funded by a Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant from FEMA. The meeting is sponsored by the UAH Office of Emergency Preparedness. For more information, 256.824.6875.

» UAH faculty members are encouraged to enter creative materials via Digital Measures by Aug. 31
The UAH Offices of the Provost and Information Technology have been working together to implement Digital Measures (DM), a software tool that will serve as a central repository for the publications, creative works, and instructional activities of full-time faculty members. Log in to the system and begin entering your information here: If you don't know your credentials, simply click the "Request Your Password" link at the lower right of the log in screen. Please contact Mary McManus ( for more information.

» UAH Finance Alumni Reunion
UAH Finance Reunion on Saturday, Sep. 6, 2 p.m., on the university's campus. Co-hosted by the UAH Alumni Association and the UAH College of Business Administration. Guest speakers include UAH President Robert Altenkirch, and Dr. Caron St. John, Dean College of Business Administration. For detailed information, please visit:

» UAH Alumni Lunch and Learn Series
UAH Alumni Lunch and Learn series on Friday, Sept. 12, with alumnus Dr. Robert Adams ('00 MAE, '08 ME) of MindGear Labs. The lecture is entitled "The New Manufacturing Economy - Rapid Prototyping and Local Production," 11:30 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., $12 per person, at MindGear Labs, 8331 Madison Blvd. Pre-registration required by Wednesday, Sept. 10. Please Click to register online!

» 2014-15 Hockey Season Tickets Available Now
This season fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets at a great rate ($192.00) or be able to buy our FlexTix package ($99.00) option. With the FlexTix option, fans will receive 10 tickets to any 10 games. Take 10 people to one game or pick five games to go to with a friend.Hurry and get your tickets today. Claim your seat at the home-opener against Bowling Green on Friday, Oct. 17. Call 256-UAH-PUCK today or download and return the 2014-15 Charger Hockey Blue Line Club and Season Ticket brochure.Fans also have the opportunity to join the Blue Line Club and help aid the program in its exciting new direction.Visit the season ticket page for more information.

» UAH hosts fifth annual International Festival of North Alabama
UAH and the International Society of Huntsville presents the fifth annual International Festival of North Alabama. Festivities will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Spragins Hall (gymnasium). Free admission and activities, there is a $5 sampling fee to taste International foods.For more information, please contact Dr. Belinda Ong, President. International Society, 256.824.6432 or

» Save the Date • UAH Homecoming 2014
UAH Campus, Oct. 13-18. Get ready for a week full of events to celebrate the UAH Charger Spirit.

» VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling
VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling for UAH employees Thursdays or by appointment. Please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. All sessions will be held in Shelbie King Hall room 102. If you need more information, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6640.

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