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December 5 - December 11
UAH's Department of Music presented the Peace on Earth Christmas Spectacular. The guests included the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and A cappella group Committed, U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and Huntsville Community Chorus.
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sport iconWomen's Basketball vs West Georgia
5:30 p.m.
sport iconMen's Basketball vs West Georgia
7:30 p.m.
sport iconWomen's Basketball vs West Alabama
2:00 p.m.
sport iconMen's Basketball vs West Alabama
4:00 p.m.

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» UAH graduating senior Dylan Stewart's Liberal Arts degree "holds countless untold benefits"

» UAH Office of Student Life hosts 2017 Leadership Conference

Finals ReCharge — Free Self Serve Coffee
The Louis Salmon Library will have free self-serve coffee in the lobby 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Swing by grab a cup or have one to go!

UAH Faculty/Staff Holiday Cheer
Holiday Cheer, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lowe House 210 Williams Avenue. RSVP now:

ELC Family Sing Along
The UAH Early Learning Center will host a family sing along, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., auditorium. For more information, please call 256.824.4750.

CON Pinning Ceremony
Dean Marsha H. Adams will give the address at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 3 p.m., Von Braun Center North Hall. The event welcomes new nurses into the profession. Nurses are presented with pins by UAH nursing faculty.

Rocket City Marathon Benefitting UAH Rise School
The UAH Rise School has been named the major charity this year for the 40th running of the Rocket City Marathon. Rise School teachers, staff, students and families will have a cheering station at mile nine. The UAH community is encouraged to come out and join us at (approximately) 7:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m., to cheer on runners in this year's event. For more information 256.824.4750, or

UAH Fall 2016 Commencement
Commencement speaker is Dr. Willie E. May, NIST Director and Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, 2 p.m., in the Von Braun Center in the Propst Arena. Ceremony will include students who have completed degree requirements in Summer and Fall semesters. Visit the Registrar's website for more details about the Commencement Ceremony.

UAH Public Seminar
"NIST: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care," presented by Dr. Willie E. May, 10 a.m., Charger Union Theater. May is Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He also served as UAH Fall 2016 Commencement speaker.

Terry Willoughby Retirement Reception
The university community is invited to a retirement celebration honoring Terry Willoughby, Director of Building Maintenance and Construction in UAH Facilities and Operations from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Shelby Center 301. Please join us for dessert and to wish him well.

UAH Graduation For Army Materiel Command
Ceremony for UAH Supply Chain Management Certificate Graduates, 9 a.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium.

Alabama Credit Union Holiday Skip•A•Pay
You may be eligible to postpone your ACU consumer loan payment. Bring a new, unwrapped gift for a needy child, or donate to Secret Meals for Hungry Children (suggested donation $35). Please contact a loan officer at 256.824.6518, or visit: The ACU Skip•A•Pay ends today.

Turnitin Update: Feedback Studio is Coming!
UAH's Turnitin software will be upgraded to it's most up-to-date interface, Feedback Studio, on Friday, Dec. 16. This change will streamline the feedback process for instructors and students that use Turnitin assignments in Canvas. Learn more about Turnitin Feedback Studio. Turnitin Feedback Studio link:

UAH ELC "Time with Santa"
The UAH Early Learning Center will have a sensory friendly time with Santa at Parkway Place Mall, from 9 a.m., to 10:30 a.m.. The Huntsville Havoc team will be there, includes cookies for students and a craft table.

UAH Early Learning Center Winter Break Observed
Dec. 19 - Jan. 3

UAH Closed for Christmas/New Year's Holidays
Dec. 23 - Jan. 2

» UAH offers discounted Fitbit Devices
» FLSA Overtime Rule Effective Date Delayed

» Flu Shots Available at FSC
The UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic has flu shots. The cost is $20. Please call 256.824.2100 to make an appointment. The clinic is located in Wilson Hall, third floor, Suite 327. More information can be found at:

» Celebrating 50 Years of Music at UAH
The 2016-2017 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of UAH's Department of Music. Please join us as we commemorate this landmark occasion with a year-long Golden Jubilee celebration. Check out the details

» TIAA-CREF UAH Individual Retirement Consultations
Retirement counseling for TIAA-CREF Voluntary Retirement Plans is Wednesday, Dec. 14. To schedule an appointment, please visit:  or call 1-800-732-8353. If you have questions, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6545.

» VALIC UAH Individual Retirement Consultations
Retirement counseling dates for VALIC consultations Thursday, Dec. 15, 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., or by appointment, please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. See the TRS Planning for Retirement site for more information. If you have questions, you may contact UAH Human Resources 256.824.6640.