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» The award-winning documentary on immigration justice, The Second Cooler is coming to UAH

» UAH College of Nursing partners with Center for Aging on fall-prevention study

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).

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
Gallery opening and student art exhibit for Naomi Traynor, 8:30 a.m., to 5 p.m., weekdays, September 19 - 23, Wilson Hall Art Gallery.

UAH Department of Music Event
UAH Music Faculty, the Huntsville Community Chorus Chamber Chorale, and the Huntsville Chamber Winds presents "Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue," 3 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Tickets $10. For more information:

UAH CBA Distinguished Speaker Series
WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper will give the talk "Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century," at 5:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium (Business Administration Building). For more information, please email:

UAH Department of Music Event
Zachary Lopes in concert, 7:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall. Dr. Lopes is an active piano soloist and collaborative artist and has given performances across the United States, Italy, the Czech Republic, and Peru. Tickets are $10. For more information, please visit:

Hypnotist ChrisJones
UAH Presents "The Young Hypnotist" ChrisJones, from 9 p.m., to 10:30 p.m., Charger Union Theater. ChrisJones is a comedian and hypnotist, and recipient of the 2014 Winner Best Variety Artist award.

Hispanic Heritage Month Banquet
UAH Hispanic Student Organization will host the Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Banquet at 6 p.m., in the University Center Exhibit Hall. Please RSVP for the dinner by clicking the link:

UAH hosts NANPA Symposium
The UAH College of Nursing will host the 2014 North Alabama Nurse Practitioners Symposium, "The Stars of Healthcare," at the Huntsville Marriott. Register here:

UAH 2014 Family Weekend
UAH's Family Weekend is designed to honor parents, grandparents, siblings, and all extended family members. For more information contact: Jenny Russell: or by phone at 256.824.4720.

Coffeehouse Writers Series
A series of programs featuring local writers reading their work. UAH student prose and poetry from an up-and-coming on-campus group led by Jessica Lockett, concluding with an open mic opportunity. Co-sponsored by the Louis Salmon Library and Women’s and Gender Studies, at 6 p.m., in the Wilson Hall Gallery.

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» Hispanic Heritage Month Banquet
The UAH Hispanic Student Organization will host the Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Banquet on Friday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m., in the University Center Exhibit Hall. Keynote speakers will be NASA engineers Jose Matienzo and Rogie Rodriguez. Other guests include the Rocket City Latin Band with DJ Anthony Moreno, and Roberto Dextre from the Salsa Club will provide a free Salsa demonstration class. The event is sponsored by the Hispanic Student Organization, in conjunction with the Salsa Club, Office of Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Undergraduate Minority Mentoring Program. Please RSVP for the dinner by clicking the link:

» UAH Hosts the 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., at the UAH Fitness Center. 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

» North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers meeting
The North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host their October 2014 meeting at 11:30 a.m., on Wednesday, October 1, in the Von Braun Research Hall (room M-50) on the UAH campus. Jim Odom, Former Project Manager for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. For lunch reservations, call Jim Parsons at 256.313.6715 or email

» UAH Theater Presentation "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
A satire of big business and all it holds sacred. The play follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying," to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high ­powered executive. Presented at UAH Oct. 15­-18, and Oct. 22­-25 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium (located in the College of Business Administration Building). For reservations please call 256.824.6871. UAH students admitted FREE; other student and senior tickets $7 each. All general admission tickets $15 each.

» UAH Department of Music Presents Moira Smiley and VOCO
Moira Smiley and VOCO, is a contemporary vocal ensemble performing at UAH Roberts Recital Hall on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.The ensemble is a visionary blend of voices redefining harmony singing with the power of folksong, the avant-garde fearlessness of Béla Bartók and vaudevillian accompaniment of cello, banjo, ukelele, accordion and body percussion. Moira Smiley's award-winning original music and spell-binding American and East European folksong light up the stage with rompin’ stompin' body percussion and warm wit. General admission tickets are $10. For more information:

» 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.

» Flu Shots now available for UAH Faculty and Staff
Flu shots are now available at the UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic. The CDC recommends that people get vaccinated against the flu as soon as the vaccine becomes available. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu. Call the Clinic at 256.824.2100 and make an appointment to get your flu shot. The cost is $20.

» 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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