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April 21 - April 27

UAH students Aaron Byers, Jenn Tischler, Charlotte Cain, and Noah Houser pose with Tom Percy of SAIC after winning top prize at the 2014 SAIC Case Competition.
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» UAH Foundation Staff Award Winners

» UAH philosophy graduate receives prestigious fellowship to Penn State

Administrative Professionals Week
April 21-26

UAH Town Hall Meeting
UAH Town Hall event to discuss new university website advances, 10 a.m., Charger Union Theater.

UAH Graduate Open House
Learn more about programs of interest, meet with financial aid and admissions staff, and tour the campus at this informal open house from 4 p.m., to 6 p.m., University Center.

Department of Music Event
Phil Weaver and Rosa Richardson (UAH music faculty) performing as Toot and Twang (guitar and flute), live on the WLRH Judy Watters' Show, 11 a.m., UAH campus.

Fullbright Information Session
UAH students can learn about various teaching and research abroad opportunities through the U.S. Fulbright Program from 4 p.m., to 5 p.m., Morton Hall room 343.

UAH Library to Host ALLA Reception
The Louis Salmon Library will host a reception for Alabama Library Association conference attendees from 4 p.m., to 5 p.m. The event includes a tour and demonstration of library services. RSVP to

Finals ReCharge
Activities at the UAH Louis Salmon Library begin at 8 a.m., each day and include Therapy Dogs, board games, graffiti wall, free coffee and donuts, and new this year, origami stations. Finals Recharge will end on Wednesday, April 30.

Tutoring Blitz
Students can get help preparing for finals from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m. in the Madison Hall Lobby. The first 100 students will receive a free t-shirt! All faculty are encouraged to announce the Tutoring Blitz in class. For more information,

Department of Music Event/Panoply
Phil Weaver and Rosa Richardson (UAH music faculty) performing as Toot and Twang (guitar and flute), Panoply (center stage), 6:30 p.m., to 7 p.m.

Late Night Breakfast
Late Night Breakfast event for UAH students only, from 10 p.m., until midnight at the university cafeteria. Features a smorgasbord of breakfast favorites, served by faculty and staff. Students need Charger ID Cards to enjoy this treat.

The First Annual Playwright's Festival
Come and watch a series of plays written, directed, and acted by UAH students, faculty, and alumni, April 25-26, 7:30 p.m., Chan Auditorium. After performances a Q&A with authors and directors. Admission is free.

Fishing at the UAH Campus Lake
University employees, students, alumni and immediate families are invited to campus for a day of fishing at the UAH Lake, from 5:30 a.m.. to 6 p.m. For more information, please visit:

Department of Music Concert
Phil Weaver and Rosa Richardson (UAH music faculty) performing a full concert with a Latin flare, "Sambas, Tangos and Dances," at 4 p.m., at Messiah Lutheran Church. The concert is free. For more information, please visit:

College of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
UAH College of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 3 p.m., Von Braun Center South Hall (downtown Huntsville).

UAH Spring Commencement
Spring Commencement AMC General Dennis L. Via, will deliver the address at 2 p.m., in the Von Braun Center Propst Arena (downtown Huntsville).

UAH Faculty/Staff Picnic
Annual Faculty/Staff Picnic from 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., University Center lawn. Confirm your attendance to

UAH/JA Achievement Entrepreneurship Camp
Deadline for applications to attend UAH/JA Entrepreneurship Residential Camp, July 13-18. For more information, please visit:

» TRS Retirement Preparation Seminars
» April Clinic Corner

» UAH Co-Sponsors SBIR/STTR Workshops
Each year, $2 billion in federal money is given through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. To help small businesses implement best practices and write winning SBIR/STTR proposals, UAH together with other regional partners will offer workshops in Huntsville on Tuesday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 29. For more information, please visit: or email Christi Jackson at

» Famed educators and UAH alumna to lead workshop for area teachers
More than 400 K-12 North Alabama educators will attend a workshop on Wednesday, May 7, from 8:30 a.m., to 2 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium led by the "rockstars" of education training, Harry and Rosemary Wong, and former Bob Jones High School teacher, and UAH alumna, Chelonnda Seroyer (English 2002).
 The workshop "Effectively Managing Your Classroom," is sponsored by the UAH Office of Diversity, in conjunction with the Department of Education.

» UAH Faculty/Staff Picnic May 7
The Annual Faculty/Staff UAH Picnic will be Wednesday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., University Center lawn. 
The picnic agenda will include: welcome by President Bob Altenkirch, live music, games, lunch, recognition of UAH Staff Awards recipients, and door prizes. Confirm your attendance at and view more information on this event:

» Call for Final Registrations for the UA System Scholars Institute
The University of Alabama (UA) System's Seventh Annual Scholars Institute will be held May 12-13 in Tuscaloosa. This event is open to all faculty, staff and administration from the UA, UAB, and UAH campuses. The 2014 theme is "Teaching, Research, and Service: United Through Technology." Register early, as spots are limited to 50 per campus. For more information, please visit: or contact Dr. Sherri Restauri at 256.824.7391 or

» Blueprints: A Collaboration of Two Contemporary Artists
"Blueprints: A Collaboration" will be on view through May 25, at the Asheville Art Museum in Asheville, N. C. Jose Betancourt and Susan Weil began collaborating in 1996, creating blueprint photographs and cyanotypes. Betancourt is associate professor of Art & Art History at UAH.

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