UAH College of Business to discuss launching a biotech venture


"Launching a Biotech Venture," will be the topic of the Spring 2013 UAH College of Business Entrepreneurs Roundtable on Thursday, April 11. The roundtable event will begin at 5:30 p.m., in the Chan Auditorium of the Business Administration Building on the UAH campus. The event is free and open to the public. You may reserve a seat at


PNC Bank donates gift for extension of UAH VITA Program

Students from the college of nursing.

The UAH College of Business recently received $2,000 from PNC Bank of Huntsville to continue funding of the university’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.


Huntsville middle school students “chat” with astronauts on ISS from UAH campus

Middle School Students Contact the International Space Station.

Huntsville area students from Ed White, Discovery and Liberty Middle Schools talked directly with astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), Thursday from the campus ofUAHuntsville.


Madison Marshall Awarded to Carnegie Mellon’s Matyjaszewski


For his achievements in polymer chemistry, Dr. Kris Matyjaszewski of Carnegie Mellon University received the Madison Marshall award from the North Alabama Section of the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at UAHuntsville.


Nominations for 2013 UAH Foundation Staff Awards announced

Thank you for your outstanding achievements and committment.

The UAH Foundation will recognize staff members who go beyond ordinary requirements of their jobs and who have made a difference at the university. The awards were last presented in 2009.


Let’s Pretend Hospital to “admit” 2,700 first graders

A nurse interacts with kids at the Let's Pretend Hospital.

UAH College of Nursing and Huntsville Hospital will “admit” 2,700 first graders to the 28th annual "Let's Pretend Hospital" beginning this week on the university’s campus. The simulated hospital is located in the Nursing Building and will open its doors to “sick” first graders on Friday, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will resume activities March 18-22.


Concrete canoe team places second, will attend nationals

UAHuntsville Concrete Conoe Team assembled in front of their conoe.

UAHuntsville’s concrete canoe team finished second in Southeastern regional competition March 15 and 16 at Florida International University and the University of Miami and advances to the national competition in June at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Space Hardware Club balloon reaches 120,000 feet

the Space Hardware Club’s Takahiro 'Toby' Ishitobi, Geoff Suiter, Glenn Scott Nesbitt II, Eric Becnel, Andrew Perka and Trey McFerrin with the retrieved payload.

The UAH Space Hardware Club (SHC) recently launched a satellite balloon to the second-highest height ever achieved by the group, resulting in a long-distance retrieval trip for the payload.


Huntsville middle school students to contact space station from UAHuntsville campus

International Space Station

Huntsville area students from Ed White, Discovery and Liberty Middle Schools will have the opportunity to talk directly with astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), Thursday March 21, from the campus of UAHuntsville.


UAHuntsville celebrates annual Honor’s Day activities


UAH will recognize outstanding students during various celebratory events on Thursday, April 4, on the university’s campus. The University Undergraduate Academic Honors Convocation is one of UAH’s most important traditions allowing the university to honor our students and to recognize their successes.