The University of Alabama in Huntsville Earns National Recognition for Its Evening MBA Program

Caron StJohn

UAHuntsville's evening professional (part-time) MBA program, offered by the College of Business Administration, was named to U.S. News & World Report's recently released 2014 ranking of Best Business Schools - Part-Time MBA. The program placed 60th among public universities nationwide and was tied for 15th in the Southeastern region.


Two of three Senior Projects Class balloon payloads recovered in Georgia

Members of the Five Star Group with their balloon and payload prelaunch.

Upper winds Saturday, March 30, carried the payloads from BalloonSats launched from 10-11 a.m. by The University of Alabama in Huntsville's EE494 Senior Projects Class 122 miles away into Georgia near the town of Calhoun.


Dorothy Weems perform one-woman show “Miss Wolfe’s Tangier Stories™” at UAH

Dorothy WeemsUAH Coffeehouse Writers Series will host Dorothy Weems’ one-woman show, “Miss Wolfe’s Tangier Stories on Friday, April 12.The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m., in the university’s Louis Salmon Library Art Gallery. The presentation is sponsored by the UAH Women’s Studies Program and the library, and is free and open to the public.


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.