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.


UAHuntsville, Drake State Technical College create partnership for transfer students

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J. F. Drake State Technical College and The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced plans today to create a partnership that will clear a path for Drake students to earn a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UAH.


UAH College of Engineering hosts Graduate Open House event


UAH College of Engineering will host an evening designed to give potential students the opportunity to learn more about the College of Engineering’s graduate programs.


U.S. Chemistry Olympiad will be held in March at UAHuntsville


Area high school chemistry students who have entered to compete have a chance to be on a team representing the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) to be held in Moscow, Russia July 15-24, 2013.


SCI Technology recently funded $100,000 scholarship at UAH in honor of businessman A. Eugene Sapp

Gene Sapp

SCI Technology, Inc. a subsidiary of Sanmina Corporation, recently funded a $100,000 endowed scholarship at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) in honor of A. Eugene Sapp’s 50 years of service with the company.


Brenda Walker named assistant vice president for development at UAHuntsville

Brenda Walker

Brenda K. Walker has been named assistant vice president for Development in the Office of University Advancement. Walker officially began her duties on February 20. “We look forward to Brenda bringing her exceptional fund-raising and management experience to the UAH Advancement team, as we connect philanthropy with strategic initiatives of the university and programs to serve our students and the broad community,” said Robert Lyon, vice president for the Office of Advancement.


CDC data analyst, UAHuntsville alumna presenting on campus


Katharina van Santen (‘2010 BS Biology), applied to UAHuntsville on a “whim.” Despite growing up in Auburn, and UAHuntsville’s well-publicized regional and national academic reputation in sciences and engineering, Katharina had never heard of the university.


UAHuntsville Theatre presents Urinetown, a musical comedy

What kind of musical is this? Urinetown the musical

UAHuntsville Theatre will present Urinetown: The Musical Comedy in the Chan Auditorium on March 13-16 and 20-23 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee performances will be on March 17 and 24 at 2:30 p.m. Chan Auditorium is located in the Business Administration Building.