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UAHuntsville to host AIDT entertainment, media production, and crew training event

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Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) representatives from EMPACT, the state’s workforce resource program will be at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) on Monday, March 5, showcasing the new film and television training program.

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New York screenwriter, film producer to lecture at UAHuntsville

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Christoph Silber, a New York based screenwriter and film producer will lecture next month on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville). Silber will give a UAHuntsville Honors Forum presentation on Tuesday, March 6, at 11:10 a.m., in Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose room 138. The talk is free and open to the public. Frank Franz Hall is located directly across the street from Morton Hall.

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Lecture at UAHuntsville on Gravity Probe B mission

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville will host a public colloquium on Friday afternoon featuring Dr. C.W. Francis Everitt of Stanford University.

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UAHuntsville chosen by NASA to launch satellite

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of 33 universities across the nation selected by NASA to fly a small satellite aboard rockets scheduled to launch in 2013 and 2014.

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Grammy nominated composer visits UAHuntsville as music eminent scholar

200px-Tarikoregan2008Tarik O’Regan,  Grammy-nominated composer and winner of two British Composer Awards, will visit UAHuntsville as a composer-in-residence and eminent scholar Feb. 20-24.

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UAHuntsville EXPO features creative community change

 Huntsville, Alabama – (February 14, 2012)  – The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAHuntsville) successful Charged Up For Change! EXPO returns to campus on March 28. EXPO features a community fair, from  10 a.m., to 2 p.m., in the University Center. The event brings together local individuals and groups who create positive social change in diverse and unusual ways.

 Booth registration for EXPO is due by Wednesday, March 7. Admission is free and open to the public. Individuals and groups interested in registering for booths can download the registration form and exhibitor guidelines from the event website at www.uah.edu/expo.

EXPO was first held two years ago, and was very successful, drawing in more than 80 exhibitors and an estimated 500 visitors. The planning team hopes to again involve exhibitors featuring the work of both individuals and groups in the local community who engage in creative projects, hobbies, or actions that promote social service and change. Activities will be diverse, such as biking, gardening, engineering, building, and gaming—all of which can better the community. Individual projects as well as community interest groups, grassroots collectives, established volunteer organizations, student clubs, alternative businesses, are also invited to participate in EXPO.

“The Charged Up for Change! EXPO in 2010 was such a positive experience for planners, participants, and students. We are eager to channel that enthusiasm and energy towards the 2012 EXPO. We hope, once again, to foreground for our students the varied and creative ways individuals and groups work to effect positive social change. We are also excited to bring back the many exhibitors who joined us in 2010 and also expand to involve new individuals and groups,” said Dr. Molly Johnson, Women’s Studies director, and associate professor of history. “We hope to facilitate both renewed and new cooperative relationships among the diverse organizations in our community.”

Johnson said the purpose of the event is to encourage students and others who visit EXPO to see how they might get involved in many of the activities in the community, or how they might use their own imaginations to create social change in unusual ways. Exhibitors and visitors will be able to network and exchange ideas. Local musicians, actors, and performance artists will contribute to the carnival-like atmosphere, as will refreshments, door prizes, and other creative surprises.

Exhibits may highlight any form of positive change that makes a local or global impact: recycling programs, sustainable living, and green energy; handcrafted products, textile and fabric work; athletic activism for a cause; everyday, humanitarian uses of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; local food, cooking, baking, gardening; performance art of all types, visual arts, writing, dance; film, photography, digital and web-based action; health and wellness; animal care and advocacy; construction and building, mechanics, repair, and industry; childcare, tutoring, and mentoring.

The Women’s Studies Program, the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of Diversity, the Global Studies Program, and the Women’s Studies student organization sponsor EXPO at UAHuntsville.

 

EXPO is organized by a diverse group of UAHuntsville faculty, staff, and students, as well as community groups including the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Huntsville branch, the Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama and the Flying Monkey Arts Center.

For more information
Dr. Molly Johnson
256.824.2566
molly.johnson@uah.edu

Joyce Anderson-Maples
256.824.2101
maplesj@uah.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UAHuntsville revisits housing policy; campus student life continues to grow

Students whose homes are within a 30-mile radius will no longer be required to live on campus, according to the university. 

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UAHuntsville student center unanimously approved by UA System Board of Trustees

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 Students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville will have a new social gathering spot following today’s vote by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.

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Special café event featuring educator, author Carolyn Baldwin Tucker

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAHuntsville) Office of Multicultural Affairs will sponsor a Black History Luncheon and Spoken Word Café on Thursday, Feb. 16.

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UAHuntsville student recounts discovery of first 'high-temperature' superconductor

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Like many young men from Alabama, Jim Ashburn's path to fame involved football, good timing, a fair dose of serendipity (or good luck, if you prefer), timely coaching and a strong team.

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