- Published August 26, 2013
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UAH College of Nursing is hosting the 19th annual North Alabama Nurse Practitioner (NANPA) Clinical Symposium September 27-28 at the Huntsville Marriott. This year's conference theme is "Nurse Practitioners on the Frontline of Healthcare." The conference registration deadline is Friday, September 13. Last year, more than 400 nurses and medical professionals attended the symposium.
- Published August 21, 2013
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With a significantly higher percentage of student veterans compared to most schools of its size, UAH has made great strides in recent years toward meeting the needs of this nontraditional student group. And one of the most notable of late is UAH's increased participation in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Yellow Ribbon Program.
- Published August 20, 2013
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Classes aren't just starting for UAH; they're also starting for the Rise School of Huntsville, a non-profit preschool that uses a balanced, multi-disciplinary approach to teach children both with and without developmental disabilities.
The school, which was previously located at Trinity United Methodist Church on Airport Road, will now sit on the UAH campus thanks to an agreement signed last week by UAH president Dr. Robert A. Altenkirch and Rise co-founders Jerry and Amanda Lee.
- Published August 19, 2013
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Hundreds of new UAH students visited the Student Research Open House on Monday, Aug. 19, in the Von Braun Research Hall. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) as part of the campus-wide UAH Week of Welcome Aug. 16-24, the event attracted students from all majors. On hand were 25 campus clubs and groups, as well as every college, most of UAH's research centers and many research-oriented student clubs. Visitors got to see the UAH Moonbuggy, the ChargerSat 1 prototype, a helicopter simulator, a dart concept rocket, a Nao robot demonstration and unmanned aerial vehicles.
- Published August 16, 2013
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The Theatre Department of UAH and The Arts Council Inc. will co-host the first-ever Lee Deal Theatre Symposium on Saturday, August 24, from 1:00 - 6:30 pm. Named for Lee Deal, a former UAH student and local community theater actor for nearly thirty years, the symposium will comprise three workshop sessions: Casting & Audition Techniques Master Class , presented by Tiffany Little Canfield, a casting director with New-York-based Telsey + Company (Wilson Hall) Scene Study Master Class , presented by Ron Harris, a 40-year theater veteran and the recipient of numerous state, regional, and national awards (Chan Auditorium) Setting Your Stage: The Intersection of Script, Design, & Budget , presented by Brian Phillips, formerly of the Goodman Theatre, Chicago's oldest and largest not-for-profit theater (Wilson Hall)
- Published August 15, 2013
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Want to add some hands-on learning to your student experience at UAH?
Then come to the Student Research Open House on Monday, Aug. 19, being held from 1-4 p.m. in the Von Braun Research Hall. It's sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) of as part of the campus-wide UAH Week of Welcome Aug. 16-24. Students in all majors are encouraged to come.
- Published August 06, 2013
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UAH offers its students an impressive selection of experiential learning programs, from internships and co-ops to semesters spent studying abroad. It's all part of a larger effort to provide them with hands-on experience and the opportunity to apply the skills they've learned in the classroom to real-world challenges.
- Published August 02, 2013
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UAH is about to get a little greener! In just a few weeks, students will find 50 new ChargerCycles at 9 accessible racks across campus. A joint initiative from the Student Government Association (SGA), the Green Club, UAH Housing, and UAH Facilities, this effort toward sustainability will help alleviate some of UAH's transport and parking issues AND create a safer, healthier and more environmentally friendly campus.
- Published August 01, 2013
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It's universally accepted that Wernher Von Braun's vision and influence were integral to the founding of UAH. But what is less well known is that Dr. Von Braun didn't just want the university to be a bastion of research and engineering. He also wanted it to be a center of cultural enrichment, where students could engage in both science and the arts.
"Education," he said in a 1961 speech, "must prevent people from becoming robots, and young people must acquire the moral and spiritual values adequate to decide wisely the uses which should be made of new knowledge with their minds not fashioned to function as computers, but with heart and soul."
- Published July 31, 2013
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Going to college shouldn't mean going into debt. Yet for 60% of students across the country, that's exactly what it means. Today, the average student loan is close to $27,000, up from $12,500 in 1996. What is driving this increase? Andrew Weaver, Director of Student Financial Services at UAH, says two things: the economy and the cost of education.