- Published February 21, 2013
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When senior aerospace engineering student Blake Parker toured The University of Alabama in Huntsville as a prospect, he was looking for a solid engineering education that offered something more – hands-on experience.
- Published February 08, 2013
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UAHuntsville David Kyle, senior associate director of Health and Physical Education (HPE) was recently featured in Coolture Magazine.Coolture™ LLC was founded in 2009, to develop and market fashionable cooling apparel for people who suffer from chronic diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis and whose symptoms are stressed or aggravated by heat. The Coolture™ cooling vest is designed to maximize physical endurance with special materials that help facilitate cooling provided by frozen thermal packs.
UAHuntsville alumna Deborah Barnhart delivers keynote address to raise funds for student leader scholarships
- Published February 08, 2013
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UAHuntsville alumna Deborah E. Barnhart (’75 BA English) will give the keynote address for The Huntsville Branch of the American Association of University Women Benefit Luncheon, “Breaking Through Barriers,” on Friday, March 1.
- Published February 05, 2013
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Betty Bolte’s (’08 MA English) “love of ghost stories” sparked her career as a popular author of historical romantic fiction and paranormal fiction.“My thesis was based on research into the writing styles of Edgar Allan Poe and Henry James, in particular their ghost stories and supernatural tales,” Bolte said. “The first three chapters of the resulting opening to a novel featured various allusions to their devices and concepts. I’ve always loved ghost stories, so it seemed fitting to write my own – a novel that is still in the wings waiting for me to polish.”
- Published January 29, 2013
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With the help of a UAHuntsville assistant professor, Oak Park Middle School in Decatur is leading the way forward with a new advanced robotics effort for the 6th-8th grade Talented and Gifted (TAG) program. All of it was made possible through a recent collaboration between Dr. Robin Gillespie of Oak Park and Dr. John D. Williams, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UAHuntsville.
- Published January 25, 2013
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In a field of science notorious for complex formulas and interconnected variables, Dick McNider acknowledges that even by those standards his most recent scientific publication is a "nerdy paper," filled as it is (says a co-author) with "horrible partially differentiated equations."
"You can read the introduction and the conclusion and probably get all you need from that paper," said McNider, a distinguished professor emeritus in mathematical sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. McNider was honored earlier this month by the American Meteorological Society for his contributions to applied meteorology.
- Published January 14, 2013
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John A. Allison, president and CEO of the CATO Institute will lecture at UAHuntsville in February.
- Published December 13, 2012
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Frances C. Roberts, whose “pioneering spirit” and leadership helped to establish The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) as one of the top research institutions in the nation, will be inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame in March 2013.
- Published December 10, 2012
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Teresa B. Vanhooser (MS ’86 - Administrative Science) has been chosen for the position of deputy director of Marshall Space Flight Center.
- Published December 07, 2012
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For UAHuntsville student Jeremy M. Traum, his love of aerospace engineering began at the age of 10 with a set of LEGO® bricks he pretended was a spaceship that would fly missions to Mars.