- Published November 16, 2012
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala (November 16, 2012) — Nationally recognized feminist writer, poet and human rights activist Lesléa (pronounced "Lez-LEE-uh") Newman will give an anti-bullying presentation for high school, college and adult audiences next month on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville).
Her talk entitled "He Continues to Make a Difference: The Story of Matthew Shepard," will be presented on Wednesday, November 28, at 7:30 p.m., in the university's Chan Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student from the University of Wyoming was brutally murdered in 1998. Newman will use her address to promote tolerance, understanding, and an acceptance of diversity among all people. Immediately following the presentation there will be a book signing and reception.
- Published October 31, 2012
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Kenneth W. Sullivan, associate director of the Office for Enterprise Innovation and Sustainability at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, has been elected as a vice chair of the National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) Manufacturing Division. Dr. Sullivan most recently served as the chairman of Manufacturing Division’s Supply Chain Network Committee. He oversaw a survey of small- to mid-sized businesses regarding their participation in the aerospace and defense industrial base conducted by the committee. He also was a co-author of the white paper published by NDIA based on the findings of the survey. The white paper was also instrumental in defining the Connecting American Manufacturing (CAM) project sponsored by Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) ManTech program.
- Published October 31, 2012
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A student from UAHuntsville has won a national award for optical design and engineering research.
Josh Walters was among the winners of the 2012 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition, an annual competition held in Mountain View, Calif.
The competition is open to students in North America working toward a bachelor's, master's, or Ph.D. degree who utilize Code V or Lighttools software who have submitted papers that demonstrate optical design excellence.
- Published October 29, 2012
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UAHuntsville has appointed Dr. Kathy Hawk as the director of the university's Global Understanding Initiative.
- Published October 23, 2012
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Christine Sears, a professor of History at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) recently published her first book American Slaves and African Masters Algiers and the Western Sahara, 1776-1820.
- Published October 16, 2012
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UAHuntsville student Lawrence Henry said he was driven to write his newly published book, The Blood Requiem Mutation, in part by a statement his older brother, James Henry made many years ago: “The only thing worse than a pointless death is a pointless life.”
- Published October 03, 2012
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Mark Cowherd, executive director of facilities and operations at UAHuntsville, recently passed the examination for the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential.
- Published October 01, 2012
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In August, Dr. Ranjan Chaudhuri joined the College of Business Administration at UAHuntsville as a Fulbright Fellow.
- Published September 28, 2012
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UAHuntsville College of Engineering alumnus Chris E. Orr (’84 BSE) has been awarded a General Electric Edison Award for his contributions to the General Electric (GE) Company. The Edison award is named after Thomas Edison, one of GE’s founders and the most prolific inventor in history.