- Published August 13, 2012
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It was a year ago that the combined data from several NASA satellites astonished astronomers by revealing unexpected changes in X-ray emission from the Crab Nebula, once thought to be the steadiest high-energy source in the sky.
- Published July 30, 2012
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Shushannah Smith is pursuing an advanced degree at UAHuntsville, and she has a clear view of how that degree will fit into her future plans.
- Published July 27, 2012
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Robert Lyon has been named Vice President for University Advancement at UAHuntsville. Lyon joins the university after serving for the past eight years as vice chancellor for university advancement at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and the executive director of the University of Chattanooga Foundation.
UAHuntsville alumnus becomes first African-American to fill senior executive position at Stennis Space Center
- Published July 26, 2012
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Freddie Douglas III (Engineering, MAS ’89), was recently selected to fill a new Senior Executive Service (SES) position at the John C. Stennis Space Center.
UAHuntsville professor explains logic behind healthcare ruling, shares top five Supreme Court decisions
- Published July 19, 2012
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Thanks to the speed of media archivists, on June 28, right after The U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision upholding the majority of President Obama’s controversial Affordable Healthcare Act, America was reminded of Chief Justice John Roberts’ words during his nomination hearings in 2005 when he said, “judges and justices are servants of the law, not the other way around. Judges are like umpires. Umpires don't make the rules; they apply them. The role of an umpire and a judge is critical. They make sure everybody plays by the rules.”
- Published July 19, 2012
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Deborah Barnhart, a UAHuntsville alumna (English ’75) and CEO of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, was recently named to the Alabama Spaceport Authority Advisory Task Force by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.
- Published May 24, 2012
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Emily Foshee, a graduate student at UAHuntsville, has won a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for the 2012-2013 school year.
Foshee, a student in UAHuntsville’s atmospheric science master's degree program, is the only student from a university or college in Alabama to win an NESSF award this year. The fellowship includes a $30,000-a-year stipend to support her graduate school research.
UAHuntsville’s Michael Griffin installed as president of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
- Published May 21, 2012
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Michael Griffin, the King-McDonald Eminent Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, was installed as President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) on May 10, 2012.
- Published May 16, 2012
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UAHuntsville alumnus Reggious Bell (‘2008, ‘2011 Accounting) was recently elected as the new Alabama state director for the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (Beta Epsilon Sigma Chapter).