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UAHuntsville alumnus wins prestigious GE Edison Award

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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.

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Bob Jones graduate Jonathan Sullivan chosen recipient of biotech scholarship at UAHuntsville

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Jonathan Sullivan has been awarded the 2012 Gopi Padila Memorial Scholarship by the Partnership for Biotechnology Research.

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Mind control will shape future of gaming and cell phones – UAHuntsville professor

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Future technological breakthroughs are occurring so rapidly, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the innovative improvements coming the next 10 years, 5 years, or next year.

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Robert Altenkirch was installed president of The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Altenkirch Robert A. Altenkirch was installed as the sixth president of The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Early interest in astronomy leads UAHuntsville graduate to career at Marshall, astonishing find

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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.

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UAHuntsville Ph.D. candidate is one of 41 in nation awarded prestigious Ford Fellowship

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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.

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Lyon named Advancement VP at UAHuntsville

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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.

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UAHuntsville alumnus becomes first African-American to fill senior executive position at Stennis Space Center

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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.

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UAHuntsville professor explains logic behind healthcare ruling, shares top five Supreme Court decisions

Clarke1Thanks 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.”

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UAHuntsville alumna Deborah Barnhart named to Alabama Spaceport Authority Advisory Task Force

BarnhartTNDeborah 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.

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