- Published: 01 March 2013
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A company with members from The University of Alabama in Huntsville is among 12 selected to compete in the 2013 Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.
Zenoware, a software product company, offers its Custom Software Management Suite (CSMS). The company says its product can be used for any enterprise software development process to reduce or eliminate budget overruns, on time delivery, and eliminate costly after-sales maintenance.
Competing teams pitch their company’s product to a panel of judges on March 4 in Birmingham in an effort to advance to the next round. Launchpad awards total $100,000. Competition continues through May. The effort is a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama to promote, reward and increase the pipeline of high-growth, innovative ventures that have the potential to grow and thrive in the state.
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- Published: 27 February 2013
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Dr. Robert A. Frederick Jr. has been named director of the UAHuntsville’s Propulsion Research Center. “Founding Director Dr. Clark Hawk started the Center 22 years ago and asked me to help him. Five years ago yesterday, Dr. Hawk passed away of a heart attack, and it was one of his goals for me to become the director,” Dr. Frederick said. “It’s quite an honor to step into his shoes because a lot of the successes we’ve had are based on his vision and the initial direction he established. It’s a great privilege for me to be entrusted with carrying his vision forward and overseeing its future direction.”
- Published: 21 February 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: 08 February 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: 08 February 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: 05 February 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: 29 January 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: 25 January 2013
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- Published: 14 January 2013
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- Published: 13 December 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.