College of Science student chooses own academic path

What happens when your academic interests are so diverse that preexisting majors just don't fill the bill? You do what UAH student Nick Christensen did and pursue an Individualized Bachelor of Science, which in his case combines physics, computer science, computer engineering, and mathematics.


UAH student trades building rockets for music career

Justin Swearinger, graduating Senior at UAHuntsville

Justin Swearinger came to Huntsville to build rockets for NASA. But then, the UAH student succumbed to the passion and the power of music instead.


UAH student injured in car crash begins new life as a nurse

UAH student Christine Smith

University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) student Christine Smith's new normal began on January 14, 2012.


UAH president appointed to key NASA committee

Robert A. Altenkirch, president of UAHuntsville

Robert A. Altenkirch, president of UAHuntsville, has been appointed to NASA's Research Subcommittee of the Human Exploration and Operations Committee.


Unicyclist – and gamer – has been campus mainstay during college career

Hanson displaying another of his unique skills: juggling.

You probably know him as "the unicycle guy." But his real name is Nick Hanson. And he only just started riding about a year before he arrived at UAH to study computer science.


UAH student an “experienced” engineer before he arrived on campus

Mechanical Engineering student Josiah Thomas (left), and Dr. D. Brian Landrum, associate professor of Aerospace Engineering at UAH, discuss placement of a solar blind fire sensor on a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle).

When Josiah Thomas entered UAH in 2009 as a freshman mechanical engineering student, he already had four years of "on the job training" in computer aided design engineering and drafting.


Chargers baseball coach hopeful for – but not counting on – championship win


Hunter Royer has been a coach long enough to know that you shouldn't jinx a team by predicting victory. So when asked if he thinks the UAH Chargers baseball team will win the Gulf South Conference (GSC) Championships this May, a conference in which they are tied for first place in the standings, the head coach is decidedly diplomatic.


High-achieving Haleyville native finds UAH challenging, encouraging

Graduating senior Annalisa Fowler has been active on the UAH campus and also maintained a 3.9 grade point average.

Maintaining a 3.9 grade point average for four years is hard work, but University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) senior mechanical engineering student Annalisa Fowler of Haleyville, Ala., said the university has had the right mix to challenge her, encourage her and give her a head start on a career.


Standout student shows how UAH experience is more than sum of its parts

UAH Senior Nadia Araiinejad

If incoming freshmen want to know how to make the most of their experience at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), they need look no further than Nadia Araiinejad. The graduating senior and biology major has managed to not only take advantage of nearly every aspect of college life since becoming a Charger in August 2009, but to succeed phenomenally at each one.


UAH communications professor publishes book examining political speech, lies and uncivil discourse

Venomous Speech: Problems With American Political Discourse on the Right and Left

Venomous Speech: Problems With American Political Discourse on the Right and Left, by UAH Dr. Clarke Rountree, gives a blunt assessment of the dysfunction in our political system today.