UAH Volunteer Chargers perform service duty during fall break

Oct 23 2018

The UAH Volunteer Chargers used their recent fall break to volunteer with several community outreach programs in South Alabama and North Florida.

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UAH Engineering Forum & the Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics

Aug 22 2018

The College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) held their first Engineering Forum (UAH-EF) in conjunction to the 2018 Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics (SSCET). The partnership event took place on Friday, Aug. 3rd at the Charger Union Theatre and the Shelby Center for Science & Technology.

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UAH Engineering Forum & the Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics to be held August 3

Jul 09 2018

The College of Engineering at UAH is pleased to announce the first UAH Engineering Forum (UAH-EF), which will be held in conjunction with the 2018 Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics (SSCET). The event will take place on Friday, Aug. 3, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Charger Union Theatre and the Shelby Center for Science & Technology.

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Shadowing program gives sneak-peek at UAH’s undergraduate research opportunities

Jun 19 2018

Earlier this month, 31 students from area high schools applied and were invited to spend an afternoon at UAH, shadowing undergraduate participants in the university’s Summer Community of Scholars. This 80+ members group is made up of the Research or Creative Experience for Undergraduates (RCEU) summer program and the Honors Capstone Research (HCR) summer program, as well as students doing research with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site and Supplement programs, and any other undergraduate researchers on campus during the summer semester. The shadowing event allowed the visiting students to get an insider’s look at UAH’s undergraduate research opportunities and network with both peers and faculty members while learning more about the specific research projects they applied to work on.

Aditi Limaye
Tech Trek Alabama influence leads camper to research experience at MIT

May 14 2018

The slogan on the Tech Trek poster says it all: "What happens at Tech Trek doesn’t stay at Tech Trek."

Career Services Officers
Four-year engagement plan makes meaningful match between UAH students and employers

May 11 2018

With an eye toward helping to grow the region’s pool of talented, qualified STEM employees, the Office of Career Services at UAH has launched a four-year employer engagement plan – known as the i4 program – to match UAH students with corporate employers in a more meaningful, engaging way than that offered by traditional recruiting strategies.

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Graduate student unites his passion for science and enthusiasm for diversity at UAH

Apr 23 2018

Roberto Dextre first recognized his connection to science at the High School for Environmental Studies in Manhattan, where he noticed that he easily understood math and science. "I think it was the physics courses that opened my mind to how science plays into all of our lives every day," says Dextre.

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Four advance to international level from state science fair

Apr 11 2018

Four student finalists were selected from the Alabama Science and Engineering Fair (ASEF) held April 5-6 at Spragins Hall at UAH to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) on May 13-18 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

New cybersecurity program will help prepare students in rural Alabama for careers in the field

Apr 06 2018

The Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) at UAH is pleased to announce a new initiative to introduce high school students in rural Alabama to cybersecurity.

UAH, Huntsville Hospital team up for "Jungle Safari" LPH

Mar 05 2018

Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! The UAH College of Nursing and Huntsville Hospital will open the doors to Let’s Pretend Hospital (LPH) March 19-23. The theme for LPH 2018 is "Jungle Safari."

Undergraduate research at UAH to be displayed at Alabama's Higher Education Day on Feb. 22

Feb 15 2018

Alabama’s second Posters at the Capitol undergraduate research poster event will be held as part of Alabama’s Higher Education Day on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the State Capitol in Montgomery.

Desalyn Johnson and Rosemary Robinson
UAH pair attends Alaska conference on minority STEM education

Feb 15 2018

Two members of the UAH campus community recently joined an Alabama delegation that traveled to Alaska to learn more about successfully introducing students who are members of racial minorities to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Two teams of UAH students design STEM tools for area schools

Dec 21 2017

At the start of Dr. Christina Carmen’s two-semester senior design course at UAH, students are asked to choose a project from a variety of sponsored options and form groups based on their selection.

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Two UAH researchers undertake cross-college lead poisoning study of rural Alabama town

Dec 13 2017

Dr. Azita Amiri and Dr. Shuang Zhao are helping raise awareness about lead poisoning among children in Uniontown, Ala.

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UAH to host public discussion about multi-messenger astronomy on Nov. 20

Nov 16 2017

UAH will host a free science discussion, "Multi-messenger Astronomy: A New Era in Space Science," at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, in the Student Services Building, room 112.

Civil Engineering Class Visit
Construction site serves as “outdoor classroom” for UAH civil engineering majors

Nov 16 2017

The construction site for the D.S. Davidson I²C; the future home of a regional initiative.

Maddox Goddard
UAH’s SMAP Center seeks to build interest in STEM careers among Alabama’s youths

Oct 19 2017

By any measure, UAH alumnus Dr. Gary Maddux has enjoyed a successful professional career, culminating in his present position as director of the university’s Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center. But he hasn’t forgotten his roots as a boy growing up in Jackson County, which like many rural areas of Alabama offers youths limited access to and participation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. So a few years ago, he partnered with SMAP research scientists Norven Goddard and Dr. William Sabados to create an outreach program dedicated to building interest in STEM careers among the state’s youths.

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ASN Chargers junior varsity wheelchair basketball team set to scrimmage

Oct 17 2017

The UAH Chargers Ability Sport Network (ASN) junior varsity wheelchair basketball team will scrimmage with Birmingham’s Lakeshore Lakers from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 21 at the University Fitness Center.

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Noted African American science fiction author Nisi Shawl to visit UAH

Sep 15 2017

Noted African American science fiction author Nisi Shawl will visit the campus of UAH next month.

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iFest 8 features 28 countries, music, games and food

Sep 11 2017

The sophistication of classical music will combine with the fiery vitality of Russian folk musical expression when the guitar and dance group Zingaresca performs at the free International Festival of North Alabama (iFest 8), being hosted for the eighth year by UAH on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University Fitness Center on the UAH Campus.