SMAP casualty training
SMAP and Nursing join in Jackson County Schools mini-mass casualty training event

Dec 17 2019

An all-day mini-mass casualty training event is planned for Jackson County school personnel on Jan. 6 at the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology in Hollywood.

The event is part of a preparedness program being coordinated by the UAH Systems Management and Production Center (SMAP Center) and the university’s College of Nursing.

Indigo Girls standing on a stage holding guitars
Indigo Girls featured artist for Peace on Earth

Nov 26 2019

The University of Alabama in Huntsville will again host one of the community’s biggest holiday events — Peace on Earth: A Holiday Spectacular.

UAH Theatre and Music Present... La Cage aux Folles with guest dancers from the Huntsville Ballet. Book by Harvey Fierstein. Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Directed by David Harwell. Performance Dates: November 6-9, 13-16 at 7:30pm. November 10 and 17 2:20pm at the Chan Auditorium.
UAH Theatre Program presents La Cage Aux Folles

Oct 31 2019

UAH Theatre jumps feet first into November with its spectacularly colorful production of the Tony Award-winning musical La Cage Aux Folles, the musical that inspired the movie The Birdcage, starring the late Robin Williams, and Broadway star Nathan Lane.

Calming, ocean-themed room offers tranquility for those with sensory processing issues

Mar 28 2019

The relaxing sound of the ocean greets you as you take in the soft glow of twinkling lights around you and the smooth billows of white satin overhead. Sinking into the cozy hug of an oversized bean-bag chair, your mind begins to calm, absorbing the soothing ambiance and letting go of the day’s distractions. You’ve found peace at last — that is, until the school bell rings and reminds you that you’re not at the spa. You’re in the calming sensory room at the Early Learning Center (ELC) on the campus of UAH.

Circus-themed pretend hospital helps ease youngsters’ anxiety about medical treatment

Mar 15 2019

This week, the College of Nursing at UAH welcomed more than 2,000 area first-grade students to its annual Let’s Pretend Hospital. The popular multiday event comprises hands-on activities, skits, and presentations to help reduce the fear and anxiety that children may experience if they must be hospitalized or visit the emergency room.

Environmental justice begins with awareness, advocacy

Mar 01 2019

Uniontown, Ala., a low-income, predominantly black community located in the state’s Black Belt, made the national news back in 2010, when 4 million tons of coal ash were shipped to its Arrowhead Landfill in the wake of a dike rupture at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston Fossil Plant. But it wasn’t until after the cameras stopped rolling that the reality of just what all that coal ash would mean for the surrounding air, soil, and water began to sink in among those who call Uniontown home.

University-hosted sites carry out statewide initiative to elevate K-12 STEM instruction

Feb 26 2019

The Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) is well-known throughout the state as a provider of high-quality math and science instruction to over 900 schools through its 11 university-hosted sites. But less well known is the initiative’s origin story, which dates back nearly 20 years to the establishment of its inaugural site at UAH.

Outreach effort introduces high school students to thinking entrepreneurially

Feb 25 2019

Engaging with the community to advance business and business education is not just an aspiration for the College of Business at UAH. It’s also one of four carefully selected goals detailed in "Establishing New Frontiers in Business," the strategic plan that is guiding the College’s growth through 2025. "We want to engage with area high schools and community colleges, and be a visible sponsor of business-related activities in the community," says Dr. Jason Greene, who as dean of the College recently oversaw the extension of its AACSB accreditation for another five years.

Girl Scouts get head start on cybersecurity training at UAH’s CCRE

Dec 14 2018

With an eye toward preparing the nation’s future cybersecurity workforce for the challenges that lie ahead, the Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) recently provided training to enable Girl Scout Troop 708 to earn their Cybersecurity 2: Safeguards and Cybersecurity 3: Investigator badges.

UAH joins nationwide effort to increase college access, equity, and postsecondary attainment

Dec 11 2018

UAH announced earlier this month that it has joined with 130 other public universities and systems for a new initiative, "Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success." Organized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the collaborative effort is intended to increase college access, close the achievement gap, and enroll 3 million students – including 1 million students who receive Pell Grants – by 2025.