UAH alumna Molly Timbrook, husband design popular board game "Hedge Lord"

Apr 09, 2019

When Molly Timbrook (’17 MA, English) attended UAH little did she know her graduate degree in English would be instrumental in launching a toy …

UAH visiting scholar Tobias Buckell creates new story live, speaks about SF writing start

Mar 26, 2019

Tobias S. Buckell, internationally acclaimed science fiction (SF) writer and visiting eminent scholar at UAH for spring semester 2019, will give a talk and create a new story from beginning to end on Friday, March …

Student’s research shows that video games offer a new way to tell very old stories

Jan 15, 2019

Given its reputation as "part Comic-Con and part academic conference," Pioneer Con proved the perfect venue for Melissa Guerrero to share her research comparing medieval Robin Hood texts to the popular Japanese role-playing video game Persona 5 …

Dr. Candice Lanius
Researcher uses biometric data to study public speaking anxiety

Nov 12, 2018

As a researcher, Dr. Candice Lanius is less interested in why people are so afraid of speaking in public and more focused on how cutting-edge technology can be used to help them improve in spite of their fear. "Public speaking anxiety becomes a …

“Late bloomer” makes up for lost time after discovering love of history

Oct 09, 2018

Meagan Bojarski describes herself as a "late bloomer" when it comes to her love of history. "I hated it until about six years ago," laughs the Lawrenceville, Ga. …

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UAH celebrates 10 years of Poetry Out Loud!

Oct 09, 2018

UAH and the Department of English is celebrating 10 years of hosting the Poetry Out Loud competition. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation and locally by the Huntsville Literary Association, the contest is …

huntsville shakespear
New collaboration Huntsville Shakes will offer innovative theatre to Valley

Jun 11, 2018

Huntsville Shakespeare, also known as Huntsville Shakes, is a new collaborative venture between faculty in The UAH Theatre program and the UAH Department of English to bring innovative and boundary pushing theatre to the Tennessee …

Dr. Barnhart
As CEO of the USSRC, UAH alumna raises expectations and aspirations of youths

Jun 04, 2018

As the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), the state’s largest tourist attraction and the nation’s largest repository of space artifacts, Dr. Deborah E. Barnhart has to keep an eye on both the past and …

Jasmine Moore
UAH’s Jasmine Moore recipient of prestigious UC-Riverside Fellowship

Apr 27, 2018

Jasmine Moore’s love of the magic and majesty of words began when she was in second grade. "My love for reading began when my teacher started reading the chapter book series, "The Bailey School Kids," to us," said Jasmine A …

Joseph Conway
UAH English professor’s work shows that Poe and Schreber are birds of a feather

Mar 22, 2018

When Dr. Joe Conway submitted a paper about talking birds to a captivity narrative conference on a lark five years ago, he never expected that his work would wind up in "Mocking Bird Technologies: The Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other …