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  • UAH ranks first in state in six categories of federal research expenditures, according to latest HERD Survey

    Russ Nelson|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR. 10, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), ranks first in the State of Alabama in six categories of federal research expenditures, according to the most recent Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey. Federal research initiatives totaled $132.1 million, including first-place rankings in Department of Defense, NASA, Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Atmospheric Science & Meteorology and A...

  • Faulkner University will host a Dedication Ceremony for its Mobile Campus on April 23

    Staff Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    Faulkner University will host a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony on April 23, 2024 of its Mobile Campus. The Mobile Campus is one of three Faulkner University's extension campuses. The Mobile Campus will be named the Lamar Allen and Marceil Harrison Campus of Faulkner University. Lamar and Marceil Harrison leased the property for the Mobile Campus to Faulkner. They later donated the property and building to for Faulkner. The multi-million-dollar property was officially donated in June of...

  • River Region high school students win AUM poetry contest

    Guest Writer, Auburn University Montgomery|Apr 1, 2024

    Five River Region students have earned top prizes in Auburn University at Montgomery's (AUM) inaugural high school poetry competition. The competition, hosted by AUM's Department of English and Philosophy, the AUM English Club and AUM Writing Club, is open to students in grades 9-12 who live in the River Region. Student participants were invited to submit poems on the subject "Haunting and Folklore," which serves as the 2024 theme of AUM's student-run literary magazine "Common Thread." "We recei...

  • UAH astrophysics research advances understanding of how the light of gamma-ray bursts is produced

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR. 22, 2024) – Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are intense bursts of gamma radiation, typically generating more energy in a few seconds than the Sun will produce over its ten-billion-year lifetime. These transient phenomena present one of the most challenging puzzles in astrophysics, dating back to their accidental discovery in 1967 by a nuclear surveillance satellite. Dr. Jon Hakkila, a researcher from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of A...

  • UAH student Josephine Severance receives CLS award to study Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan

    Anne Marie Martin|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR 23, 2024) – Josephine Severance, a digital animation major at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), will study Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan this summer as a participant in the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System. Six other UAH students were previously chosen for the CLS program, an initiative of the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. T...

  • UAH teams have taken first place five times in the NASA Artemis Challenge event

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR. 24, 2024) – For the second year in a row, engineering students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, a part of the University of Alabama System, have captured first place in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge (HERC) competition. With the latest victory, UAH has won first place five times in the 30-year history of the event, taking top honors in 1996, 2012, 2018, 2023 and now 2024. Managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, the challenge took place Apri...

  • Brigadier General Terrence Adams to give graduation commencement address at AUM

    Staff Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    Air Force Brigadier General Terrence A. Adams will give the commencement address to Auburn University Montgomery (AUM) on Saturday, May 3. Adams will speak to nearly 620 graduates during a pair of ceremonies at the AUM Athletics Complex. This is the largest graduating class in the history of AUM. General Adams serves in the Pentagon as the Deputy Principal Cyber Advisor (DPCA) to the Secretary of Defense and Senior Military Advisor for Cyber Policy. Gen. Adams earned a bachelor's degree in...

  • Palmer congratulates Hoover Air Force JROTC on their successful competition season

    Staff Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    Following the conclusion of Hoover High School's Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps' (JROTC) competition season, U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL06) released the following statement: "Congratulations to Hoover High School's Air Force JROTC on an outstanding competition season," said Rep. Palmer. "This season, the team brought home 50 trophies from competitions and placed in three events at Nationals. The team's hard work paid off, and they have made the city of Hoover proud....

  • UAH to award estimated 1,206 degrees on May 6 at commencement featuring new ceremonial mace

    Anne Marie Martin|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR 30, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will award an estimated 1,206 degrees during commencement events at the Von Braun Center (VBC) on May 6. The pomp and circumstance honoring the spring 2024 graduates will feature the introduction of a new ceremonial mace crafted to reflect the university's history and character. UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System. "Commencement and this new mace are really all about our students," says Dr. Rhonda G...

  • Student projects shine in 2024 UAH Graduate Poster Session

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Apr 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (MAY 1, 2024) – The Graduate School at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) hosted its annual UAH Graduate Poster Session in the Student Services Building on the UAH campus, a part of the University of Alabama System. The competition was open to graduate students across the disciplines and attracted participants from a wide variety of research and creative scholarship. Winning entries were selected by faculty judges from the Colleges of Arts, Humanities & Social S...

  • Gen. John Archer Elmore SAR Chapter Honors Revolutionary War Soldier Bolling Hall

    James Dotherow|Mar 1, 2024

    The General John Archer Elmore SAR Chapter is proud to share with you a brief story of Revolutionary War Soldier Bolling Hall, who is buried in Elmore County, Alabama. Although Alabama was not in existence at the time of the American Revolution, almost 1,000 Revolutionary War soldiers are buried in Alabama. Many permanently moved to Alabama while others died in Alabama while passing through our state. Each of these patriot soldiers has a special story to tell, and many of them will never be...

  • Tips to Stay Sober on St. Patrick's Day

    Mar 1, 2024

    By Marie Garceau That green time of year is upon us, with many people celebrating and becoming just a little bit Irish. While most of the traditional customs associated with St. Patrick’s Day have faded away, it remains a celebratory day of lively music, food, and excessive alcohol consumption. Most restaurants, bars, and pubs are doing something, whether live music, games, or food and drink specials. No one will deny that large quantities of alcohol are consumed. This can pose a challenge f...

  • UAH hosts 15th annual Rocket City Weather Fest with meteorologists focusing on communication: "We have to do better"

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (MAR. 5, 2024) – On a misty Saturday just right for weather mavens, The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System, hosted the Rocket City Weather Fest for the 15th year. The campus event was organized by the American Meteorology Society and featured tours of the UAH Severe Weather Institute and Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL), the Shelby Center for Science and Technology, UAH UPSTORM balloon launches, student projects by the D...

  • Auburn University students to learn about IRS Criminal Investigation during simulation with Special Agents

    Staff Writer|Mar 1, 2024

    What: Auburn University students will have the opportunity to be an IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) special agent for a day as they conduct a criminal investigation simulation. The event is a simulation of a day in the life of an IRS Special Agent and is called the Citizen Academy. The Citizen Academy will be hosted by Auburn University and have the students participating in a mock investigation to learn the skills it takes to investigate financial crimes. The event starts with swearing in the s...

  • LLI at UAH invites the public to free Art Festival on March 29, part of 30th anniversary celebration

    Anne Marie Martin|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (MAR 20, 2024) – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites the public to a daylong Art Festival on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the campus of UAH, a part of The University of Alabama System. The festival is part of OLLI's 30th anniversary celebration of lifelong learning at UAH and is open to the public free of charge. However, registration is required. Visit osher.uah.edu for details. The OLLI Art Fes...

  • UAH begins new Air Force ROTC program for freshmen, sophomores with fall 2024 semester

    Anne Marie Martin|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (MAR 22, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will begin a new Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFROTC) program with the fall 2024 semester. The program will be available to freshmen and sophomores. UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System. Air Force ROTC allows scholarship and non-scholarship cadets to live as regular college students while pursuing their degrees. Once they graduate, they will be commissioned in the U.S. Air Force or U.S. S...

  • Trojan Day is March 30

    Staff Writer|Mar 1, 2024

    Troy University will hold Trojan Day on Saturday, March 30. Trojan Day is the University's preview day for prospective students and their families to come visit and discover more about the campus and the opportunities that the University provides. "During Trojan Day, you will learn more about admissions, scholarships and housing at our in-depth Admissions presentation. After the presentation, you can experience the beautiful Troy Campus, including visiting our academic facilities and student...

  • Saban Center announces strategic alliance with architects

    Staff Writer|Mar 1, 2024

    On Tuesday, the Saban Center, a transformative hub for education, science, arts, recreation and discovery, announced that they have forged a strategic alliance with five prominent architectural and cultural planning firms on the forefront of innovation and successful implementation. This consortium of local, national and international talent will collectively contribute to designing and building the state-of-the-art facility. The distinguished architecture and cultural planning firms joining...

  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly® School gold award

    Anne Marie Martin, UAH Writer and Editor|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR 2, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has earned a 2024-2025 Military Friendly® School designation with a special award in the gold category. UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System. "We are immensely proud that UAH has been recognized as a military-friendly institution, affirming our steadfast commitment to providing exemplary outcomes and support services to our military community," says UAH Provost Dr. David Puleo. "This designation u...

  • UAH Rotorcraft Center celebrates 'Milestone 500' in recognition of RSESC-Boeing student partnership

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR. 3, 2024) – The Rotorcraft Systems Engineering & Simulation Center (RSESC) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) celebrated 'Milestone 500' on March 29, an event held on the UAH campus recognizing the 500-plus students who have graduated from a partnership program with Boeing. For the past 14 years, UAH and the Boeing Huntsville Design Center have provided opportunities for students to gain experience in real-world engineering at one of the world's largest a...

  • UAH leads national VIVID coalition to advance cybersecurity education with $3.2M DOD grant

    Anne Marie Martin, UAH writer and editor|Mar 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (APR 4, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is leading a four-university coalition to advance cybersecurity education through Virtual Internship and Varied Innovative Demonstrations (VIVID). This three-year program is funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Department of Defense (DOD). UAH is a part of The University of Alabama System. UAH's nationwide coalition includes Augusta University in Georgia, Florida International University and The University of A...

  • UAH hosts 3rd Annual Engineering Showcase to celebrate Engineers Week 2024

    Russ Nelson, UAH Research Writer|Feb 1, 2024

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (FEB 27, 2024) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, hosted the third annual UAH Engineering Showcase during Engineers Week 2024, Feb. 18 – 22. Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, E-Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of, and interest in, engineering and technology careers. "Our February 2024 Third Annual Sho...

  • Alabama's School Children...A Lost Generation

    David Nichols|Sep 1, 2023

    School bells are ringing as our children prepare to return to school this month. The little ones are ready with new shoes and personalized book bags. Parents and grandparents believe their children will receive excellent instruction and learning activities. For others, reality may dim dreams for academic progress. The sad truth is the number of our children who will not likely succeed sufficiently to graduate and move on to college or career goals is unacceptable. In 2018, Alabama's State Superintendent of Education Eric Mackey recommended,...

  • Land That I Love: Restoring Our Christian Heritage

    May 1, 2020

    This wonderful book written by The Alabama Gazette’s own Bobbie Ames is hot off the press! Order your copy today and help keep this nation’s history alive for future generations! In the words of the Publishers, Jerry & Gail Nordskog, “I can tell you that this book is desperately needed in our time in our beloved America. Wait until you see the entire book in your hands, and then read the astounding pages inside.” See page 7A for more information! Alabama Gazette Endorsement Mrs. Bobbie Ames ha...

  • The Crisis We Face Today: And the Only Solution

    Bobbie Ames|Dec 1, 2019

    This is a reprint from December 2017 We have heard the 13th Century called The Age of Faith, the 18th Century called the Age of Reason, and the 20th Century called The Atomic Age. Our current age has rightly been called The Age of Irrationalism. Today, it is common of many labeled "intellectuals" to despair of true knowledge. Government schools and colleges have given up moral absolutes as true knowledge. For centuries, people of faith, whether Old Testament believers or New Testament scholars,...

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