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Frances C. Roberts 

UAHuntsville's Frances C. Roberts to be inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame

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Jeremy Traum  

UAHuntsville student's love of LEGO's leads to career as aerospace engineer

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Oakwood Aeolians     

World-renowned Oakwood Aeolians in concert for annual UAHuntsville M.L. King, Jr., commemoration

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UAH, software company develop Air Force cyber-warfare simulations   

UAH, software company develop Air Force cyber-warfare simulations

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January 2013 E-Newsletter
Alumni News 
Josh MagetteJosh Magette (BSBA, Finance '12) wins MVP award at Dutch basketball tournament, Zwolle Basketball Days.  Read more...
Giselle Krieger, RN, BSN, MS, CLNC
(BS, Nursing '08) has been named Vice President of Risk Management for Capella Healthcare based in Franklin, TN.
Dr. Pam Hudson  Pamela B. Hudson, MD (Primary Medical Care School, 1986) has been appointed to the board of directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch.  Read more...
Samuel Richard Sims (BSBA, Management Information Systems '02) was part of the team of Technical Information Technology selected as Federal Employee of the Year in S. Florida Command.  Read more...



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Upcoming Alumni Events 
January 4 & 5 and January 10:  Free Hockey and Basketball Tickets for Alumni Association MembersCharger Head
The UAHuntsville Alumni Association will be offering FREE tickets to Alumni Association members for the following games.
Friday, January 4, 7 PM
Hockey vs. Adrian
Von Braun Center, Propst Arena (directions)
Saturday, January 5, 7 PM
Hockey vs. Vanderbilt
Von Braun Center, Propst Arena (directions)
Thursday, January 10
Women's Basketball vs. Christian Brothers, 5:30 PM
Men's Basketball vs. Christian Brothers, 7:30 PM
UAHuntsville Campus, Spragins Hall (directions)
Check in at the Alumni Association table prior to each game to receive your tickets!  Get there early - limited number of tickets available.
Not a member?  Join online or at the Alumni Association table on game day.
Alumni Lunch & Learn with Dr. Lillian Joyce, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History

Dr. Lillian Joyce Topic:
Everyday Life in Ancient Pompeii


Friday, January 25

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

UAHuntsville Shelby Center for Science & Technology, Room 301

(Campus Map, see #18)


$10 registration fee for members of the Alumni Association and UAHuntsville students, faculty, and staff
$15 registration fee for non-members
(Lunch included in registration)


Pre-registration required.

Deadline to register is Wednesday, January 23.


Click here to register!


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Just Move It 2013Just Move It  


It's time for the 8th annual Just Move It fitness initiative.  Join the "UAH Alumni" team and let's start the new year strong. 


Just Move It (JMI) is UAH's 10-week campus-wide health and fitness competition, open to all faculty, staff, students, and alumni.  The goal of JMI is to encourage everyone to incorporate exercise and healthy behaviors into their daily lives.  Participants set a personal fitness goal and then earn points for exercising and other healthy activities.  Participants may compete on their own or as part of a team.  Participation is tracked online, so you can join the team and participate from anywhere in the world.


As an added incentive, JMI is again taking part in the Scale Back Alabama program.  This state-wide weight loss program offers cash incentives to participants who lose at least 10 pounds during the 10-week program.


Registration for JMI and Scale Back Alabama is now open.  Please visit to register and join the "UAH Alumni" team and get more information about this year's programs. 


Questions?  Contact Liz Redding (256-824-6007).

Spring Career Fair
Career Fair 
Thursday, February 7
10 AM - 2 PM
University Fitness Center
UAHuntsville Campus
(Campus Map, see #15)
Each spring and fall semester, the UAHuntsville Career Fair is held for all UAHuntsville students and alumni.  Companies will be joining us on campus to speak to UAHuntsville students and alumni about co-op, internship, part-time, and full-time opportunities.
Business dress is required.
Check-in at the UAHuntsville alumni table when you arrive.
The UAHuntsville Career Fair is open exclusively to UAHuntsville students and alumni. No general public admitted.
Alumni Lunch & Learn with Dr. Jason Cassibry with Tour of the UAH Propulsion Research Center
Join us for an inside look at what has been cited as one of the top laboratories in the nation by Popular Science magazine (read more).
Wednesday, February 20
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
UAHuntsville Propulsion Research Laboratory
(Campus Map, see #34, 35)
$10 registration fee for members of the Alumni Association and UAHuntsville students, faculty, and staff
$15 registration fee for non-members
(Lunch included in registration fee)

Pre-registration required. Seating is limited.

Deadline to register is Friday, February 15.


Click here to register!


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5 Tips to Prevent Home Heating Fires

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When it's time to turn up the heat in your home this winter to battle the icy cold, follow these simple tips to prevent the chance of fire: 

  1. Hire a professional to inspect and clean your furnace. Maintaining your furnace and ensuring that it's operating properly and efficiently will save you money and keep you free from worry.
  2. Open your windows when you first turn on your furnace. Choose a warm day to let your furnace burn off the dust and dirt that have collected on its heating element. A residual odor is not harmful, but if the furnace rumbles or produces black smoke, call 911 and evacuate the premises.
  3. Clean your chimney. Before you cozy up to the fireplace, open the flue and check for obstructions that can cause a build-up of harmful carbon monoxide. Hire a chimney sweep to inspect for creosote, a substance that gradually builds up as wood burns and can ignite in the chimney flue.
  4. Use electric heaters sparingly. Don't let a space heater run for hours on end. Turn it off at night or when you vacate a room. Move bedding, clothing and other flammable items at least three feet away from the heater. And never leave children and pets unattended near a space heater.
  5. Handle propane-powered equipment carefully. Follow the manufacturer's instructions, store cylinders outside, and call 911 if you smell a strong odor of gas. 

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