Archive for the ‘Education’ Category
(From release) How many high school students get a chance to design a landing vehicle that will conceptually float on the lakes of Saturn’s moon Titan? The answer is 200.
Students from across North Alabama will be on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville today to compete in the development of a scientific [...]
(From release) Students at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) and The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) have joined forces in a bid to host the International Student Energy Summit (ISES) 2013 in Huntsville. An event designed for and by students, ISES is expected to convene 400 young leaders from around the world to address energy [...]
(From release) The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather for Tuesday. For the safety of all, Madison County Schools will dismiss early on Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.
All afterschool childcare and school activities for tomorrow will be cancelled.
Should conditions change and revisions are necessary, you will be notified.
(From release) An Alabama A&M University community and regional planning professor is among a group undergoing the final considerations for membership on a chief panel of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Dr. Jacob Oluwoye, a sought-after transportation and environmental health expert, is being vetted by EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board for membership on an important environmental justice [...]
(From release) As part of a popular annual public lecture series, Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Ketterle will deliver the 14th Annual Putcha Venkateswarlu Memorial Lecture in the Dawson Building auditorium on the Alabama A&M University campus Friday, November 18, at 3 p.m.
A 2001 Nobel Prize winner in physics, Ketterle is the John D. MacArthur Professor [...]
(From release) The Madison County Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent that will complete the term of Dr. Terry Davis who will retire effective December 1, 2011. Under Alabama Law, the Board is responsible for appointing someone to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the current term, which ends [...]
(AUDIO report at end of story)(From release) Wednesday in Madison the Milken Family Foundation presented the National Educator Award to Bob Jones High School Teacher Jeremy Raper. The announcement came during the 25th annual coast-to-coast tour to reward top educators with more than $1.3 million in cash awards. Raper was unaware of the award or [...]
(From release) The University of Alabama in Huntsville today celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Research Institute and opened its newest lab, The Reliability and Failure Analysis Laboratory (RFAL).
RFAL is designed to enable research to reduce the cost of ownership of defense and aerospace systems, according to Rhoades. University officials held a ceremony to mark [...]
(From release) The committee meetings of the Alabama A&M University Board of Trustees will begin Friday morning, October 14, in the President’s Boardroom on the AAMU campus.
At 8:30 a.m. on Friday, October 28, the Board will hold its regular meeting at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Ala., in the facility’s medical forum.
(From release) Deep in the bowels of the Optics Building on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville, there exists a large Plexiglass enclosure, a whirling polishing head swirls over a glass mirror, methodically polishing the surface.
A controlled stream of abrasive slurry plays constantly on the surface being polished and the computer controlled [...]