Despite representing nearly half of the U.S. labor force, women make up less than 30 percent of technology jobs and only five percent of senior leadership positions at tech-based companies. Yorktown Systems Group takes those dismal stats and turns them on their head. At Yorktown, women hold 53 percent of leadership roles, including executive level […]
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The Von Braun Center has teamed with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Huntsville Utilities on a project to improve the air quality for one of the VBC’s newest additions, Rhythm on Monroe. By implementing germicidal technology, the project includes replacing the current air filters with higher efficiency filters and installing UV-C germicidal lighting inside the […]
Hold on to your preconceived ideas of the need for a “brick and mortar” storefront operation. With The Snail on the Wall bookstore, Huntsville’s Creative Entrepreneur of the Year winner, Lady Vowell Smith, has developed the perfect mix of online sales and pop-up events. Smith, owner and founder of The Snail on the Wall bookstore, […]
The state of Alabama, HudsonAlpha and Diatherix-Eurofins are teaming up to trace and identify COVID-19’s transmission throughout the state. The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology recently announced its ongoing efforts in support of Gov. Kay Ivey’s work to respond to and mitigate COVID-19. Through Alabama’s Coronavirus Relief Fund and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security […]
For nearly all of 2020, COVID-19 and its health consequences have been front and center. Not a single day goes by without some sort of reminder that our world is in a state of global pandemic. Although the scientific and medical communities continue to learn more about COVID-19, there is still little known about the risks […]
As you enter, there’s a giant bird house, reminiscent of the iconic “See Rock City” ad campaigns, only with a twist: “See Rocket City” is painted in bold white letters on its big red roof. This is the majestic entryway to Tweetsville, Huntsville Botanical Garden’s newest endeavor. The plans for Tweetsville were recently unveiled at […]
As the dean of College of Business & Public Affairs at Alabama A&M University, Del Smith has spent the past five years developing the business program and curriculum, along with expanding its focus to include minority-based entrepreneurship. At the end of this year, Smith will be dialing back on his academic duties and diving deeper […]
‘Tis the season to start thinking about holiday gift-giving. Only this year, it comes with a unique pandemic-infused twist. To help make the annual holiday shopping experience more of a joyous occasion and less of a chore, Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment is hosting its fourth annual “Yule Y’all,” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., […]
At the southeast corner of Holmes Avenue and Triana Boulevard sits a 5.5-acre plot of dry grass. Don’t be fooled by its barren appearance for something big is coming soon. Here lies the future intersection of where culture meets community. As part of the “Spotlight on the Future” capital campaign kickoff, the board and staff […]
Transomic Technologies recently announced that it has become a member of Scientist.com’s VIP Program, which is quite the distinction. Only laboratories achieving high customer satisfaction ratings and commit to maintaining superior customer service are invited to join. Transomic Technologies is a genomics laboratory on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. It offers life […]