Alicia Rohan

Alicia Rohan

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Public Relations Manager, Traditional University Campus

arohan@uab.edu • (205) 975-7515

Leads external communications for units within the traditional university campus. Rohan and her team proactively reach out to the media to secure media hits telling the story of happenings on campus ranging from the arts to student stories, graduate and undergraduate research and beyond. The team works reactively to ensure appropriate experts are connected with media within their deadline.

Specific beats include: College of Arts and Sciences; biology; chemistry; psychology; physics; communication studies; sociology; social work; anthropology; Collat School of Business; School of Education; Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Office of the Provost for Student and Faculty Success

UAB will take part in the national campaign for free college applications.
UAB and UAB Medicine are offering options to ease the burden of working parents who have children learning virtually.  
Due to availability and scheduling issues around standardized testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, UAB will be a test-optional institution for applicants through fall 2021.
A $1.95 million grant will allow UAB researchers to develop an online tool to help educate children on firearms safety.
The UAB Nathan Shock Center received a $4.5 million grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging to further engage in cutting-edge research focused on comparative bioenergetics and aging.
UAB tops 22,500 students for the first time, featuring its highest retention rates in the history of the university.
A new grant will look at the effects of aging caused by antiviral therapies in individuals with HIV.
UAB will conduct a national search to replace retiring Allen Bolton as senior vice president for Finance and Administration.
UAB is partnering with local businesses to promote safety measures in fighting COVID-19 to keep Birmingham businesses and the university open.
The entirely transparent mask can be worn as-is or modified with N95 cushioned filters and sensor arms that check for temperature and pulse.
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