Savannah Koplon

Savannah Koplon

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Public Relations Manager, Traditional University Campus

skoplon@uab.edu • (205) 641-1211

Leads external communications for units within the traditional university campus. Koplon 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; Department of Biology; Department of Mathematics; Department of Chemistry; Department of Physics; Department of Anthropology; Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; School of Education; Athletics; Office of the Provost for Student and Faculty Success; Enrollment, Admissions and Financial Aid; Human Resources; Issues Management

UAB faculty and staff are invited to participate in an upcoming town hall, followed by an employee celebration on the Campus Green.
Friday, March 19, will be celebrated as “Birmingham Healthcare Heroes Day” by hospitals throughout the Birmingham community.
The CDC has updated guidelines to support wearing two masks, as well as saying nitrile medical gloves should not be used unless medically necessary.
From Feb. 22 to 26, UAB is waiving application fees for graduating high school and transfer students.
UAB experts explain why women should not have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine’s impacting their fertility goals.
A UAB researcher has received a grant to develop novel, single-cell tools for studying microbial population genetics.
UAB — Alabama’s largest public employer and home of the state’s flagship academic medical center — has been named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes.
A new interactive dashboard from UAB and PathCheck Foundation will enable users to see the quantity and location of vaccines distributed across the country and world in real time.
In a new study from UAB, researchers found that eating grapes can protect skin from acute and chronic UV damage.
For women who are pregnant, lactating or trying to become pregnant, deciding whether to take the COVID vaccine when eligible can be a tough decision. UAB experts offer guidance.
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