Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Public Relations Specialist

thomason@uab.edu • (205) 975-8858

Specific beats include: The Arts at UAB; Alys Stephens Center ; AEIVA; ArtPlay ; Arts in Medicine; Student Affairs and Student Life; Career & Professional Development Services; Veterans Services; Lecture Series; Homecoming; Issues management ; Administrative News; College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Art and Art History; Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Department of Music; Department of Theatre; Department of Communication Studies; Institute for Human Rights; WBHM; National Alumni Society; Homecoming; The Graduate School; Development

Maysa Mohmoud was named Collegiate Recovery Student of the Year Award, and Kathy and Ray Hayes were chosen for the Collegiate Recovery Philanthropist of the Year Award.
A bilingual speaker of Japanese, Leanna Miku Crafford volunteered with a nonprofit health care clinic, did research in microbiology and led the Japanese Culture Club. She will graduate May 1 with honors magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
Charismatic singer/guitarist/songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’ will perform an intimate solo show and do an audience Q-and-A.
The BFA exhibition is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History. A free virtual closing reception is planned from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
David H. Parker will walk in UAB’s commencement, then head west to the University of California, Los Angeles, where they will pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Directing, with a full scholarship.
UAB Arts in Medicine is creating the choir with support from the Women’s Breast Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Information sessions will be May 4, 5 and 8.
Graduate students at UAB will present their research on the diamondback terrapin, understanding well-being and exercise and aging for virtual “Discoveries in the Making” series.
Tyler Huang graduates from UAB with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and a Master of Science degree in multidisciplinary biomedical sciences with a concentration in neuroscience. He is part of one of the first cohorts finishing an Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s.
Rollin’ In The Hay is a high-octane, groove grass/bluegrass Americana band from Birmingham, Alabama. Reserve a spot online for the concert.
“The Way You Made Me” is a story of the connections between our family, our lovers and ourselves. Student Bailey Dumlao directs the play, which will be available for viewing on Vimeo.
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