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

The documentary “Philoxenia,” by Birmingham-based filmmaker Jessica Chriesman, features local favorites Ted’s Restaurant, Demetri’s BBQ, Johnny’s Restaurant, The Bright Star, The Fish Market and Gus’s Hot Dogs.
This Chamber Music @ AEIVA performance will feature a live video broadcast from the AEIVA galleries. This is a one-night-only performance with no re-broadcasting.
An Alabama native dubbed the “Queen of Quirk” by Time Magazine, DeQn Sue will perform from the Alys Stephens Center stage in a livestreamed concert.
The National Alumni Society Scholarship Run will have options for a 5K and 10K, along with a non-running option. More than $55,000 was raised in last year’s virtual race.
Donations for Giving Day will make an impact on UAB’s efforts to fight COVID-19, care for pediatric trafficking survivors, support students, provide dental, medical and eye care to those in need, and more.
Jones has attended the Sundance Film Festival for more than 20 years and uses his experiences to spark students’ analytical skills in film studies classes at UAB.
See the pandemic from artists’ points of view with a new exhibition featuring works of art created by Department of Art and Art History faculty and staff.
A new course, “Holding Space: Power of Storytelling in Medicine,” teaches medical students to see patients as storytellers and experts about their own lives.
This will mark the 45th year for the annual exhibition, presented by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History.
“Dedication,” presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, is a Black History Month tribute to icons who made their mark in the cause of civil rights, music, sports and American culture.
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