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; The Graduate School; Development

National Pan-Hellenic Council step teams from across the Southeast will compete for scholarship prizes, hosted by comedian Funny Maine.
Four new pieces of music were written for the UAB Wind Symphony to perform; three will have their world premieres at a free preview concert Feb. 25.
The developing work, following the true story of the Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, will premiere at UAB in November.
The evening will be packed with Foster’s hits from “Chicago,” Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé and others, and McPhee’s biggest songs from “American Idol,” “Smash” and “Waitress,” plus their own favorites.
Their artistry is acclaimed as one of the world’s most vibrant contemporary textile traditions. During their UAB residency, the quilters will set up public sewing spaces and workshops. 
This farcical stage comedy is an entertaining parody of the Alfred Hitchcock film, set with notorious characters, 1930s music and costumes, intrigue, and physical slapstick in a host of delightful classic spy story situations.
Choose from student recitals, guest artists and faculty performances, including Yakov Kasman, DMA, with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, plus Amadeae Duo and the fifth annual PRISM Concert.
Grammy- and Emmy-winner Panion arranged and orchestrated the Blind Boys’ classic hits for this performance, featuring members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and a 300-person combined college choir.
UAB Student Media Director Jackie Alexander was inaugurated in November at the annual conference held in Atlanta, where UAB student media outlets were awarded top prizes.
Speakers for “A Tale of Two Cities: Atlanta and Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement” will shed light on how city governments, civil society leaders and urban geographies can advance or obstruct racial justice and human rights.
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