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

WBHM was lauded for educating the community on the coronavirus, offering news briefings for nearly 50 other Alabama radio stations, covering racial injustice protests in Birmingham and its partnership with UAB to inform people navigating the first COVID-19 testing site.
UAB Department of English students will virtually perform poetry and spoken word inspired by artworks on display at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
The foundation welcomed Henry Panion III, Ph.D., “prolific producer, composer, arranger, conductor, orchestrator, and lauded professor of music technology and music theory” to its board in an announcement March 15.
Red Baraat has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard-driving, North Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy.
All 2020 graduates and spring 2021 graduates are invited to participate. Masks will be required, and there is no limit on guests; but everyone will need to be socially distanced. Parking will be free.
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.
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