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

The American period piece is entertainment “on a grand scale.” Alumnus Luke Harlan helped to shape the sumptuous new series and he credits the UAB Department of Theatre, where he learned many of his skills.
The event will feature a tour and Bayberry String Quartet performing works by Mozart and Prokofiev in conjunction with the current AEIVA exhibition “Lily Reeves: Between Futures.”
Inspired by the myth of Echo and Narcissus, the new work was created by alumna Rebecca Jones and shaped through a residency on her family’s farm, a 2021 UAB Department of Theatre staged reading, and collaboration with faculty, students and alumni.
Participants can pick their own course, run the 5K or 10K options, or choose not to run at all. Since 2007, this UAB National Alumni Society race has raised more than $930,000 for UAB student scholarships.
The Alabama World Languages Association recognized Assistant Professor Yumi Takamiya, Ph.D., with the honor, awarded to educators who exemplify excellence in language teaching, leadership and advocacy.
Join AEIVA for two-in-one fun — honor women who have played a significant role in shaping art and history, and tour the facility while savoring spring exhibitions.
Pianists from around the United States will return from graduate school studies to perform on the UAB Department of Music’s Hamburg Steinway D 9-foot grand piano, in celebration of Distinguished Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman’s 55th birthday.
Chris Botti has amassed spectacular honors over two decades, including enough gold and platinum albums to become the nation’s largest-selling instrumental artist. His latest album, “Impressions,” won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
The VIVA HEALTH Gala is a fundraiser benefiting UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, ArtPlay and Arts in Medicine. 
Cameron Johnson and John Richardson are among five students in the state who were honored; they were recognized for their original compositions “After the Dust Has Settled” and “Cyber Megatropolis,” respectively.
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