Internal and external communications and media relations on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor and the senior administrative team of The University of Alabama System is handled through the Office of Communications and Community Relations under the direction of Vice Chancellor Kellee Reinhart.

UAB football ticket sales surpass goal

UAB--Aug 10, 2017

Birmingham, AL - Excitement over the return of UAB football is at an all-time high as the Blazers announced today the program has surpassed its goal of 10,000 season ticket sales and hired Birmingham’s Bruno Event Team to manage its home game-day events.

Engineering Students Bring Home International Prize

UA-- Aug 7, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - “It is incredibly exciting for the team to have won this contest, competing against more than 30 teams from around the world,” said Dr. Yang-Ki Hong, team adviser and the E. A. “Larry” Drummond Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the UA College of Engineering.

UAB Hospital again highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report

UABHS--Aug 8, 2017

Birmingham, AL - Ten medical specialties at UAB Hospital are ranked in the top 50 in the nation, according to the 2017-2018 Best Hospitals ranking from U.S. News & World Report.

UAH Students Work with Vector to Develop Spark Ignitor for Vector-R Launch Vehicle

UAH--Aug 8, 2017

Huntsville, AL - The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) along with Vector, a space access company lowering the barriers to getting assets and ideas into space, today announced the successful test of the company’s second-stage engine, which includes a next-generation prototype of the spark-torch igniter developed by four UAH aerospace engineering majors.

HudsonAlpha and UAB awarded $10 million for newborn whole genome sequencing project

UABHS--Aug 8, 2017

Birmingham, AL - HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Alabama, in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been awarded a four-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how genome sequencing can help with the diagnosis and care of babies with birth defects and genetic disorders.

Devising a Strategy for K-12 Education

UA--Aug 10, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - Empowering future workforces hinges on improving education outcomes and solving the challenges that accompany the complex puzzle of funding, standards and curriculum.

Sixth Student Research & Creative Opportunities Open House set Aug. 14

UAH--Aug 10, 2017

Huntsville, AL - The sixth annual Student Research & Creative Opportunities Open House at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will be held Monday, Aug. 14, from 2-4 p.m. in the Charger Union.

UAB launches new degree in medical sociology

UAB--Aug 7, 2017

Birmingham, AL - What do Ronald Reagan, Martin Luther King Jr. and Michelle Obama have in common? They all obtained degrees in sociology — the scientific study of human behavior.

Week of Welcome Works to Bring UA Students Together

UA--Aug 10, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - University Programs — part of Student Life — resolves each year to bring University of Alabama students together near the start of the academic semester with a series of events that promote unity and strength through friendship – the Week of Welcome.

Meet UAB’s 2017 Solar Decathlon team

UAB--Aug 9, 2017

Birmingham, AL - In October, a team of University of Alabama at Birmingham students will compete against 11 collegiate teams at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 Competition in Denver, Colorado, for up to $300,000 in cash prizes.

UAH Earth system science major helps map, preserve wetlands in Rwanda

UAH--Aug 10, 2017

Huntsville, AL - For tiny, overcrowded Rwanda, preserving its ecologically important wetlands is a big challenge, made more challenging by the lack of reliable maps. How can you protect what you have in the future if you don’t know what you have in the present?

INTO UAB celebrates first graduate

UAB--Aug 11, 2017

Birmingham, AL - After completing his master’s degree in just three semesters, Kevin Wang will graduate Saturday, Aug. 12, as the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s first INTO UAB graduate.

Buford joins Center for Exercise Medicine as associate director

UABHS--Aug 9, 2017

Birmingham, AL - Thomas Buford, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA, joins the UAB School of Medicine’s Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care as an associate professor, and as associate director of the UAB Center for Exercise Medicine (UCEM).