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--Oct 12, 2017
Birmingham, AL - A new study shows the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s annual economic impact has grown to $7.15 billion a year, up from $4.6 billion just eight years ago — a 55 percent increase. UAB now directly employs more than 23,000 and supports more than 64,000 jobs — one of every 31 in Alabama.
UA--Oct 11, 2017
Tuscaloosa, AL - Faculty, staff and students recently heard a presentation of findings from a San Jose, California-based firm following completion of its external review of UA’s diversity efforts.
UAH--Oct 6, 2017
Huntsville, AL - Frank Mullins credits his father, the late Robert Mullins, a college professor, for encouraging him to pursue a career in business management. But, it was in Prudence Pollard's undergraduate management course "that I found my passion in Human Resource Management," said Dr. Frank I. Mullins, Associate Professor of Management at The University of Alabama in Huntsville's (UAH) College of Business.
UABHS--Oct 12, 2017
Birmingham, AL - University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., has been awarded the 2017 award for Most Downloaded Manuscript by the journal Substance Abuse.
UA--Oct 10, 2017
Tuscaloosa, AL - A September article in Forbes named University of Alabama instructor Douglas Klutz as the top professor in the United States.
UABHS--Oct 11, 2017
Birmingham, AL - Four Birmingham businessmen did not bond over shared hobbies. Their common interest was rooted in finding a way to eradicate a disease that affects close to 30 million Americans, including members of their own families and company — diabetes.
UAH--Oct 9, 2017
Huntsville, AL - Aspiring dentist Sarah Mowery got a sneak peek of what to expect once she graduates from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and heads to dental school in the spring of 2019. After being selected to participate in the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), the junior biology major and Honors College student spent six weeks over this past summer as an intern with The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Dentistry.
UAB--Oct 10, 2017
Birmingham, AL - Education and training programs on the African continent have two recurring challenges: lack of textbooks or educational resources and lack of internet. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Sparkman Center for Global Health partnered with developers in Zambia and Ethiopia to develop a software solution, SparkEd, in response to these challenges.
UA--Oct 6, 2017
Tuscaloosa, AL - Eleven students from rural Alabama have been accepted into The University of Alabama’s Rural Medical Scholars Program this year. The Rural Medical Scholars Program, which is part of UA’s College of Community Health Sciences and has been cited nationally as a model program for educating rural physicians, is a five-year medical education program for rural Alabama students leading to the M.D. degree.
UABHS--Oct 12, 2017
Birmingham, AL - Emerging data establishes that it is safe for all individuals who have not had unprotected sex with a person of unknown HIV status in the last 14 days to donate blood regardless of sexual practice.
UAH--Oct 3, 2017
Huntsville, AL - C.H.A.R.G.E. is a new acronym that’s a call to action and involvement for alumni of The University of Alabama in Huntsville by the Alumni Association.
UABHS--Oct 11, 2017
Birmingham, AL - The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine became the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery on October 1, 2017. The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the change at its meeting on Sept. 15, 2017.