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 STEM undergraduates honored by Goldwater scholarship competition

UAB--April 19, 2018

Birmingham, AL - Two University of Alabama at Birmingham students have been honored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Gunnar Eastep was named a 2018 Goldwater Scholar, joining the group of 27 UAB students to date who have been named.

UA Welcomes Newest Members of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars

UA--April 23, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - The University of Alabama has welcomed the 12th cohort of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars to campus.

UAH student part of discovery that may improve treatment of type 1 diabetes

UAH--April 24, 2018

Huntsville, AL - Shristi Shrestha is both literally and figuratively a long way from her days as an undergraduate student conducting research on medicinal plants.

UAB will launch new master’s in data science program this fall

UAB--April 19, 2018

Birmingham, AL - The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences will launch a new master’s degree in data science this fall. The program will give students and professionals a unique opportunity to maximize their career prospects.

UA Recognizes Undergrad Randall Research Award Winners

UA--April 25, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes and celebrates the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.

UAB hosts 10th McKnight Brain Institute Inter-Institutional Meeting

UABHS--April 19, 2018

The Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham hosted the McKnight Brain Research Foundation trustees, along with scientists from the other McKnight institutions — the University of Miami, the University of Florida and the University of Arizona — at the 10th McKnight Inter-Institutional Meeting on April 4-6.

Caroline Dodd, Chandler Elder UAH’s “Dynamic Duo”

UAH--April 23, 2018

Huntsville, AL - Caroline Dodd and Chandler Elder, graduating seniors at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) made such an impression on faculty members, the College of Education named a perpetual award in honor of the students.

Eight UAB students receive top awards at Alabama Academy of Science competition

UAB--April 12, 2018

Birmingham, AL - Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham competed with their peers across Alabama at the 95th annual Alabama Academy of Science Awards on March 14-16.

UA’s Jalen Drummond Named Forensics National Champion

UA--April 24, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - Jalen Drummond, a senior from Wedowee, Alabama, finished first nationally in informative speaking at the 41st American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 20 Alabama Forensic Council students competed in the AFA-NIET.

Revolutionary rehab technique shows promise in multiple sclerosis

UABHS--April 23, 2018

A rehabilitation technique originally developed for stroke has now been shown to also be effective for improving function for people with multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

Graduate student unites his passion for science and enthusiasm for diversity at UAH

UAH--April 23, 2018

Huntsville, AL - Roberto Dextre, a graduate student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), had humble beginnings in New York City as the only child of a Peruvian hospital café worker and a Dominican sales representative.

Alabama climbs to 29th in state rankings of oral health outcomes in seniors

UABHS--April 23, 2018

In Oral Health America’s newly released 2018 A State of Decay report, Alabama rose to No. 29 from No. 50 in the new state-by-state rankings on the status of oral health and outcomes in Americans age 65 and older.