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.

UA Engineering Students Use Skills To Help Child With Special Needs

UA--April 19, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - Putting together what they learned in college, four students at The University of Alabama adapted a toy ride-on car for a child born with physical challenges, offering the chance to move around with his friends.

UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 announced for 2017

UAB--April 18, 2017

Birmingham, AL - The University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society has announced the 2017, and fifth annual, class of the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25.

UAH students helping guide aircraft sensor over lightning

UAH--April 20, 2017

Huntsville, AL - A line of thunderstorms flashes and rumbles over southeastern Kansas into Oklahoma and Missouri, sending clouds towering as much as eight and a half miles into the pre-dawn Easter darkness.

Protecting stethoscopes with a noble metal

UAB--April 21, 2017

Birmingham, AL - The stethoscope is an invaluable tool for fighting diseases. Unfortunately, it can also help spread them. A 2014 study in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that, when it comes to collecting bacteria (including MRSA, a serious problem in many hospitals), stethoscopes are as bad as hands.

UA’s Naidoo Elected President of ALSC

UA--April 18, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo, the Foster-EBSCO Professor at The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Association for Library Service to Children.

UAB cardiologists named Next Gen Innovators

UAB--April 21, 2017

Birmingham, AL - Pankaj Arora, M.D., and Garima Arora, M.D., have been named two of Cardiology Today’s Next Gen Innovators.

Student researchers win during UAH Research Week

UAH--April 19, 2017

Huntsville, AL - Twenty-four projects were winners at the third annual University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Research Horizons Day Poster Session held in M. Louis Salmon Library's Student Success Center Wednesday, April 12, and during UAH Research Week April 12-14.

UAB Collat School of Business maintains accounting and business accreditation

UAB--April 19, 2017

Birmingham, AL - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International has maintained both business and accounting accreditation for the UAB Collat School of Business. Only 1 percent of business schools worldwide are accredited in both.

Two UA Historians Appointed Distinguished Lecturers

UA--April 20, 2017

Tuscaloosa, AL - Two University of Alabama historians, Drs. Michael Innis-Jiménez and Andrew Huebner, were recently appointed distinguished lecturers of the Organization of American Historians.

Adkins and Rountree awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

UAB--April 21, 2017

Birmingham, AL - Sarah Adkins and Ajanet Rountree have been selected for the 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The students were chosen from a pool of more than 13,000 applicants.

Surgeons perform Alabama’s first transplant

UABHS--April 13, 2017

Birmingham, AL -Physicians in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Surgery have transplanted Alabama’s first patient with a cadaver liver that was recovered from the donor and “kept alive” and preserved at body temperature instead of the standard cold solution — a technique that enables the patient to receive a liver that surgeons can watch produce bile before it is transplanted.

College of Business Administration names two new associate deans

UAH--April 18, 2017

Huntsville, AL - The College of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of associate professor Dr. William "Ivey" MacKenzie to the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Sponsored Projects and associate professor Dr. Wafa Orman to the position of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs.