Bob Woodward, the influential Washington Post associate editor, author and Watergate reporter, will speak at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Sellers Auditorium at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama will welcome more than 300 of the state’s top high school students to campus to attend Alabama Girls State next year.
A campus ideas session 16 months ago among a group of strongly motivated students has produced two opportunities for the people of Alabama to weigh candidates for governor during the 2010 election.
A public debate featuring the attorney general candidates in Alabama will be presented as part of The University of Alabama Honors College Lecture Series on Thursday, April 1, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center Sellers Auditorium.
Dr. Philip Westbrook, assistant professor of educational leadership, policy and technology studies, has been named director of the UA Blackburn Institute, a preeminent student leadership agency on campus.
Dr. John L. Blackburn, a veteran administrator at The University of Alabama and a prominent civic leader, died July 3, 2009, in Tuscaloosa.
University of Alabama students are crossing language barriers to help young, Hispanic students succeed in school right from the start. The UA students are working in the Hispanic Jumpstart Program, designed to benefit preschool students as they learn English as their second language.
The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute -- recognized this year by NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education as one of the nation’s premier leadership development organizations -- has named its 2009-2010 UA student fellows.
The University of Alabama’s Blackburn Institute has been selected to receive a 2009 Excellence Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, known as NASPA.
The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration and the Blackburn Institute will host a panel discussion titled “What does the current credit crisis mean for you? Implications for the UA student body” on Monday, Oct. 13 from 7-9 p.m. in Alston Hall, Room 30. All UA students are invited to attend.
President F.W. de Klerk, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped bring majority rule to South Africa, will speak at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Sellers Auditorium in the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute is presenting a Board Builder Workshop at WorkPlay in Birmingham on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 1-5 p.m.
University of Alabama students are breaking down language barriers in Tuscaloosa with a new program that helps young, Hispanic students achieve success in school.
The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute, considered to be one of the most dynamic leadership development organizations in the country, has named its 2008-2009 student fellows.
The University of Alabama Honors College, political science department and Blackburn Institute will host former Congressmen Barry Goldwater Jr. (R-Calif.) and Judge David Minge (D-Minn.) on campus Monday, March 31, at 5:30 p.m. in 310 Bidgood Hall as part of the Congress to Campus program.
UA Blackburn Institute, Political Science Department Bring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist to Campus
David M. Shribman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will be on The University of Alabama campus to discuss “The New Architecture of Journalism” Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in 205 Amelia Gorgas Library.
Space Pioneers, Alabama Astronauts, Campus Experts to Share Ideas at UA’s Blackburn Symposium Aug. 25
Burt Rutan, designer of SpaceShipOne, the world’s first privately funded spacecraft, and David King, director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, will be the keynote speakers for the inaugural Gloria and John L. Blackburn Academic Symposium at The University of Alabama on Saturday, Aug. 25.
The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute has named its 2007-2008 student fellows.
Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark will meet with media at a news briefing at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13 at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus. The briefing will be in the Nichols Room.
The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute will host a National Issues Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Forum.
Retired U.S. Army General Wesley Clark will present the Frank A. Nix Lecture at The University of Alabama Friday, Oct. 13.
The University of Alabama awarded some 2,323 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies held May 13 in Coleman Coliseum on campus.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Blackburn Institute has announced its 2006-2007 student fellows. The Blackburn Institute was founded in 1995 through the UA division of student affairs and named for Dr. John L. Blackburn, a well-known campus leader and former dean of students. The purpose of the Institute is to create a network [...]
Blackburn Fellows at The University of Alabama are visiting the Shoals area to examine "Entrepreneurs and Creative Partners for Progressive Solutions" as part of the Burt Jones Community Travel Experience, through Jan. 10.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw jointly presented the Frank A. Nix Lecture at The University of Alabama on Friday, Oct. 21. The program, presented by UA’s Blackburn Institute, was held at 11 a.m. in Sellers Auditorium of the Bryant Conference Center on the UA campus.