The Blackburn Institute offers leadership programming open to all university students by inviting current leaders from various career fields to share their expertise with the campus community.

Perspectives on Leadership

Each academic year, we bring diverse speakers to campus who share their experiences as leaders working to improve the state of Alabama from a variety sectors and professional industries. This speaker series is open to all UA students.


In Fall 2022, the Blackburn Institute introduced a series of practical skills-based workshops open to all UA students.