Events

three students give a presentation to a room of people during a pitch competition

Students: Compete for $100K in Prizes at 2022 Aldag Competition

Taking place March 28 and 29, the competition allows UA students to present their business ideas.

actors performing Sweeney Todd on live stage

Theatre and Dance Students Take the Stage This Spring

From Sherlock Holmes to Elle Woods, from classical ballet to modern jazz, UA theatre and dance students and faculty embrace the mysterious, the fun and the beautiful.

Students dancing during a previous BAMAthon event

Dust off Your Dancing Shoes: BAMAthon Returns In Person Feb. 19

BAMAthon, UA’s annual 12-hour dance marathon that raises proceeds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Birmingham, will return in person Feb. 19 to The University of Alabama Student Center.

The Burnum Award event poster with general information about the event

Burnum Award Winners Honored, Provide Lectures Feb. 21

The 2019 and 2020 recipients of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award will be honored and provide lectures during a special ceremony Feb. 21.

The Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival poster

Acclaimed Movies to be Featured at Annual Tuscaloosa Film Festival

The 10th annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival will be held virtually Feb. 19-20.

The first-ever Wakanda Scholarship Ball was held Feb. 5.

Wakanda Scholarship Ball

The inaugural Wakanda Scholarship Ball paid tribute to the fictional city Wakanda and Afrofuturism.

Collage with photos of Ashley Jones, Arthur Dunning and Lisa McNair

Celebrate Black History Month at UA with Speakers, Tours, More

To honor, explore and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans on campus and beyond, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting a wealth of activities and events on campus for Black History Month.

photograph of the Autherine Lucy Foster Clock Tower in the Malone Hood Plaza

First UA Black Scholars Bowl Team Ready to Compete 

Five University of Alabama students are aiming to win another championship for their school at the second annual Dr. Trudier Harris Intercollegiate Black Scholars Bowl.

Test your knowledge with our Black History Scholars Bowl trivia questions

Black History Scholars Bowl Trivia Quiz

See if you can answer these Black history questions provided by UA’s Black History Scholars Bowl team.

The university of alabama annual martin luther king jr. lecture with headshot of Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Celebrate MLK’s Life, Legacy with Events Throughout January

The University of Alabama’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting a special lecture by prominent African American Studies scholar Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.