Dr. John L. Blackburn was a long-time professor and student affairs administrator at the university who inspired his students to become agents of positive change.
A free online class offered by the University of Alabama College of Communication & Information Sciences teaches Olympians how to promote their brand.
A National Historic Landmark, Gaineswood was built by Nathan Bryan Whitfield. A cotton planter and Renaissance man of his time, Whitfield moved from North Carolina to Marengo County in 1834. The house and grounds are currently operated by the Alabama Historical Commission as a historic house museum.