Oct 19, 16

Two UF professors juxtaposed how to make voting accessible and secure with what those votes could mean for the presidency Tuesday night.

About 50 people sat in the Pugh Hall Ocora as UF professors Juan Gilbert and Michael McDonald discussed new voting technology, as well as the early...

Oct 12, 16

One of the most overlooked aspects of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was the response to the moderator’s question: “One of you will not win this election. Are you willing to accept the outcome as the will of the voters?”

In front of 80 million...

Sep 23, 16

Students at the University of Florida are often criticized for many things. We are said to be politically apathetic, arrogant and disengaged in our society.

While some of these depictions may be accurate, the record of UF undergraduate and graduate students is much more promising. Take...

Sep 04, 16

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Drs. Michelle Darnell and Brian Ray, Co-Directors of the Elizabeth B. & William F. Poe, Sr. Center for Business Ethics Education and Research, were appointed as Affiliate Faculty at UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service.

The Graham Center’s Affiliate Faculty...

Aug 22, 16

Reporters and political professionals are the only ones who seem to find any value in this presidential contest. But even they seem exasperated by the tone of the campaign and the public distrust leveled at both candidates.

Much like the rest of us, they have struggled to find historical...

Aug 02, 16

Voting experts from Florida and across the country met at UF in Gainesville Monday to assess a quadrennial topic of interest: the state's level of readiness for the 2016 presidential election.

"It will never be easier to vote in America than it will be in this presidential election," said...

Aug 01, 16

Candidates from six primary election races provided their stance on a whole gamut of local issues particular to their respective races during a candidate forum Sunday hosted by the League of Women Voters of Alachua County in conjunction with the Bob Graham Center for Public Service.

It...

Jun 14, 16

 

We read a great deal about the alleged self-absorption and disengagement of young people these days. Much of this is overstated as evidenced by their turnout in the presidential primaries and by the number of young men and women opting to serve our country in the armed forces....

Jun 13, 16

The Bob Graham Center has launched a Virtual Internship Program (VIP) in order to offer students the ability to intern while simultaneously fulfilling academic and employment obligations or pursuing other opportunities. The Graham Center is working with UF’s ...

May 12, 16

Bob Graham, a Democrat, represented Florida in the U.S. Senate from 1987 to 2005.

Nearly 15 years after the horrific events of 9/11, President Obama must decide whether to release 28 pages of information withheld as classified from the publicly released report of the...

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