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...

May 02, 16

From the nation’s inception, Americans have looked to their presidents for leadership and inspiration, even though neither were formally mentioned in the Constitution. The few formal duties of the president were briefly described in Article 2, sections 2 and 3. At the time, Americans saw no need...

Apr 13, 16

As the presidential campaigns wage on, it has become increasingly clear that civility has lost its place on the debate stage and in our democracy.

For those of us who hope to revitalize the civic culture of Florida, this slander, vilification and impertinence is...

Mar 30, 16

An Irish Methodist minister addressed peace after violence Tuesday.

Reverend Gary Mason spoke to about 60 people on how he’s helping bring peace to Northern Ireland. His presentation took place at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service in the Pugh Hall Ocora at 6 p.m. and was free to...

Mar 24, 16

There's plenty to learn from the story of the Wright brothers, a message offered Tuesday by renowned historian David McCullough when he spoke at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

McCullough was there as part of a lecture series hosted by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, a...

Feb 16, 16

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been going on and off for over a century now.

The mainstream media have become wary of reporting on this often gruesome and seemingly unceasing conflict.The general American public remains divided on whether Israel’s actions or the Palestinian group’s...

Feb 12, 16

He has the most prominent name in the Republican field, is as accomplished and experienced as any of his opponents, and is well funded. But Jeb Bush’s campaign can’t seem to connect with voters. Just when it looked like his forces were rallying in New Hampshire, he finished well behind Trump and...

Feb 11, 16

Incumbent Mayor Ed Braddy and candidates Lauren Poe and Donald Shepherd, touched on income distribution, integrity and energy among other topics before a crowd of about 100 people at the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center on Wednesday night.

The mayoral candidate forum, sponsored by WUFT...

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