Oct 13, 15

When I came to UF two years ago, I had no plans of continuing with art because my parents made it seem like it was something that should be left behind in my childhood years.

During my time in college, I have been floored to see art embraced in innumerable ways, from...

Oct 09, 15

Democratic Congressman John Lewis of Georgia will visit the University of Florida to talk about the significance of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which is considered by many to be among the most far-reaching pieces of civil rights legislation...

Oct 09, 15

Pugh Hall became a forum for political discussion Wednesday night as former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-WY., spoke to a crowd of about 150 students and community members.

Former Gov. Bob Graham, D-FL., interviewed Simpson about immigration, campaign finance and youth...

Oct 09, 15

Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson — who with Erskine Bowles chaired a bipartisan commission to tackle the national debt — will appear in Gainesville Wednesday for one public speaking engagement and a couple private events.

Simpson will speak at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall...

Sep 29, 15

When Brittany Ferguson painted her childhood hero, Malcolm X, in July, she had no idea his daughter would be holding the painting two months later.

Monday afternoon, she watched as his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, accepted her painting, a portrait of Malcolm X in hues of...

Sep 17, 15

The key to solving Florida’s standardized testing woes won’t be in simply reducing the amount of tests, but in a massive overhaul of the state’s accountability system, a panel of education experts mostly agreed during a forum Wednesday.

Joining in a discussion of...

Aug 17, 15

The ratification of a new Constitution in 1788 appeared to resolve the most daunting political controversies facing the young nation. Such conjecture proved short-lived, however, as members of Congress soon battled with the Washington administration over banking and financial proposals put...

Aug 13, 15

Senator Bob Graham talks about an intelligent approach to combating terrorism. (27:54)

May 26, 15

The University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted its second annual Robert A. Bryan Public Policy Summit Feb. 20-22 at Pugh Hall on the UF campus. The student-run conference brought togtether the brightest and most politically engaged students from across Florida to address...

May 26, 15


The Bob Graham Center selected Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Lucy Morgan as its Citizen of the Year, and Aaron Zahn, a world leader in wastewater...

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