May 26, 15

Three local community projects conceived by University of Florida undergraduates are getting a little extra support from the Bob Graham Center for Public Service's Healthy Civic Campus and Community program.

The program, modeled after the international Davis Projects for Peace, awarded a...

May 26, 15

Three hundred miles. That’s how far 74-year-old Bill Brady drove Monday to listen to former Associated Press reporter and current UF lecturer Terry Anderson.

Exactly 30 years ago Monday, Anderson was pulled out of his vehicle by Hezbollah Shiite captors in Beirut, Lebanon. He spent nearly...

May 26, 15

A Florida Senate bill to create an online voter registration system passed its first round of voting Tuesday 7-2.

SB 228, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth) and...

May 26, 15

Some of the driving forces behind the Amendment 1 referendum blasted state lawmakers Thursday evening for budget plans that would put a tiny fraction of the money set aside by the initiative toward the purchase of conservation land.

During a panel discussion sponsored by The Gainesville...

May 26, 15

When Van Truong, a 20-year-old University of Florida sophomore, got bored with studying during exam week, she replicated Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night with her science notes on a white board at one of University of Florida’s libraries.

The photos of her artwork began to spread...

May 26, 15

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife of 69 years, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, have been to 146 countries at last count.

And everywhere they go, “I guarantee you the main thing she wants to talk about is mental health,” the peanut farmer-turned-world leader told a packed...

May 26, 15

Five years have passed since the Deepwater Horizon explosion took 11 lives and spilled more than 134 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, disrupting millions of lives and costing millions of dollars to the tourism and fishing industries.

Researchers from five universities led...

Apr 18, 15

President Obama's jobs plan is a start but does not have the magnitude of government spending to bring down the unemployment rate, said Phil Angelides, who chaired the U.S. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

Angelides spoke about the causes of the financial crisis at the University of...

Apr 18, 15

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor told a University of Florida audience Monday that the public knows more about the judges on "American Idol" than the justices on its highest court.

O'Connor used appearances at two UF events to highlight a failure to teach civics in U...

Apr 18, 15

Jane McGonigal, a leader in the growing movement to create online games that are socially conscious and rooted in real-world problems will be speaking in a special forum at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service on Oct. 4.

McGonigal, a world-renowned game designer, combines cutting-edge...

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