Apr 18, 15

Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams said Tuesday at the University of Florida that he expects baby boomers, who made up the first wave of Peace Corps volunteers as young people, will return to the program or join for the first time as they retire in the years ahead.

"We welcome all ages...

Apr 18, 15

About 150 people gathered Tuesday night to hear a doctor and college administrator discuss national health care and how to improve it.

Dr. Jose Greer, assistant dean of academic affairs at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, said health care reform is...

Apr 18, 15

Tension in the Florida Legislature and the ineffective dominance of the Republican Party are creating difficulties in Tallahassee, political journalist Steve Bousquet said Tuesday.

Bousquet, who works for the Tampa Bay Times and has covered state government for more than two decades,...

Apr 18, 15

Former Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham called Tuesday for a veto of $300 million in cuts to the state university system, arguing that the University of Florida's role in attracting the software company MindTree Limited to Gainesville showed the influence of state universities in job...

Apr 18, 15

Former Florida Gov. Bob Graham and former state Sen. Lee Constantine criticized the state's environmental policies and accused the Legislature of selling out to big polluters during an event Tuesday night at the University of Florida's Bob Graham Center for Public Service.

Graham...

Apr 18, 15

The Princeton Review– one of the nation's best-known education services companies – has recently named Dr. Steven Noll, a senior lecturer in the University of Florida’s Department of History and a Bob Graham Center affiliated faculty member, among "The 300 Best Professors in the U.S."

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Apr 18, 15

Former University of Florida Provost Dr. David R. Colburn has been appointed interim director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service effective...

Apr 18, 15

Maybe one reason for college students' spotty turnout at the polls, at least since the 2008 election, is that registering to vote, unlike the rest of their online lives, is inconvenient. Seth Flaxman had that thought as a master's student at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of...

Apr 18, 15

One of the nation’s leading experts on the psychology of politics will discuss his research during a public presentation at the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Pugh Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Jonathan Haidt, author...

Apr 18, 15

Marsha Ternus was chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court before the court’s unanimous ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in that state.

She told a Gainesville audience Monday that special interest groups spent more than $1 million to oust her and two other justices in a 2010...

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