Graham Center Director David Colburn offers election perspectives and insights
Published: October 6, 2016 9:40 am
As a Vietnam veteran and a prominent American historian, Colburn believes deeply in the importance of strengthening the nation’s democratic institutions — a mission he tackles each day as the director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. We sat down with Colburn to get his take on the upcoming presidential election, Florida’s influence as a battleground state and the role that young voters will play in the election outcome.
Graham Center initiative aims to improve Florida’s middle school civics education
Published: May 4, 2016 8:40 am
Partnering with the Gainesville tutoring company, Study Edge, the Bob Graham Center, and the Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida are working to create Civics Nation – a free, interactive, intensive, 24/7, online end-of-course exam preparation resource. Based on the latest research and best practices, Civics Nation will utilize social learning and technological breakthroughs to construct and stage a vibrant online learning system for middle school students and teachers. This intuitive, around-the-clock resource offers differentiated instruction through live and asynchronous tutoring, as well as a host of other tools that drive learning.
April Graham Center events highlight Islamic revival, relationship between China and Africa
Published: April 6, 2016 8:15 am
This month, The Bob Graham Center presents: Saba Mahmood: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject, and China and Africa: A Growing Relationship.
Graham Center celebrates 10 years of strengthening civic engagement at UF
Published: March 2, 2016 9:30 am
The University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service will officially kick off its 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, March 22, in Naples, Florida.
Two-day symposium on Obama presidency and more at Bob Graham Center this month
Published: February 2, 2016 8:10 am
The Bob Graham Center presents a number of engaging, thought-provoking events this February, including: Mayoral Debate Forum, “An Assessment of the Obama Presidency,” and more.
Bob Graham Center kicks off spring series with session focused on criminal justice system
Published: January 5, 2016 8:30 am
Sessions include: Impacts of the Criminal Justice System, U.S. Interests in Cuba, Health Care Reform & the Obama Administration.