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SPOHP Spring Open House

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

UF Community and Oral History Enthusiasts, Welcome to the 2024 spring semester! SPOHP is thrilled to extend a warm invitation to our Spring Open House Meet and Greet. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover more about our program, explore our project initiatives, and find ways to actively participate. Our dedicated students, staff, […]

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Impacts Of Florida’s Expansion Of The Death Penalty

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

Given the recent changes in the state legislature regarding Florida’s non-unanimous capital sentencing law, we invite you to join the Bob Graham Center and UF’s Mock Trial Team for a public program discussion on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 PM in Pugh Hall. Panelists will discuss the impacts on the justice system, including the reactivity challenge in […]

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Decoding AI With Drew Harwell

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

As part of UF’s ongoing Science Journalist in Residence series, noted Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell will appear on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 4 pm in Pugh Hall to speak on Decoding AI: How Algorithms are Shaping Our Future. This program is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed at this link. Harwell, a University […]

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Fearlessly Curious Conversations With Mónica Guzmán

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

Journalist and author Mónica Guzmán will share insights on how to have constructive discourse across political and ideological lines. Guzmán, the inaugural McGurn Fellow for Media Integrity and the Fight Against Disinformation at UF, is the author of I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times, which […]

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New Works on the Jewish American Experience

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

Featuring three short scholarly presentations in honor of Bud Shorstein: THE UNDESIRABLE IN BOX 14: THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF AMERICAN JEWISH MEN AND THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, 1880-1940 ISRAEL, THE PALESTINIANS, AND AMERICAN JEWISH DISSENT: A HISTORY LIFE MAGAZINE’S POSTWAR AMERICAN JUDAISM

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Bob Graham Center for Public Service

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

The Bob Graham Center’s annual Research Symposium features panel-style research presentations from undergraduate students funded through the Center. Doors will open at 8:30 am and presentations begin at 9:30 am. The event is open to the public. A limited number of seats are available during each session. RSVP at this link. For further information about […]

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Jumpstarting GenZ into Politics: Running for Elected Office

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

Have you ever thought about running for public office? According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 1 in 10 voters in the upcoming election are Gen Z. With more and more Gen Z voters joining the electorate, how can young people get involved in government beyond voting? Join the Bob Graham Center Student Fellows and […]

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Careers for International Studies Major

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

UF International Studies grads Emma Frierson (’20) and Amila Tica (’17) are hosting a lunch-and-learn conversation and Q&A on Wednesday, April 5 at noon in Pugh Hall’s O’Neill Reading Room (Room 201). You will hear how they journeyed to Gainesville and landed in careers suited to international studies majors. Lunch is provided to UF students […]

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2023 Women in Leadership Forum

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host the 2023 Joan S. Forrest Women in Leadership Forum. This year’s Forum is set to feature a diverse set of women from multidisciplinary backgrounds who have risen to the top of the ranks and have made great strides in their […]

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Oral Histories as Curriculum: Bringing African American History into the K-12 Classroom

Pugh Hall (PUGH) 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL, United States

PANEL ON AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY EDUCATION A panel of teachers and students will discuss their goals regarding the implementation and learning of African American History in their K-12 classroom. Discussion will focus on issues of content availability and accuracy; opportunities and barriers; and the current political climate surrounding the teaching of African American History in […]

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