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UF: The Past is Prologue, a Panel Discussion in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act

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Tue, 01/22/2013 - 6:00pm
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Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act, which allowed for the creation of land-grant universities, with a panel discussion about the many challenges faced by UF in the past as it moves forward to the future. The program will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in Pugh Hall Room 170 at 6 p.m. The event and parking are free and open to the public. The event will also be streamed live on the Graham Center’s website at http://www.bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu/

Themes such as the status of women and minorities, the civil rights era and its effect on the shaping of the university, town-gown relations and more will be explored throughout the evening.The panel discussion will be moderated by the Graham Center's Director, David Colburn. \

Panelists:

  • Jean Chalmers
    Former Mayor-Commissioner of Gainesville
  • Patricia Hilliard-Nunn
    African American Studies Program
  • Madelyn Lockhart
    Former Dean of the Graduate School and Dean of International Studies Professor Emerita, Department of Economics
  • Steven Noll
    Department of History
  • Paul Ortiz
    Director, Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Department of History

The event is sponsored by the Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, the Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere, and the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research.

The event is sponsored by the Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, the Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere, and the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research.