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Title: 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Time: 6 p.m.
Calendar: UF Calendar
Contact: Kevin Baron
Location:Pugh Hall

Complete Description:
Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act, which allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges and universities, with a fascinating special panel discussion. The discussion will be moderated by the Graham Centerís Interim Director, David Colburn. The panelists each bring a unique and interesting perspective to this discussion marking the anniversary of the bill that helped create the University of Florida.

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 Womenís Studies and Gender Research.