Foreign Affairs Officer Thy M. Nguyen gives an insider’s
look at the U.S. State Department.
Join international student Christopher Garland on his quest to discover
the skills and attributes needed to navigate the American presidency.
An all-star cast of political greats joined in the
grand opening of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service.
Doors open to Jim and Alexis Pugh Hall,
home to the Department of African and Asian Languages and Literatures,
Bob Graham Center for Public Service, and Samuel Proctor Oral
Some of the university’s brightest
undergraduates prepare for careers in public service.
A political science undergraduate shares his story of growing up in
the Sudan, while a classical studies doctoral student explores the Jewish
identity of a Greek historian.
English alumnus Doug Band serves as President
Bill Clinton’s top adviser.
Whether serving as legal counsel for Univision,
flying helicopters for the Los Angeles Police Department, or designing
sets for the Big Brother television series—your college friends
are leading remarkable careers.
Image management, Generation X parenting,
and the lives of athletes—these
and other issues are explored in the latest books by CLAS alumni.
Invest in the heart of the Gator Nation by
participating in the Florida Tomorrow campaign.
An international student explores what it takes to become president
of the United States. Graphic by Jane Dominguez.
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responsible for teaching the majority of the university’s core
curriculum to at least 35,000 students each year. CLAS has more than
12,000 undergraduate students pursuing a variety of disciplines through
its 42 majors and 42 minors. Additionally, nearly 2,000 graduate students
are attaining advanced degrees in the college.
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