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John Lewis Visits UF, Speaks On Black Lives Matter

John Lewis joined Bob Graham on stage Friday, October 16, to answer questions from the audience after his speech on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

Congressman John Lewis, the only living member of the "Big 6" from the Civil Rights Movement, came to UF to talk about his work. Students and community members in attendance asked him questions about his life and his opinion on the new Black Lives Matter social media movement. Lewis encouraged the audience to continue fighting for equality.

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Scholarship Honors UF MBA Startup Whiz

Devon Grimme, director of business development for Promethean Pharma LLC, and his colleague Stephen Hsu. Grimmé died last month in an accident in Hawaii, and a scholarship has been created in his name. It will be awarded to those students who exemplify Grimmé’s engagement in the community and passion for finding business solutions to social problems.

Friends and family celebrated the life and legacy of Devon Grimmé, UF MBA alumnus and director of business development at Prometheon Pharma, LLC, Wednesday. The UF MBA program has created the Devon Grimmé Cup for the internal case competition in his honor and will place a brick with his name outside the business building.

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