The clock’s ticking. It’s time to start planning your frank pilgrimage.
Join us in Gainesville, February 25 – 27.
The people who come to frank are leading minds who drive change by funding it, studying it, or practicing it. The rabble-rousers and the do-gooders, those who look Goliath in the eye, and say “bring it.”
Think you have what it takes to be a frankster? Join us for frank: amplified.
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Makes You Hunger For Useful Guidance
If you took everything that’s wrong with eating in America, put it in a Vitamix, and shaped the result into a book, you’d get the Bulletproof Diet. But there’s a silver-lining: the Bulletproof Diet brings together in one place everything that should make you skeptical of fad diets. It’s a teachable moment and its various offenses serve as a collection of giant, red warning flags.
The PEW Research Center released a survey this month suggesting that for the first time in two decades more Americans support “gun rights” than “gun control.” But the poll’s question on that point, asking whether it’s more important to “control gun ownership” or to “protect the right of Americans to own guns,” drew sharp criticism from some experts, who say it offered a false choice.
The benefits of eating less red meat have already permeated the consciousnesses of those seeking a climatically responsible lifestyle. Meanwhile, consumption of processed foods, laden with sugar and oils, has skyrocketed. This trend has helped fuel the obesity epidemic. But its impact on climate gets far less attention than the energy-sucking effect of hamburgers and steaks.
frank is a community for people who use communications to drive change. Here you’ll find research, thoughtful blog posts, news from the field, jobs, and—of course—everything you need to know about our annual gathering for change makers here in Gainesville.
Here’s where we offer summaries of recent peer-reviewed research from multiple disciplines that offers insight that can improve the practice of the field. On frankology, you’ll find the scholarship that’s most relevant to change agents.
Read about what’s working and why.
In this section, you’ll find videos featuring everyone who’s spoken at frank, the annual gathering for social change communicators in Gainesville, plus more great content from the frank community.
Read about what we’re doing to build the field of public interest communications here at the University of Florida, and read about the dedicated and passionate individuals who work on frank.