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JU’s own Lily Kuonen featured at both The Cummer and in Folio Weekly next week

Jacksonville University’s own Lily Kuonen is not only being featured in the upcoming Folio Weekly Invitational Artist Exhibition at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, she’s been singled out to be showcased in the alternative publication as well.

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JU film professor Carolina Conte talks political comedies with FOX 30 Action News

Political comedies like the new “The Campaign” with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are staples of the movie landscape because of how they draw humor from otherwise serious situations, JU film professor Carolina Conte told FOX 30’s Action News Wednesday, …

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2012 River Report: Improvement, but continued threats affect St. Johns River

Joint News Release from UNF/JU:

The fifth annual State of the River Report on the lower basin of the St. Johns River shows improvement in some areas but continuing threats in several critical categories.

The annual report was released Wednesday, …

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Congratulations to the new members of JU’s EAC!

Congratulations to the new members of the Employee Advisory Council for 2012-2014:

President/Chair: Charles “Chip” Moore

Vice President/Vice Chair: Katrina Coakley

Recording Secretary: TaWanda Hansberry

Committees: (chair is indicated in bold)

Communication/Outreach: Roy O’Del, David LePage, Linda Christoffersen, …

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JU grad Georgina Kalaitzi takes first runner-up in national 2012 Venus Model Search

She’d modeled before, but 2010 Jacksonville University grad Georgina Kalaitzis had never considered pageants or swimsuit contests before entering the national Venus Model Search on a whim in early July.

By Thursday, Aug. 9, she’d bested nearly all other 1,000 …

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JU’s TRiO students explore Florida grad schools on road trip


Students in JU’s TRiO Student Support Services program recently explored graduate schools at Florida Atlantic University, University of Miami and Florida International University in hopes to increase the retention and graduation rates at Jacksonville University.

This graduate school tour allowed …

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Congratulations to August Employee of the Month Zarifa Usmhnova!

Congratulations to August JU Employee of the Month Zarifa Usmhnova of Physical Plant, nominated by Humanities Professor Carole C. Barnett.

In her nomination, Prof. Barnett lauded Ms. Usmhnova for her work in keeping Council Building in tip-top shape:

“She keeps …

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