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JU Dolphin in the Land of Bluenoses: Reliving Nova Scotia

Christina LoBuglio, Graduate Assistant at the Jacksonville University (JU) Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) joined OCEARCH for its 33rd expedition, a first in Nova Scotia for her and the entire team.

“You hear celebrities say all the time that what …

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Military Times Names JU “Best for Vets College” Third Consecutive Year

By Kiana Blaylock

Jacksonville University has been selected among the top four-year schools in the U.S. on the Military Times “Best Vets Colleges 2019” list for a third consecutive year.

Military Times reviews colleges and ranks them in the areas …

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Composing the Future: Jacksonville’s Watkins-Hanson Journey

Dr. Scott Watkins, Professor of Piano and coordinator of keyboard studies at Jacksonville University (JU) since 2001, researches the early life of famed American composer Howard Hanson in his spare time, focusing on the years that preceded Hanson’s directorship at

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Olympian Visit: Farrah Hall on JU Waterfront

The first week in October marked Olympian Farrah Hall’s second visit to Jacksonville University (JU).

She says, “The story behind me coming to the University is interesting. Dr. Steven Davis, who is very enthusiastic about building a windsurfing and watersports …

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and project collaborations that …

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