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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching

Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.

Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …

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Zoo’s leopard exhibit gets a lift from JU students

Jacksonville University students represented the University on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 by partnering with the Jacksonville Zoo and assisting in the leopard exhibit with zoo staff.

Constructing new terrain and updating the structure was the main goal of …

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Serial entrepreneur: Alum makes a Spark overseas

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A look at the 2004 Graphic Design alumnus’ LinkedIn page offers a summary oozing vision and ambition: “Serial entrepreneur and innovative thinker who can participate in any business process from backend development to design …

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Gateway to an Icy World: JU Researcher studies the Antarctic

John N. Heine recently had to bear 29-degree temperatures just to do his job. That may not sound too foreboding, but in this case, he was 100 feet underwater, beneath 10 feet of Antarctic ice, with only a dry suit …

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New sports pavilion is a hit with softball team

C06A4010Thanks to the generosity of Board Trustee and ASPIRE Committee Member Mark Frisch and wife Meredith Chartrand Frisch, JU’s softball team now trains in a new hitting and fielding pavilion. The 7,000 square foot training ground includes three retractable Burbank …

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