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Largest incoming Honors class setting up for Honors Program Orientation

The largest incoming class of honors students will be in for an exciting upcoming weekend as they head out for the annual Honors Orientation Friday, but the 80 or so freshmen have no idea where they are going.

“They won’t …

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A new Starbucks brings ‘the A package’ atmosphere for students to take a break in the Kinne University Center

The wrapping is off the cushy furniture, the baristas are pouring shots of espresso and the bacon-egg-cheese croissants are hot and ready. The new full-service Starbucks in the Kinne University Center, one of only two on small college campuses in …

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One of strongest freshman classes in JU history greeted by strong investment in progress

One of the strongest incoming classes in Jacksonville University history is being greeted by one of the strongest eras of investment in academic excellence, innovation and community involvement in the school’s history.

An active summer of planning and continued enhancement …

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Honors students get a taste of Fullbridge, Inc., boot camp

Twenty of Jacksonville University’s brightest honors students received a taste of boot camp last week through five intensive days of the Fullbridge, Inc., Leadership Boot Camp in the Davis College of Business.

The Fullbridge seminars, 10 topics over five days …

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Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs

Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.ju-logo-wave-magazine

In addition to Dr. Horner’s …

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International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute

CISV IPP Plastics1They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …

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