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Rising jazz piano star Martin Bejerano to play JU and hold open Q&A/rehearsal

World-class jazz pianist and composer Martin Bejerano brings his award-winning trio in concert to Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University Thursday, Feb. 26, including an open Q&A/rehearsal and public masterclass leading up to the performance.

Called a “hot young pianist” …

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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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University kicks into high gear as Florida Cup co-host

Score a goal (or three, or four) for Jacksonville University as co-host of the outstanding Florida Cup soccer events this past weekend on campus and at EverBank Field. (Photo gallery below.)

Dozens of media and hundreds of onlookers descended on …

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University partnership with preservation center supports MFA success

Jacksonville University’s MFA in Choreography is a low-residency program designed to help dance professionals earn master’s degrees in choreography without significantly delaying their careers. Starting each year, students in the program begin their studies at White Oak Plantation, an extraordinary …

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Serial entrepreneur: Alum makes a Spark overseas

biz_01onespark0831.JPEGTravis Todd likes stirring things up.

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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