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Best-selling author Steve Berry brings his passion for history to campus Feb. 6

Worldwide bestselling author Steve Berry, a preservation advocate whose historical thrillers have been translated into 40 languages with more than 22 million copies in 51 countries, will speak Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Jacksonville University in a free event as part …

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State Winter Music Symposium to bring hundreds of college students and faculty to campus Jan. 25-27

The annual Winter Music Symposium of the Florida College System Activities Association (@TheFCSAA) brings more than 350 student musicians and faculty from the state’s two-year colleges to the Jacksonville University campus Jan. 25-27 for masterclasses, ensemble rehearsals and free public …

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Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society’s JU chapter inducts students, faculty

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, joining an elite national group whose members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer …

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Sheet music giant Carl Fischer publishes long-lost Howard Hanson piano treasure unearthed and edited by JU’s Dr. Scott Watkins

Worldwide sheet music publisher Carl Fischer Music now has a long-lost composition in its cache by award-winning American classical composer and music educator Howard Hanson, thanks to the “Indiana Jones”-type discovery and scholarly research of Dr. Scott Watkins, JU Associate …

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A closer look at each other’s lives inspires JU sociology students along with their Arlington mentees

Students in Sociology Professor Shelley Grant’s Media and Crime class reconnected with youths from Arlington area schools this week to culminate their semester-long mentoring together and give the young mentees a taste of campus life. (See a Facebook photo

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Baroque instruments spotlighted in annual JU Orchestra holiday concert Dec. 8

A mixture of classical and popular music featuring several JU students as soloists highlights a free concert as the Jacksonville University Orchestra rings in the holidays at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in Terry Concert Hall.

Opening the program is …

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Fall Dance Concert to close with ‘Get Outta My Way’ choreographed by Ariana Grande lead dancers the Nicholson twins

Now that JU dance students have been shown the way, it’s time for Get Outta My Way.

The Fall Dance Concert this Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18, will close with a high-energy street jazz piece called Get Outta My

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