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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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Health Sciences Dean Dr. Christine Sapienza wins ‘Woman of Influence’ award

Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, is already known worldwide for her clinical trials on airway protection, mentoring thousands of students and clinicians, initiating community outreach on voice and respiratory rehabilitation and …

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RIVER LIFE: Water is anything but simple

Last month’s River Life column discussed how temperature affects the marvelous diversity of life that occurs in the St. Johns River.

Everything from those charismatic megafauna that everyone loves: sharks, dolphins and manatees; to the huge diversity of freshwater, estuarine

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Global Conference on Advances in Management set for July 18 in DCOB

The inaugural Global Conference on Advances in Management July 18 at the Davis College of Business, with the theme “Innovation in Health Care,” features students and executives from as far away as Sweden and Switzerland discussing new trends and research …

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Fine Arts Dean Dr. Henry Rinne rekindles the flame with new documentary on barrier-breaking jazz great Alphonso Trent

When he first dropped the needle on the vinyl more than three decades ago, Dr. Henry Rinne thought he was hearing the sophisticated jazz arrangements and rhythms of Duke Ellington. Or Count Basie. Or some other Big Band giant out …

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RIVER LIFE: There’s a lot to measure when it comes to water

One of the marvelous things about the lower basin of the St. Johns River is the diversity of life that can exist within its banks.

In addition to the charismatic megafauna, those large animals that everyone loves, like dolphins and

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