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Jacksonville University again selected to host NCAA Tournament

In collaboration with the JAXSPORTS Council, March Madness returns to Veterans Memorial Arena in 2019, and Jacksonville University will serve as host for first and second round action.

The city’s fourth stint as an NCAA Tournament site has captured events

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Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert ups JU’s influence with appointment to NCAA Division I Council

The University’s voice on issues surrounding student athletes across the nation has doubled with the announcement that Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert is the newest member of the NCAA Division I Council. The council reports directly to the NCAA Division I …

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‘Flexing our considerable muscle’: JU gives Arlington its all with its most impressive Charter Day of Service to date

On “the most important, exhilarating and vibrant single day of community service in its history,” as JU President Tim Cost put it, the diverse family that is Jacksonville University put the surrounding Arlington area in its embrace as never before …

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‘Pink Out,’ timely topics and ‘100 Years with Fran’ on tap for Women’s History Month at JU

March comes in with a “Pink Out” for Women’s History Month tomorrow, kicking off events during the month that include discussions on timely topics such as Islam, gender in the workplace and racial misconceptions, and highlighted by a conversation with …

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Kinesiology students present for first time at Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference

Kinesiology graduate and undergraduate students and their professors recently had the honor of presenting at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference.

The annual event, which this year was held Feb. 16-18 in Greenville, S.C., brings together more than …

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‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ (and some JU football players) ready to take off March 9-12

They’re gonna whomp and stomp and whoop it up in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” March 9-12 at Jacksonville University’s Swisher Theater, fully loaded with a strategically choreographed locker room dance scene revealing another side of JU’s football team …

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Varsity Shooting Team emerges as a national powerhouse

Seven seasons, 10 national event championships, several Olympic hopefuls, two individual National HOA Champions, too many Gold medals to list and hundreds of students excelling at teamwork and mentorship while learning the theory and academics of wing and clays shooting.…

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JU reaches out to help Arlington students learn about college — and life

College students can do wonders for a youth with a half-semester of mentoring – or even a half-day.

The results of both approaches were on display on the same day recently as Jacksonville University students connected with youths from Arlington …

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A World Away and Never Closer: The Knox-Stewart World Cup Reunion

May 5, 2007. The lawns are green, the temperature in the mid-80s and the Florida sun is shining. Back home it would have been raining, or at least cloudy, and about 30 degrees cooler. But Russell Knox and Duncan Stewart …

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