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The Metropolitan: Alum played in World Series

Former Jacksonville University infielder and New York Mets slugger Daniel Murphy made headlines this year, earning the National League Championship Series MVP title, and leading his team to the 2015 World Series. Over the course of the National League Division …

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Sailing Team Advances to National Waters

Once again, the Jacksonville University Sailing Team made it into the College Sailing National Championship, one of only 36 college teams to qualify out of 250 nationally. That’s an impressive two bids to the marquee event in only three years’ …

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A Moment to Remember: U.S. Navy Vet Brian Holcomb in first Career Start

The moment last spring was bigger than the game of baseball for Brian Holcomb. The freshman pitcher and Navy veteran made his collegiate start.

Serving in the Navy for more than 15 years after high school, Holcomb was cleared through …

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ASPIRE Campaign tops $100 million raised, announces $2.5 million from Bisk Family Foundation for online learning

bisk education logoJacksonville University’s ASPIRE comprehensive campaign has reached a record-breaking $100 million raised toward programs and facilities for its students, including a $2.5 million donation this week from the Bisk Family Foundation, the largest single investment in dedicated online learning in …

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Daniel Gulbransen awarded Fred B. Noble Gold Medal for Scholarship

Congratulations to Daniel Jacob Gulbransen, 24, of Appleton, Wis., who was awarded the Fred B. Noble Gold Medal for Scholarship at Jacksonville University’s fall 2015 commencement ceremony Dec. 12.

The medal is given to undergraduates with the highest GPA in …

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EPIC’s ‘Collaborate JU’ harnesses interdisciplinary learning to prepare students for real world

Getting a taste of real-world work experiences is at the heart of Collaborate JU, a program developed through JU’s Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurism​​, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program. Students and professors from multiple disciplines are joining forces with …

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Those who serve and served honored at JU Military Appreciation Football Game

A special brand of honor and integrity was in the air at Milne Field Saturday, as the University recognized current and former service members at its Military Appreciation Football Game vs. Davidson College.

At halftime, one of JU’s most committed …

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FIT LIFE: Is air pollution and exercise a toxic mix?

Chances are we can all agree that exercise is good for us and air pollution is not. In fact, air pollution can take years off, while exercise can add years to, our life span. In other words, exercise reduces, while …

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