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Documentary interns capture their immersion in Cuban culture

The Cuba Project interns and staff

Thanks to TigerLily Media, five Jacksonville University interns viewed Cuban culture last spring through both professional and personal lenses.

“Being Ecuadorian, I have a strong interest in learning more about other cultures much like my own,” says Anna Tripp, a …

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Five events Dolphins should check out during Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019

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While many of the can’t-miss events of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019 occur next Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, current Dolphins begin the celebration on Monday, Oct. 14.

There’s a cornhole tournament, Slip ‘N’ Slide kickball, and S’Mores …

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Five more Dolphins chosen for Caravan to Democracy trip to Israel

2018 Caravan to Democracy participants

For the past 8 years, student-leaders from Jacksonville University have visited Israel to experience first-hand with their peers from around the country what it takes to become the leaders of tomorrow.

“I’m interested in investigating different ways of life, and …

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Past TedX speakers offer lectures on campus packed with intriguing, challenging messages

Dr. Lawanda Ravoira speaks at TedX

In Jacksonville University’s effort to give back to its community, the University has partnered with TEDxJacksonville to present innovative and challenging ideas 60 minutes at a time. 

Past TEDx speakers focus on providing well-formed, thought-provoking ideas in presentations from 4-5 …

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Alumna uses NSF Fellowship to pursue mathematical biology graduate degree

Thanks to an undergraduate Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity, Jacksonville University alumna Savannah Bates ‘17 discovered a passion – mathematical biology.

“The REU was my first research experience and led me to several other research projects in mathematical biology …

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Student PR team reaps real-world reward for ideas sown in Communication classrooms

The pitch to Katherine Way

Ten students, two classes. Two semesters, one idea. One campaign, one Golden Image Award, several life lessons. In Jacksonville University’s Department of Communication where students pair classwork with real-life experience in award-winning practicums like Phin Communications, a student-run public …

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Six Time Management Tips for Freshmen

Students study

Often, we keep piling small tasks on our schedules until items start tumbling off unfinished by their deadline. 

Before you know it, you bail on your day at noon, head to your room, transform into a human burrito and binge …

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JU mentors, culture, aid attract student-veterans

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Academics, financial aid, career counseling, healthy living, healthcare. At Jacksonville University, student-veterans help one another with just about everything.

They lived that life in the military. They live it on campus. Many say the camaraderie and cooperation are reasons why …

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