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Hitchcock masterpiece arrives with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play”

It’s a mix of suspense, mystery and live radio as the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts presents the genius of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” Oct. 3-4, complete with a 35-piece live orchestra and “Foley” sound-effects artists to help …

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National acclaim arrives for an “amazing” Active Minds chapter as it transforms the way students see mental health issues

The Active Minds group on campus is changing minds, busting myths and winning national attention.

The two-year-old Jacksonville University chapter of Active Minds (@ActiveMindsJU), which works to “change the conversation about mental health on campus,” has won a …

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Bringing it all back home: Senior Alexis Richens’ passion for raising the dance bar rewarded with $15,000 scholarship

Senior dance major Alexis Richens isn’t just looking to boost her own performance standards in the College of Fine Arts. She wants to inspire her fellow Bermudans back on the island to greater heights as well.

The 21-year-old, who is …

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Strongest incoming class in years will hone “intellectual self-reliance” at JU, freshmen told

When it comes to this year’s Matriculation, it’s not just the academic year and the incoming class that are new at Jacksonville University for 2014-15. So are many facilities. And laboratories, equipment and academic programs. And the Provost.

JUmatriculation2014Upper-classmates, alumni, …

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Jaguars Foundation $10,000 grant funds scholarships for Davis Aviation Center student veterans’ flight fees

A $10,000 grant award announced by the Jaguars Foundation furthers the Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center’s role as a premier flight-training program in the region by providing scholarships to eligible veterans seeking to obtain their initial pilot license. DSC_1179

The program …

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Marci Robles named Men’s Rowing head coach

In August, Jacksonville University made headlines when it named Marci Robles its new Men’s Rowing head coach. Robles comes to JU having spent the previous five years in Gonzaga and Georgetown.

“Marci Robles is a superstar among her peers,” said …

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