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JU professor tackles mental health in TEDx talk

Dr. LaTonya Summers

On Saturday, October 23, the annual TEDxJacksonville conference of ideas will feature Jacksonville University’s own Dr. LaTonya Summers, assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling in the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Summers’ TEDx talk, …

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JU honors deep-sea geographer with Marine Science Pioneer Award

The Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute recognizes Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright as the 2021 Marine Science Pioneer awardee.

Each year the Institute selects a forerunner in the field of marine science whose research and dedication to life-learning has …

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2021 St. Johns River Report: tracking trends that threaten aquatic life

A Florida Manatee

One step forward. Two steps back. 

The 2021 St. Johns River Report, developed by a team of researchers from Jacksonville University and several other universities, offers signs of positive progress regarding the health of the river, while some concerning trends …

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JU Expands Partnership with Brooks Rehabilitation

Continuing its commitment to educating and training skilled healthcare workers to meet rising demand for quality clinical services in Northeast Florida and beyond, Jacksonville University (JU) announced the expansion of its relationship with longstanding partner Brooks Rehabilitation. A $1.5 million …

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Jacksonville University Launches Master of Respiratory Care in Response to Growing Pandemic-related Demand

JU partners with Chicago’s award-winning Rush University to develop the only respiratory care master’s program in the state of Florida.

In response to growing national workforce demand accelerated by the pandemic, Jacksonville University (Jacksonville, Fla.) is launching a master’s program …

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A Birthday Surprise for Chairman of the Board Jamie Shelton

Jordan Mincy (left), Jamie Shelton (middle), Alex Ricker-Gilbert (right)

Jamie Shelton had no idea what was in store for him on his birthday this year. Based on previous birthdays the Jacksonville University trustee and chairman of the board could have easily anticipated a few presents, perhaps a fun evening …

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Speech-Language Pathology: A Program on the Rise

Speech-language pathology students visit Landon Middle School (pre-COVID) in Duval County, Fla.

A king who stammers? That simply can’t be. How can he possibly be taken seriously? How can he lead?

These were the sentiments at the time of King George VI as portrayed in “The Kings Speech.” It took the dedication …

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