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Campus-Wide Improvements Signal Bigger, Bolder Things to Come

Campus-wide improvements signal bigger, bolder things to come

The renaissance at Jacksonville University is picking up the pace as unprecedented opportunities for growth come to fruition. What began as simple cosmetic improvements last year has opened the door for some …

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JU holds one of its largest Fall Commencement ceremonies

Jacksonville University bestowed degrees on nearly 400 graduates this past December in the first Fall Commencement presided over by JU President Tim Cost. Dr. Tracy Connors, a retired Navy captain who attended JU from 1957 to 1959 and holds a …

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JU announces Dr. Wenying Xu as new Provost/Chief Academic Officer

provostJacksonville University announces Dr. Wenying Xu as its new Provost/Chief Academic Officer, welcoming a consensus builder renowned for her innovation and inclusion to lead its academic efforts as it takes advantage of unprecedented opportunities for growth and improvement.

Dr. Xu …

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Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61

Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.

At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …

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Professors honored at Faculty Awards for Excellence event

Jacksonville University professors were recently recognized at the 56th annual Faculty Awards for Excellence.

Honored for 2014 were:

Brian Palmer, associate professor of dance — Professor of the Year. Palmer, who is also chair of theater and dance, has …

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JU Professor awarded Congressional Fellowship

Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.

Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative

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University earns 10-year reaccreditation

Jacksonville University has been re-accredited, in good standing, for the next decade by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, further solidifying its top-tier status among private Southeast universities.

ju-logo-wave-magazineThe rigorous assessment involved extensive work by administrative officers, faculty, students,

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