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RIVER LIFE: When River Health Links to the Ocean

By Dr. A. Quinton White

Charismatic megafauna is a term we use for those large animals that people find fascinating. Manatees, dolphins, and whales come to mind. These often huge creatures can cause a sense of wonder when we see …

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Remembering Beloved Professor of Biology Dr. Ted T. Allen

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dr. Ted Tipton Allen passed away peacefully on Mon., Sept. 3, after a short but hard-fought illness. A 47-year veteran of Jacksonville University (JU), Dr. Allen is fondly remembered.

Born March 22, 1932, in McKenzie, Tennessee, …

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Dr. Quinton White to Fall 2016 graduates: embrace life-changing events, be thankful for those who helped shape them

Life-changing experiences almost always occur without warning but often arise because of decisions we’ve made earlier, so take them as the gifts they are – and appreciate the people who helped make them possible.

That was part of the wisdom …

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“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida” to deliver keynote at Commencement Dec. 17

“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida,” JU Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 400 graduating students as JU celebrates its Fall Commencement this Saturday, Dec. 17, under the oak canopy of …

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RIVER LIFE: Who knew? Hurricanes can be beneficial

Since we just experienced a hurricane that left a lasting impression on the area with significant damage and economic impact, it may seem strange to devote a column to the beneficial effects of hurricanes.

But it is important to keep …

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