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River Life: St. Johns River Is Key Hatchery for Shrimp

By Dr. A. Quinton White

One of the joys of living in northeast Florida is the ability to eat fresh Mayport shrimp. I was reminded of just how delicious they are earlier this week.

We took our Marine Science Summer …

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Raised expectations are raising the game of JU

The lawns keep getting greener and fuller. The dolphin statues are iconic. Corporate partners are paying for upgrades to academic and athletic programs. There are new residence halls, and new funding for key programs in the health sciences, marine sciences, …

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The fertile power of STEM at JU attracts youthful attention

The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.

Those were just …

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RIVER LIFE: The littlest denizens of the river are so intriguing

Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.

The life

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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RIVER LIFE: Rediscovering the St. Johns through young people’s eyes

We often hear people complaining about the “younger generation.” They are often portrayed as aimless, self-centered and too connected to their electronic devices to pay attention to what is happening right in front of them.

This week we wrapped up

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