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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Ngog Nliba Nguimbous

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

By Carley Stickney

Ngog Nliba Nguimbous, a senior aviation major at Jacksonville University (JU), has had a fascination with airplanes for as

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and project collaborations that …

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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Jarrett Cacopardo

By Carley Stickney (’20)
Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

Jarrett Cacopardo, a freshman at Jacksonville University, has been volunteering since he was 13-years old. In his …

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JU Women Aviators’ Early Celebration of National Aviation Day

The 2018 42nd Annual Air Race Classic, today’s descendant of the Powder Puff Derby, has been a Jacksonville University (JU) tradition since 2010.

The 2,400-mile transcontinental competition has roots to the 1929 Women’s Air Derby. Open to all women with …

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Flight Team lands prestigious “Spirit of Excellence Award” at regional Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference

The Flight Team is back from Auburn, Ala., after going head-to-head with some of the nation’s top flight programs in the Region IX National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).

Competing schools this year included Auburn …

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Barrera, Tuohy, Grey honored as 2017 JU Distinguished Alumni

Standouts in aviation, military and entrepreneurial endeavors are recipients of this year’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni awards for 2017.

Honored at halftime of this year’s Homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni of Excellence Class of 2017” was Kelly Barrera ’86, while …

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EPIC’s ‘Collaborate JU’ harnesses interdisciplinary learning to prepare students for real world

Getting a taste of real-world work experiences is at the heart of Collaborate JU, a program developed through JU’s Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurism​​, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program. Students and professors from multiple disciplines are joining forces with …

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Faculty and student research using drones to study oyster beds gets off the ground at crowdfunder Experiment.com

With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones …

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