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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 Logo

Originally observed as a week-long celebration of the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, Hispanic Heritage Month was extended from September 15 to October 15 by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Today, this month-long tribute is a time …

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Twenty Years Later: Dolphin Heroes Reflect on 9/11

There once was a time when airline passengers could board their flights without first removing their shoes, and carry-on liquids were not limited to 3.4 ounces, and families could wait at the gate for loved ones to depart and to …

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Remembering 9/11: President Cost Looks Back

By all accounts, it was a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the air crisp, as Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, then an executive at Bristol Myers Squibb, finished a two-and-a-half-hour commute from Philadelphia to New York City. He took …

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River Life: Climate Change is Real

Climate change is real. The impact is becoming more and more evident as time goes on. The impact to the St. Johns River is of great concern to a number of people. It is a shame that our political leaders …

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Connectivity and Cohesion Missing from Virtual Work Environment

People interacting in an office work environment with COVID protections

As we are keenly aware, there is one big drawback from working in close proximity with other humans: increased transmissibility of viruses and disease. However, as the workplace has shifted to flex and virtual work, consideration should also be given to …

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Vaccinations and Mythbusters

A nurse takes a woman's temperature

Since the onset of the pandemic, Jacksonville University has remained committed to the health and safety of its students, faculty, and staff. Along with the rest of the world, the University has incorporated numerous COVID-related mitigation efforts.

Many classes are …

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Aura Air Purification Pilot Program in Place for Fall Semester

Photo of Aura Air Filter on a Wall in a classroom on campus

This fall as students return to Jacksonville University, and some semblance of normal resumes, there will be a new addition to the incoming class. It may not be noticed at first. Designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, it could …

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