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JU Senior Thesis Exhibition at Brest Museum kicks off March 28 with artists reception

The Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery

Jacksonville University




2013 Senior Thesis Exhibition

Artists Reception

5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 28



Katrina Burns

Adrian Connor

Ryan DiBenedetto

Joel Esposito

Kimberly Luray Fahey

Roy Matos

Samantha Blair …

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JU grad, Florida Speaker of House Will Weatherford profiled

Jacksonville University alumnus Will Weatherford, 33, is the subject of an in-depth profile in the Tampa Bay Times that details his rise from humble beginnings to speaker of the Florida House of Representatives — the youngest House speaker in America.

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JU artistic lighting leads to hot sales at Cummer Ball

Let’s just say JU students and faculty lit up the recent Cummer Ball in Riverside.

Artistic lighting made by members of the University’s Glass and Ceramics departments sold briskly March 16 as it was put on display at the glitzy …

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JU Dolphins win thriller after retiring jersey number of fallen teammate Corey Lovrich

An emotion-packed afternoon Saturday in which JU retired the number of one of its fallen lacrosse teammates ended with a dramatic second-half comeback win for the Dolphins over Siena.

A special half-time presentation featured various teammates and coaches honoring Corey …

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JU Trustee Robert Shircliff’s philanthropy highlighted on First Coast Connect and in Daily Record

Be sure to read about (and listen to) the incredible life story of JU Trustee and leading Jacksonville philanthropist Bob Shircliff, highlighted today on local airwaves and in print.

The Daily Record’s Managing Editor Karen Brune Mathis interviewed Shircliff for …

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JU Public Policy Institute’s Rick Mullaney weighs in on unions, FOP leaders’ arrests in First Coast News story

It is unclear how much the arrests of Jacksonville’s Fraternal Order of Police union’s top two leaders in a federal gambling probe will impact the organization, Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute Founding Director Rick Mullaney said in a March 14 …

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Interactive “Generations” mixes art forms to celebrate JU’s College of Fine Arts 50th anniversary

By Tina Kelso

JU Communications Sophomore

Ascending the elevator of a historic downtown Jacksonville skyscraper, those attending the recent JU College of Fine Arts collaborative production “Generations” were taken from reality into a carefully crafted narrative world.

Held March 6, …

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“Girl Matters” takes JU senior Chelsea Swilley from classroom theory to touching youths’ hearts

By Christina Kelso

JU Communications Sophomore

Through the eyes of a passerby, Chelsea Swilley is a student, seen each week traversing the walkways of the Jacksonville University campus.

To others, she is the bubbly president of Baptist Collegiate Ministries, member …

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