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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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Fit Life: Plogging, the Fitness Craze That Gets You + JU in Shape

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Originating in Sweden in 2016, and now a global fitness trend, plogging is one part “jogging” and one part garbage “picking.” It comes with all the health benefits of jogging while at the same time cleaning …

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Count the Brave: Student Veteran Reflects on Sorrento Study Abroad

“March along, sing our song, with the Army of the free,
Count the brave, count the true, who have fought to victory,
We’re the Army and proud of our name…” ~ from U.S. Army Anthem “The Army Goes Rolling Along”

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Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship

By Sheri Webber

Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh received a $10,000 scholarship, a grant gifted by Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic and presented during a celebratory dinner at the …

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JU’s Home for Public Policy to Host Key Debates

By Sheri Webber

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (Institute) and WJXT Channel 4 announced last week a televised debate and town hall in the Florida gubernatorial primary races, to be co-hosted at Jacksonville University (JU) in early August.

“The …

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Catching Up with JU Alum & Former SOH Will Weatherford ’02

By Sheri Webber

Will Weatherford, 2002 Davis College of Business graduate and 2015 Jacksonville University Distinguished Alumni, is a JU stand-out and the namesake of Weatherford Hall at the Village Apartments on campus–a fitting tribute to someone who daily works …

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JU Hosts JBJ Building on Veterans Panel

By Sheri Webber

Thursday, May 31, Jacksonville University hosted the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ) 2018 Building on Veterans Panel Discussion in the Davis College of Business, with attendees from Jacksonville’s business and nonprofit sector, as well as JU students, faculty, …

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Trident Tribute: Saying Farewell to Former JU Assistant Dean of Women & Financial Aid Director Major Helen Glenn

By Sheri Webber

At the age of 99, Atlanta-born Major Helen I. Glenn passed from this life, leaving behind an incredible legacy which includes her time as Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Dean of Women and later as Director of Financial …

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trees4ever: Jacksonville University June 4 Week-long Campus Tree Planting

1971 TBT vs. 2013 version of tree in roundabout

By Sheri Webber

“Sustainability is a nice, big umbrella, from energy efficiency and water conservation, to transportation, dining services, grounds, recharging stations, waste and recycling. It’s a little bit of everything, and it’s all about improving the student experience,” says …

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