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School of Applied Health Sciences’ pioneering program to address region’s mental health specialist shortage off to booming start

A leading-edge effort by the School of Applied Health Sciences to boost the number of mental health and substance abuse paraprofessionals in the region is off to a strong start, with projections for nearly 60 people to complete free Enhanced

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Empowerment a key pillar of JU membership in American Association of University Women

With a goal of empowering students by offering key assistance in everything from scholarships to networking opportunities to salary negotiation help, the University has become a partner member of the American Association of University Women.

The influential, 170,000-member organization works …

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Robotics and STEM education get a boost on the First Coast with JU/Renaissance Jax partnership

Renaissance Jax is helping lead the way in inspiring more Northeast Florida students to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and now its impact will be felt even further with Jacksonville University as its Official Education Partner.…

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Music major DeAndre Lettsome’s winning sound earns him a coveted spot in the acclaimed ‘Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead’ residency

Saxophonist DeAndre Lettsome is on his way to blowing right by his teacher, and Director of Jazz Studies John Ricci couldn’t be more thrilled.

Lettsome starts one of the world’s most venerated residencies for emerging jazz artists on Monday. The …

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Davis College of Business forges coveted partnership with Japan’s acclaimed Waseda University School of Commerce

The Davis College of Business is only the second U.S. institution to partner in an exchange agreement with the prestigious School of Commerce at Tokyo’s Waseda University, with plans to send undergraduates to the top-ranked private school next spring, and …

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To colonize, you must collaborate; JU professors discuss final frontiers at 7th annual panel

Dr. Emre Selvi shows almost manic enthusiasm at the prospect of colonizing another planet. At the Jacksonville University College of Arts and Sciences 7th annual Cross Disciplinary Panel Discussion, “The Final Frontier: Exploration and Colonization,” he explained that the technology …

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FIT LIFE: Warmer weather leaves no excuse not to get out and get fit

It’s not too late to get healthier in 2017 – even if we’re long past the season of resolution-making and folks have moved on to other priorities. But with eight out of 10 American adults not meeting physical activity guidelines, …

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Therapy the Irish way is on the Spring Break Study Abroad itinerary for School of Applied Health Sciences students

When students in the School of Applied Health Sciences travel to Ireland this Spring Break, they won’t just be communing with nature at the Cliffs of Moher or hiking the Wicklow Mountains, they’ll be hitting the road (on the left …

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Uptick in international students and researchers predicted as campus receives official U.S. Exchange Visitor designation

Jacksonville University is now among a handful of private colleges in Florida to receive official U.S. State Department designation as an Exchange Visitor sponsor.

The approval means that more international short-term students, researchers and professors, including Fulbright Scholars, will be …

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