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Charter Day 2019 Breaks All-Time #JUGives Record

By Sheri Webber

Scores of students, faculty, staff, alumni, athletes, and prospective students invaded Jacksonville’s metroplex last Friday with helping hands and open hearts. They gave of themselves in dozens of projects to honor Jacksonville University’s Charter Day of Service

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The Why of JU’s Online MS Sport Management Program: Colleen’s Story

Employment in the sport management industry is expected to grow up to 13 percent by 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, faster than the average for other occupations. Colleen Cully of Parsons Xtreme Golf is a PXG …

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JU Alumni Lucas Meers Tackles Conservation at Home and Abroad

By Carley Stickney

Lucas Meers has been fascinated by nature since birth. Growing up with a forest in his backyard, Meers recalls constantly being outside catching frogs or lizards, tree climbing, and playing in the creek.

“I remember saving peanut …

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Four faculty members recognized with 2019 ‘Excellence Awards’ for their service, expertise

By Laura Phelps

Each year, Jacksonville University faculty members recognize peers who excel in four areas: community service; University service; scholarship and professional activities; and teaching. A selection committee chooses four faculty members who embody each category and announces the …

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On the Front Lines: JU Davis College of Business Tokyo-Waseda Experience

By Natasha Ubani

Minna-san Kon’nichiwa!

Last time I mentioned that cherry blossoms were already springing up around Tokyo. Since my last post, I have experienced a full cherry blossom season.

Cherry Blossoms, or Sakura in Japanese, are a national sensation. …

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Newly Elected to ASHA Advisory Council, JU’s Dr. Edge Lobbies on the Hill

By Sheri Webber

Federal funding for educating students with disabilities was introduced by lawmakers late last month. Thanks to the efforts of special education advocates, additional funding for children in need of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing therapy may soon become a …

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RIVER LIFE: Why Mudflats Are Critical to a Healthy Ecosystem

Growing up in the Tidewater region of southeastern Virginia near Norfolk, we used to play in what we called the “mudflats.” Later, in college and graduate school, I began to appreciate how important these areas were to the ecology of …

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