More peer recovery specialists will be available for underserved areas as JU’s School of Applied Health Sciences and Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies enhance a pioneering training program with a major $447,150 subcontract awarded through a federal grant …Read More »
A major seminar at Jacksonville University Nov. 14 will gather the region’s top substance abuse experts to describe outreach, prevention and treatment for those affected by the cascading U.S. drug epidemic, including U.S. veterans.
The 3½-hour event is supported by …Read More »
Escalation Workshop joins JU student facilitators with community to shed light on relationship abuse
Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students Africa Pino and Cindy Williams, along with junior biology major Kasey Williams, recently took time to facilitate an Escalation Workshop in downtown Jacksonville at the community group Fresh Futures.
About 60 high school students …Read More »
Students from all over the Jacksonville area can enter, and last year, JU students won first and second prize. They are again hoping to …Read More »
In the business world, the ability to get people to allot more time to what you’re communicating or marketing has become something of a currency.
How companies and individuals can be taught to organize their verbiage so they counter what …Read More »
As has been pointed out several times in this column, the St. Johns River is a unique river in the way it behaves and in its ecology. The fact that it is so flat, with only about a 30-foot fall …Read More »
In a timely lecture, celebrated historian, activist and Latin America specialist Aviva Chomsky will give a talk on immigration issues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Gooding Auditorium.
Chomsky, professor of history and coordinator of Latin American studies at …Read More »
Jacksonville native Travis Tygart, who helped lead the doping probe of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong and is regarded as one of the most powerful figures in sports, will speak on “The Business of Sports” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, …Read More »
No. 1, it’s swirling with heavy topics. No. 2, it’s flush with great humor.
It’s “Urinetown: The Musical,” the Tony Award-winning production being presented Oct. 26-29 in Swisher Theater by the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts.Read More »
“The Ghost of JU” is the topic of the English Department’s first “Write-a-Thon,” a frighteningly long student fundraiser starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Council building’s outdoor courtyard and not stopping until well after dark at 9 …Read More »