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Jacksonville University Launches College of Law at its Downtown Location

Jacksonville University, northeast Florida’s preeminent private university, announced plans today to establish a College of Law in downtown Jacksonville, supported by private funding and a $5 million commitment of public investment from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry.

As the state’s first …

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Renowned oceanographer helps JU student solve years-long search for grandfather

It’s not every day that Jacksonville University is able to help solve a decades-old mystery that unfolded thousands of feet below the sea, but Jacksonville University graduate student Mackenzie Horton has been hard at work uncovering the fate of the …

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Jacksonville University to offer Practical Nurse (PN) certification

In an effort to meet the growing need for nursing staff in local healthcare systems, Jacksonville University announced it is adding another pathway into the nursing profession with its one-year Practical Nurse program, offered in partnership with Baptist Health and …

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Students share their influential figures from Black history

Ever since February 1969, the United States has celebrated Black History Month to commemorate the triumphs and hardships of Black Americans throughout time. It is a time of reflection, learning and honoring individuals—and events—that often get left out of discussions …

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Adding up the issues: PPI students draft economic policy in Florida

Florida’s different, we all know that.

In fact, that might be our only consensus. Being America’s perennial swing-state means that we’re rooted in political discourse. We’re an involved people, with many perceptions about current issues, and how to solve them. …

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Black History Month: How the Black community can maintain mental health in a pandemic

Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Dr. Michelle Mitchell will speak Feb. 22 as part of Jacksonville University’s Black History Month’s “Diversity & Discussion” speaker series. 

Her speech titled “Losing it! Mental Health and Pandemic Related Stress Among the

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Deep Dive: Employee needs are changing and organizations must follow

In the midst of what some have coined “the great resignation,” companies are rushing to offer benefits that match the needs and desires of this new, empowered workforce—a workforce where a significant number are willing to resign without an alternative …

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Jacksonville University to launch Florida’s first Certificate in Comprehensive Oral Implantology with M.S. in Dentistry

In response to the evolving needs of patients, Jacksonville University today announced a three-year Master of Science in Dentistry and Certificate in Comprehensive Oral Implantology, supported by the Comprehensive Oral Implantology Residency Foundation (COIRF) and using the American Academy …

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Turbo roundabout enhances the University’s front door, surrounding Arlington neighborhood

The newly-completed turbo roundabout that loops drivers into the Jacksonville University campus from Merrill Road and University Boulevard isn’t just a “game changer” for JU, but for the entire Arlington community.

President Tim Cost said the roundabout enhances the front …

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