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MSRI students go knee-deep in St. Johns River research

With small artificial reefs in hand, Biology Professor Dr. Dan McCarthy and his students waded through the tall grassy banks and into the St. Johns River just outside the Marine Science Research Institute. 

As Dr. McCarthy supervised, marine science students …

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Dolphin Dash, JU annual giving challenge, starts Feb. 14

Last year, we set records. This year, we’re aiming to shatter them. From Feb. 14-18, Jacksonville University’s competitive giving challenge returns – Dolphin Dash.

Dolphin Dash allows donors to impact the areas of campus that have impacted them the …

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Q&A: Black Professionals panelists talk career advice, Black history

Several Black professionals at the top of their fields will speak with Jacksonville University students Feb. 2 as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration. Students will have the chance to listen to a panel discussion and ask their …

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Black History Month events begin on campus, virtually Feb. 1

This year’s Black History Month celebration at Jacksonville University focuses on celebrating Black culture, encouraging wellness and self-care and connecting with others on campus. 

Join the Student Inclusion Center as it hosts a series of nine events throughout the month …

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River Life: Polluted waters harming manatee populations across Florida

Our charismatic megafauna, the manatee, which is also the Florida state mammal, is in trouble, again. The manatee, or sea cow, is that large, so-ugly-it-is-cute, aquatic plant-eating, gentle giant that can weigh 1,000 pounds or more. Maintaining that size and …

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Basketball Performance Center unveiled to men’s and women’s teams

In a triumphant moment that was years in the making, Jacksonville University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams finally got their first look – and first shots – inside the just-completed Basketball Performance Center.

The facility, where both basketball teams will …

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Jacksonville University’s online programs rank amongst best in U.S.

Jacksonville University earned a spot on another U.S. News & World Report list, appearing this time in the 2022 Best Online Programs listings.

Programs in both the Davis College of Business and Keigwin School of Nursing were recognized on the …

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JU nursing students help educate hundreds at a Jacksonville high school

On the afternoon of Oct. 13, 2021, the manicured, lush grounds of the Bolles Upper School were inundated with 400 high school students. 

But this was no ordinary school day. 

Instead of traveling from one classroom to the next, these …

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Expanded Healthcare Simulation Center ready for more learners

What started as a 5,000-square-foot facility on Jacksonville University’s campus, the Healthcare Simulation Center is now more than six times the size and able to serve more students and health professionals than ever. 

The 2,569-square-foot event space in the Healthcare

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NROTC assistant marine officer instructor amongst the top in U.S.

Receiving the Southeast region’s USAA Assistant Marine Officer Instructor of the Year came as a surprise to Gunnery Sgt. Noe Ahumada-Barron, but not to those who work closely with him.

Six Assistant Marine Officer Instructors in the country are selected …

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