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Path to better patient safety leads through new Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University

The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …

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‘I felt the children were like dry soil, looking for a drop of water’ – Dr. Sawsan Tabbaa helps children including Syrian refugees in Florida’s largest ‘Give Kids A Smile’ effort

Dr. Sawsan Tabbaa will never forget a child named Ahmad.

The JU School of Orthodontics Clinical Associate Professor was handing out free Give Kids A Smile dental kits containing toothpaste, toothbrushes and instruction cards to 300 Syrian refugee children at …

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Jacksonville University again selected to host NCAA Tournament

In collaboration with the JAXSPORTS Council, March Madness returns to Veterans Memorial Arena in 2019, and Jacksonville University will serve as host for first and second round action.

The city’s fourth stint as an NCAA Tournament site has captured events

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‘Flexing our considerable muscle’: JU gives Arlington its all with its most impressive Charter Day of Service to date

On “the most important, exhilarating and vibrant single day of community service in its history,” as JU President Tim Cost put it, the diverse family that is Jacksonville University put the surrounding Arlington area in its embrace as never before …

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Charter Week 2017 celebrates JU campus and community April 3-8 with acts of service, ArtWalk, TedX Salon, concert and festivities

Charter Week 2017 (#JUCharterWeek) recognizing the University’s 1934 origins features dozens of events over the coming week of April 3-8, including a food drive and distribution, Day of Service, hip-hop concert for the JU community, a first-ever JU ArtWalk, a …

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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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Unique JU-Dolphin Pointe Landing collaboration signals first step in multi-faceted healthcare sciences education for First Coast

Students helping and learning from older individuals in a healthcare setting, and vice versa, as they both  move through crucial phases of their lives. It’s a vision coming to reality through Dolphin Pointe Landing, a skilled nursing facility opening …

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JU reaches out to help Arlington students learn about college — and life

College students can do wonders for a youth with a half-semester of mentoring – or even a half-day.

The results of both approaches were on display on the same day recently as Jacksonville University students connected with youths from Arlington …

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