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Meet JU’s New Head of STEAM Initiatives: Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

For decades, we have heard about the importance of STEM education in the U.S. — to the point where it has become ubiquitous. In the race to compete globally, as other countries continue to churn out coders, doctors, engineers and …

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River Life: The Mystery of Beached Whales

The recent stranding of pilot whales on St. Simons Island has once again raised the question of “why?” We wish we had an answer but we don’t. Scientists have spent decades studying whale and dolphins beaching themselves. Even with all …

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RCAS Program Funds Innovative Student Research

By Carley Stickney

The inaugural 2018-2019 Student Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship (RCAS) program is a grant opportunity offered internally by the Jacksonville University (JU) Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) made possible by a grant from the Arthur …

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Collaborate JU Provides Platform for $25,000 in Research Grants

The logo for the Florida EPIC Program at Jacksonville University

By Sheri Webber

More than $25,000 was recently awarded to three interdisciplinary teams at Jacksonville University (JU) through Collaborate JU. This internal grant opportunity was offered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). A component of the Florida …

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RIVER LIFE: Marine Species Superlatives

By Dr. A. Quinton White

On occasions, I am asked to identify my favorite animal. This question usually comes up when I am talking to a group of elementary students and they get into what I term the superlative questions:…

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Double Lives: 6 Professors Making a Difference On & Off Campus

By Carley Stickney

Professors at Jacksonville University (JU) are using their time away from the classroom to fight for improved educational opportunities, impact the community and world around them, and continue their own education. Meet six JU professors that, not

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Q&A with Dr. Andy, JU’s “The Science of…” Guy

WAVE magazine recently sat down with Anthony “Andy” Ouellette, Ph.D., the number one brand ambassador for Jacksonville University’s “The Science of…” (TSO) science-based video series. From the Jacksonville Zoo to the bottom of the St. Johns River, this innovative series

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