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University’s new Data Science minor prepares students for tomorrow

Data Science illustration

Jacksonville University works hard to prepare its students for jobs that don’t yet exist. That means creating courses and programs that cross disciplines and add value to any career.

The University’s Data Science minor, which launches this fall, lands directly …

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River Life: A history of predicting hurricanes

Hurricane Dorian

The impact of hurricanes to the coastal Southeastern United States is huge, especially to Florida and locally to the St. Johns River.

Hurricane season officially started Monday. But we have already had two named storms, with Bertha striking South Carolina …

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River Life: What lies beneath the surface of the sand

Last month River Life took a virtual walk on the beach. Beaches were closed and no one could take a stroll or run along the shoreline. Thankfully that has changed.

Beaches have reopened for recreation, welcome news to those who …

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Junior physics major in NROTC chosen for submarine program

Vanessa Rodriguez in uniform

Since she was young, junior physics major Vanessa Rodriguez has wanted to join the US Navy. Her father served in the Navy for 23 years. That’s why Vanessa developed a fascination with ships.

Last year, the Naval Reserve Officer Training …

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Double major Francis Alip named Student of the Year

COAS Student Awards

The Jacksonville University College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) has named double major Francis Alip its Student of the Year.

Francis Alip

“Francis has an impressive record of both University and community service along with his academic accomplishments,” says COAS Dean Matthew …

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Made In Space manufacturing aims to improve peoples’ lives

Justin Kugler SELS

A Jacksonville-based technology company executive says his firm’s mission is to put space to work for everyone.

“We’re aimed at making tangible products that make peoples’ lives better,” Made In Space Vice President of Advanced Programs and Concepts Justin Kugler …

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River Life: Natural rhythms control the cadence of existence

Rhythm of river life

We live in a rhythmic world and hardly realize it. Usually when we think of rhythm, we think of music and the beat of the drums and bass as they set the tempo for the melody. But nature has its …

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