Jacksonville University Professor Dr. Brian Lane is the brain behind the popular YouTube channel Let’s Code Physics, which recently hurdled the 6,600-subscribers mark. Designed to help teach students to produce code to simulate physics experiments, the channel helps answer …Read More »
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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 …Read More »
Junior physics major in NROTC chosen for submarine program
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 …Read More »
Double major Francis Alip named Student of the Year
The Jacksonville University College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) has named double major Francis Alip its Student of the Year.
“Francis has an impressive record of both University and community service along with his academic accomplishments,” says COAS Dean Matthew …Read More »
River Life: Free-flowing Ocklawaha can improve St. Johns River water quality
The St. Johns River is an estuary. The classic definition of an estuary is a semi-enclosed body of water, open to the ocean but diluted with fresh water. The lower basin of the St. Johns River fits that description precisely. …Read More »
National Academies’ program officer sums the impact of math on public policy
Math might be everywhere, but how do you use it to make a difference?
That’s the question Dr. Tyler Kloefkorn tried to answer for students and faculty who attended the most recent Science and Engineering Lecture Series (SELS) event.
“It’s …Read More »
Made In Space manufacturing aims to improve peoples’ lives
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 …Read More »
River Life: Natural rhythms control the cadence of existence
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 …Read More »
University scientist, grad student join latest OCEARCH expedition
Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Biology/Marine Science Dr. Bryan Franks and graduate student Christina LoBuglio will join the crew for OCEARCH’s latest expedition off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina.
The M/V OCEARCH vessel will search the Northwest Atlantic …Read More »
River Life: A “hole” lot of interesting creatures
Boring is not a description normally associated with river or ocean life — at least not if the definition used means dull and uninteresting. But boring is the topic for this column — not in the unexciting way but in …Read More »