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Florida Sen. Aaron Bean ’89 to be awarded honorary doctorate, deliver keynote address at Commencement April 29

Florida Sen. Aaron Bean, a 1989 graduate of Jacksonville University, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 900 graduating students as JU celebrates its Spring Commencement Saturday, April 29, under the oak canopy of its Science Green.

Sen. Bean was first …

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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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Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert ups JU’s influence with appointment to NCAA Division I Council

The University’s voice on issues surrounding student athletes across the nation has doubled with the announcement that Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert is the newest member of the NCAA Division I Council. The council reports directly to the NCAA Division I …

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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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Nursing’s Dr. Carla Fry walks on “hallowed grounds” with towering achievement of a Fulbright Scholarship

Dr. Carla Fry, Undergraduate Director of the Nathan M. Bisk Center for Online Learning and Director for the Keigwin School of Nursing’s RN-BSN Program at Jacksonville University, has been awarded a prestigious 2017-18 Fulbright Scholarship to teach and conduct research …

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Coping with moral injury: The signature wound of a generation of veterans

For veterans, moral injury – described as a deep sense of transgression and feelings of shame, grief and meaninglessness from a violation of core moral beliefs – is a topic not easily addressed.

However, on April 6, this signature wound …

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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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Junior McKenzie Bolin, Assistant Dean of Students DaVina Hamilton, Executive Secretary Dolores Starr honored at Women’s History Month celebration

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Jacksonville University recently named its Student of the Year and Woman of the Year, while also bestowing a special Decades of Dedication Award.

With hundreds in attendance at Terry Concert Hall, President Tim Cost …

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Exploring the history of Fort Caroline highlights specially commissioned work for JU Wind Ensemble concert April 9

A specially commissioned work based on the history of nearby Fort Caroline highlights an upcoming free concert for the public by the JU Wind Ensemble at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 9, in newly renovated Terry Concert Hall.

The program, titled …

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