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Newly Elected to ASHA Advisory Council, JU’s Dr. Edge Lobbies on the Hill

By Sheri Webber

Federal funding for educating students with disabilities was introduced by lawmakers late last month. Thanks to the efforts of special education advocates, additional funding for children in need of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing therapy may soon become a …

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Announcing JU’s Women of the Year

Jacksonville University’s Women’s History Month committee, together with President and Mrs. Cost, hosted an evening to remember as three JU women accepted the distinction of Woman of the Year.

Throughout March, the University joined millions across the nation celebrating Women’s …

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RCAS Program Funds Three More Student-Led Projects

By Carley Stickney

Commencement isn’t the only event on the minds of Jacksonville University students this spring. Parasites, sharks, bacteria, DNA, pathogens, migratory patterns–these topics are in the forefront of some of JU’s brightest minds. Meet Jarvis, Katrin, and Andrew, …

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Jacksonville University Respected Conductor & Educator Named Dean of the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts

By Laura Phelps

Continuing its commitment to elevating the standards of collegiate fine arts education, Jacksonville University, a premier private institution located in northeast Florida, has named Dr. Tim Snyder, a distinguished choral conductor, music educator and researcher, Dean of …

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Amazon VIP April Lane Headlines JU 2019 Global Conference on Advances in Management

By Sheri Webber

The Jacksonville University Davis College of Business (DCOB) Second Global Conference on Advances in Management (GCAM) brought Amazon superstar April Lane to campus earlier this month.

Her keynote presentation began with a Jeff Bezos phrase: “Start with …

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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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JU Co-Hosts Jacksonville’s Only Station-Neutral Mayoral Debate Simulcast

By Sheri Webber

Four candidates in the Jacksonville race for mayor stepped onto the Terry Concert Hall stage Wednesday night and into the homes of Duval County residents for a live, hour-long debate broadcast. Jacksonville University (JU) was proud to …

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Expert Panel Explores Patient Safety Solutions for Victims of Human Trafficking at Annual QSEN Forum

By Sheri Webber

About one in four human trafficking survivors come into contact with a healthcare professional at some point. But some members of the medical community feel they lack the awareness, training, and collaborative network necessary to combat the …

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Year of the Woman Retrospective: Commemorating Visionary Women at JU

WAVE magazine reflects on members of the JU community who have demonstrated this year’s Women’s History Month national theme: “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.” These JU Dolphins dared to be bold, to lead, and to embrace the unexpected.

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