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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching

Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.

Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …

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JU playing pivotal role in Renew Arlington initiative

Building on major new investments by Jacksonville University, Mayor Alvin Brown was joined Wednesday, Feb. 11, by City Council members and JU President Tim Cost to announce that the City’s Renew Jax initiative will expand to the Arlington area. Launched …

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Mitt Romney to deliver Spring Commencement keynote address

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25, the University announced.

Romney joins a long list of distinguished speakers at …

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NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell to discuss climate change

What: “Unconventional Solutions to Climate Change” — In an event free to the public, Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss sea level rise and climate change, including the potentially devastating impacts on coastal communities such as …

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Live fully by being positive – and steering clear of pessimists, Florida Board of Education Chair Gary Chartrand tells JU graduates

The best way to live a rewarding life, one in which you develop confidence in yourself, resolve to take action and then make some waves along the way, can be summed up in one word: optimism.

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New student residence halls underway at campus’ north end signal University’s forward push

Rimrock Devlin Development has started construction on Jacksonville University’s new Dolphin Residence Hall, and has released the first full-color renderings, site plan and interior designs to students and the public.

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Economics, race and family intertwine in youth crime issue, top experts note at JU PPI Juvenile Justice Forum

Socioeconomics, family dynamics, race and legal maneuvering were all on the table Thursday, Nov. 20, as some of the top – and most topical – names in the regional legal system gathered for a spirited Juvenile Justice Forum hosted by …

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