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Only weeks old, the College of Health Sciences’ new simulation center earns a coveted regional designation

It’s a new sought-after regional designation, and only the Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR) Center in the College of Health Sciences has it for our area.

It is one of only four statewide hubs to be named a Regional …

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19-Time ‘Coach of the Year’ Grigg inks contract extension

The most successful track & field coach in Atlantic Sun history is sure to call Jacksonville University home for several more years as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Ron Grigg was signed to a five-year contract extension.

“I am …

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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded

As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.

“We kids would go down to the mudflats …

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National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields

A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.

The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …

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Women’s lacrosse Coach McCord extends contract

The foundation for future success in women’s lacrosse at Jacksonville University took a firm hold this week as Head Coach Mindy McCord signed a new five-year contract, extending through July 2019.

“I am thrilled to continue the good work that …

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Former Dolphin Daniel Murphy Selected for MLB All-Star Game July 15

Former Jacksonville University standout Daniel Murphy continues to represent the Dolphins at the highest level as the New York Met second baseman was selected to compete in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star game. Murphy will serve as a reserve …

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