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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.

JUStudentHousing1Dolphin Residence Hall, which will be on land immediately adjacent …

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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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PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi honored with first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award

PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi received the inaugural Jacksonville University Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13, recognizing one of the world’s most powerful business leaders for her commitment to bettering society and improving the planet.

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Pioneering PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi to accept first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13

Jacksonville University will award its inaugural Presidential Global Citizen Award to PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi, one of the world’s most influential business leaders and a champion of critical societal issues such as sustainable commerce efforts, …

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JU Public Policy Institute hosts major Education Policy Conference Nov. 12

Some of Florida’s most prominent education policy leaders will address significant education policy issues, including Florida standards, accountability, school choice and private sector funding initiatives, at a Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute Education Policy Conference, “Shaping Florida’s Future,” from 8:30 …

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