They came by the hundreds, from as far as London, to honor their mentor, muse and inspiration, and to celebrate the start of her 100th year. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community gathered on Sunday, May 22, in Swisher …Read More »
The number of manatees in local waters surged to the highest single-day counts since surveys by Jacksonville University researchers began more than two decades ago, rising 15 percent to 217 over the previous record of 189 in 2012.
However, researchers …Read More »
Jon Faudree is a man of his word — and his predictions.
Asked in 2012 what he planned to accomplish when he took the helm as the JU Varsity Sailing Team’s inaugural head coach, he had this to say:
“To …Read More »
Mayor Lenny Curry to graduates: No do-overs; only one chance to “get through this thing called life”
You only have one chance to “get through this thing called life,” so make it your own — and no one else’s, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday in delivering his first commencement keynote address.
Highlighting the …Read More »
The lawns keep getting greener and fuller. The dolphin statues are iconic. Corporate partners are paying for upgrades to academic and athletic programs. There are new residence halls, and new funding for key programs in the health sciences, marine sciences, …Read More »
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry will offer keynote remarks to a graduating class nearly 900 strong on Saturday, April 30, as JU celebrates its Spring 2016 Commencement underneath the oaks on its Science Green.
Mayor Curry took office July 1, 2015, …Read More »
UPDATED: Watch the full video of Doug Rand’s April 27 presentation at JU on “The State of Entrepreneurism in the United States” below:
Doug Rand, Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship at the White House Office of Science and Technology, will speak …Read More »