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Exploring the Dark Days of Lynching in Duval County

While Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, it is also a time to recognize the fortitude and perseverance this community has displayed in the face of adversity. Jim Crow laws, segregation and enslavement are just a few of …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Black History Month

From discussion panels to movie nights, Jacksonville University is celebrating Black History Month 2021 with a schedule of events that highlights the unique issues, accomplishments and perseverance of the African American community in America. The University’s Special Task Force on …

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Opinion: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Dr. Matt Corrigan is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

By Dr. Matthew Corrigan, Dean of JU’s College of Arts & Sciences

As published in the Florida Times-Union opinion section Your Turn

Many concerns have been raised that the 2020 presidential election will produce chaos and possibly violence if …

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New video series offers glimpse of campus life amid pandemic

New video series shows what campus life is like.

This fall there’s considerably more anxiety for college students and their families, as universities all over the country work to maintain a safe living and learning environment on their campuses. 

To help ease some of that stress, Jacksonville University leaders …

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NROTC program succeeds in attracting elite students

When the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program welcomes its 50th anniversary class this fall, an impressive 30 of its 43 members will be National Scholarship recipients. 

Given that Jacksonville University competes for NROTC students with at …

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