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Meet JU’s New Head of STEAM Initiatives: Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

For decades, we have heard about the importance of STEM education in the U.S. — to the point where it has become ubiquitous. In the race to compete globally, as other countries continue to churn out coders, doctors, engineers and …

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Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day at JU

What’s the significance of teaching a farmer in a remote region of Africa how to grow a better potato?

For Dr. Makaziwe Mandela — humanitarian, successful businesswoman, and daughter of the late South African President Nelson Mandela — it’s an …

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New Campus Store Opens in Welcome Center

The Jacksonville University campus bookstore has opened for business under the management of Barnes & Noble College, the University’s new business partner. In addition, Barnes & Noble College opened JAX Outfitters, a brand new spirit shop located in …

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JU Recognizes Dr. Makaziwe Mandela with 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award

Jacksonville University is known as a forum for vibrant conversations on significant social, political and business topics. In line with that vitally important role, JU will award its 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award to global human rights activist Dr. Makaziwe …

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Jacksonville University and Van Wagner Announce Multimedia Rights Partnership

Jacksonville University has agreed to a multi-year partnership naming Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment as the exclusive agent for campus-wide strategic business partnerships, athletic sponsorships and multimedia rights.

Van Wagner will work with JU leadership to explore opportunities that drive …

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New Healthcare Sciences Academic Center Taking Shape at North End of Campus

By Laura Phelps

A new three-story, 104,000-square-foot Healthcare Sciences Academic Center is quickly taking shape at the north end of the Jacksonville University campus, marking significant progress on a project that will make Dolphin history.

JU selected award-winning design and …

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A Picture of Visionary Leadership Through the Lens of the Presidency

Originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of WAVE Magazine. Re-posted in honor of Dr. Kinne’s 102nd birthday, May 23, 2019.
By Tim Cost ’81

We should all aspire to inspire the way Fran does, to live her legacy.

Dr. …

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Jacksonville University MBA Program Ranked Among Top International Schools

The Jacksonville University (JU) Davis College of Business is now recognized among the best international schools for its Master in Business Administration (MBA) Program. Already the premier business school in North Florida and South Georgia, the recent CEO Magazine rankings …

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Frisch Family Welcome Center Officially Opens a Gateway to Opportunity

By Laura Phelps

Four generations of the Frisch family gathered on a sunny April afternoon to mark an historic moment at Jacksonville University: the official opening of a new building that bears the Frisch name and stands as a shining …

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