Jacksonville University honored pioneering documentary filmmaker Ken Burns with its second Presidential Global Citizen Award on Tuesday, Feb. 9, recognizing a master storyteller whose profound achievement in creating powerful historical narratives has had a far-reaching effect on millions of viewers …Read More »
A group of Jacksonville University students have come to the aid of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Not for an emergency, but to help document JFRD’s largest and most visible annual event: the Sea of Blue Fallen Firefighter Memorial …Read More »
For years, scientists have lingered over a tantalizing menu of possible causes for coral reef decline, ranging from increased algae, more predators and disease to exacerbating factors like human-influenced poor water quality, higher sea surface temperatures and rising ocean acidity.…Read More »
The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.
Those were just …Read More »
Former Jacksonville University basketball great Rex Morgan, a two-year starter at guard who helped the Dolphins reach the 1970 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball national championship game, passed away early today in Jacksonville. Mr. Morgan, 67, died after a lengthy …Read More »
ASPIRE Campaign tops $100 million raised, announces $2.5 million from Bisk Family Foundation for online learning
Jacksonville University’s ASPIRE comprehensive campaign has reached a record-breaking $100 million raised toward programs and facilities for its students, including a $2.5 million donation this week from the Bisk Family Foundation, the largest single investment in dedicated online learning in …Read More »
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne to JU graduates: Achievements come from persistence, happiness from gratitude
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne, who at 98 knows a little bit about accomplishments and happiness, told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday that they can have them, too, if they just learn a little bit about persistence and gratitude.
“We always think …Read More »
JU legend Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne to set record with keynote to graduates at Fall 2015 Commencement Dec. 12
Jacksonville University will bestow degrees on nearly 400 students on Saturday, Dec. 12, one of the largest graduating classes ever for a Fall Commencement at the University.
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne, Past President and Chancellor Emerita of Jacksonville University, will …Read More »