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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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JU in Italy: Welcome to Sant’Anna

By Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Spanning three centuries, the Sant’Anna Institute has stood as a source of learning, light, and leadership for the Sorrento community in the Campagna region of southern Italy. Located high above the Bay of Naples, jetting out …

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JAGS Favorite, JAX Native, JU Legacy Alum

By Sheri Webber

Alexander “Alec” Hadden graduated from Jacksonville University (JU) in 2014, with his BFA in Musical Theatre. On Sept. 16, he wowed a packed stadium where more than 68,500 fans anticipated the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off with the …

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University Celebrates $6 Million Unrestricted Gift: The Swisher Legacy Lives On

By Sheri Webber

Jacksonville University (JU) is pleased to announce receipt of a $6 million unrestricted gift from The Carl S. Swisher Foundation.

“At this time of exciting progress at our University, we are extremely grateful to receive this transformational …

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Eppley Foundation Awards JU Professor Funding for Plant-Based Electronics Research

By Sheri Webber

On June 21, The Eppley Foundation for Research awarded Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Ramesh Adhikari $24,850 in grant funding to conduct and oversee undergraduate research on the development of plant-based electronics.

The Foundation …

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Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship

By Sheri Webber

Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh received a $10,000 scholarship, a grant gifted by Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic and presented during a celebratory dinner at the …

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trees4ever: Jacksonville University June 4 Week-long Campus Tree Planting

1971 TBT vs. 2013 version of tree in roundabout

By Sheri Webber

“Sustainability is a nice, big umbrella, from energy efficiency and water conservation, to transportation, dining services, grounds, recharging stations, waste and recycling. It’s a little bit of everything, and it’s all about improving the student experience,” says …

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