On Saturday, October 23, the annual TEDxJacksonville conference of ideas will feature Jacksonville University’s own Dr. LaTonya Summers, assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling in the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Summers’ TEDx talk, …Read More »
Aura Air Purification Pilot Program in Place for Fall Semester
This fall as students return to Jacksonville University, and some semblance of normal resumes, there will be a new addition to the incoming class. It may not be noticed at first. Designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, it could …Read More »
New video series offers glimpse of campus life amid pandemic
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 …Read More »
First-ever Student Health Center to open this fall
For the first time in school history, Jacksonville University will open a Student Health Center to serve the healthcare needs of our students.
“As we endure a global health emergency, now more than ever, we are keenly aware of the …Read More »
Exercise is Medicine recognizes University for efforts to create culture of wellness
Dr. Carena Winters, Dr. Kristin Alberts, Dr. Buffy Maetozo and Kinesiology master’s student Jackie Baldwin helped Jacksonville University again earn gold level designation from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine® On Campus (EIM-OC) program for their …Read More »
Six simple ways to stay active while still social distancing
One of the unintended consequences of social distancing is how it limits opportunities for everyday physical activity.
You’re no longer walking from a parking spot to your office or classroom, to lunch or to a meeting. You’re not taking regular …Read More »
Six Time Management Tips for Freshmen
Often, we keep piling small tasks on our schedules until items start tumbling off unfinished by their deadline.
Before you know it, you bail on your day at noon, head to your room, transform into a human burrito and binge …Read More »
Florida’s DEP Recognizes JU for Stellar Environmental Stewardship
By Sheri Webber
The Northeast District of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (Northeast District) recognized Jacksonville University (JU) on April 12, 2019, for exemplary commitment to environmental awareness and protection. Among the accolades JU received, the Northeast District cited the …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: Are you sure it’s a migraine?
By Kathleen Kavanagh DMH, MSN Ed, RN
Have you or a loved one ever experienced a painful migraine headache that became more frequent and chronic?
Some causes of migraines include a family tendency or genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, weather related …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: Reef-building in the St. Johns River
By Dr. A. Quinton White
The St. Johns River is a fascinating ecological feature of Florida. It is critical to the very fabric of Jacksonville.
I often sit in amazement while observing the impact of the river on our lives, …Read More »