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Child auditions to be held Jan. 26 for JU production of “Street Scene”

JU Assistant Professor of Voice Kimberly Beasley (Director of Little Women, Fall 2011) is holding auditions for children for the Spring 2013 production Street Scene: an American Opera by Kurt Weill. 

She needs three boys and four girls between the …

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Congratulations to January JU Employee of the Month Makhbulla Amirova

Congratulations to JU Employee of the Month Makhbulla Amirova, a JU Physical Plant housekeeper at Wilma’s Little People School.

Amirova was serenaded Tuesday, Jan. 21, by a group of children from Wilma’s Little People School (WLPS) with the song “Skidamarink” …

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JU Public Policy Institute director discusses uncertainties of Affordable Care Act in Times-Union

Rick Mullaney, founding director of the JU Public Policy Institute

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute founding director, discusses the complex Affordable Care Act in a Jan. 21 Florida Times-Union article.

Also known as “Obamacare,” the new law is …

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JU’s Champs of Chopsticks and Chicken Consumption!

Sodexo not only offered a variety of culinary delights at its Asian Street Market on Friday, Jan. 18, at Jacksonville University’s Riverview Cafe, it served up some fun and games, too.

First, contestants raced the clock to determine who was …

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JU professor discusses FAA ‘distracted flying’ proposal

JU Assistant Professor of Aeronautics Wayne Ziskal says that he and his colleagues continually stress to their students that flying planes — like driving cars — requires being “engaged mentally.”

“We say in flying, don’t let the airplane go where …

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Dwindling helium supply more than hot air, JU professor tells Florida Times-Union

Helium is in short supply — so much so that prices for the gas have skyrocketed — despite helium being the second-most abundant element in the universe. Who knew?

Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Christopher Potratz, for one.…

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