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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, …

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National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter Receives Founder’s List Award

By Carley Stickney

The Jacksonville University (JU) chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) recently received the prestigious Founder’s List award from the National Office, one of the highest awarded by the NSLS Pillar Program.

The NSLS,

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JU’s Partnership with Communities in Schools: Seven Years of Impact

By Carley Stickney

For more than seven years, the Media in Crime course offered at Jacksonville University (JU)  has partnered with Communities in Schools (CIS), an organization that works directly inside classrooms to empower students to succeed.

CIS has a

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Growing Student Inclusion Center & JU Community Celebrate Black History Month

By Sheri Webber

Patrice Abner arrived on campus as Director of Student Inclusion in July 2017. Today, the Jacksonville University (JU) Student Inclusion Center teems with guests, mostly students, and some visiting for the first time.

Abner’s experience in community

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Olympic Hopeful & JU Freshman Charlotte Rose Sails to Her Next Win

By Sheri Webber

Racing a sailboat is equal parts art – feeling the movement of the boat, sensing the optimal time to change course – and science, calculating ever-changing wind speeds and water currents.

Freshman kinesiology major Charlotte Rose is …

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HEALTHY LIFE: A Healthy Body Image Means Every Body Matters

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on patient cases handled by instructors, students, and

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Nine Years After His Death, King of Pop Impacts JU Vocalist

By Sheri Webber

It’s the summer of 1984. The crowds in Jacksonville totaled 45,000 during Michael Jackson’s Victory Tour. Jacksonville University (JU) freshman Cyriac Adjevi-Neglokpe missed that concert. He hadn’t been born yet.

Picture the moment. Thirty-four years ago. …

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