Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will again co-host hour-long debates between the candidates for Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff, including the final debate before the May 19 election in the hotly …Read More »
From the Magazine
Gov. Mitt Romney to Spring 2015 graduates: Engage, contribute … “Get a life!”
There’s never been a more important time to give back to your country, your community and your loved ones, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday, and that means you’d better engage in the world around you …Read More »
Hundreds to help Arlington on Charter Day of Service April 16
Jacksonville University, already helping lead an effort with the city to improve its surrounding community with the Renew Arlington project, will hold a major Charter Day of Service (#JUGives) April 16 in recognition of its 81st anniversary, with more …Read More »
JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students
Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.Read More »
JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching
Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.
Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …Read More »
Zoo’s leopard exhibit gets a lift from JU students
Jacksonville University students represented the University on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 by partnering with the Jacksonville Zoo and assisting in the leopard exhibit with zoo staff.
Constructing new terrain and updating the structure was the main goal of …Read More »
New Fine Arts Dean, Chief Financial Officer and Career Development Director named
Jacksonville University has named Dr. Henry Rinne as College of Fine Arts Dean, effective March 1; David Healy as Chief Financial Officer, effective Feb. 4; and Toni Higgs as Director of the Career Development Center, effective immediately.
“These are …Read More »
Serial entrepreneur: Alum makes a Spark overseas
Travis Todd likes stirring things up.
A look at the 2004 Graphic Design alumnus’ LinkedIn page offers a summary oozing vision and ambition: “Serial entrepreneur and innovative thinker who can participate in any business process from backend development to design …Read More »
Gateway to an Icy World: JU Researcher studies the Antarctic
John N. Heine recently had to bear 29-degree temperatures just to do his job. That may not sound too foreboding, but in this case, he was 100 feet underwater, beneath 10 feet of Antarctic ice, with only a dry suit …Read More »
New sports pavilion is a hit with softball team
Thanks to the generosity of Board Trustee and ASPIRE Committee Member Mark Frisch and wife Meredith Chartrand Frisch, JU’s softball team now trains in a new hitting and fielding pavilion. The 7,000 square foot training ground includes three retractable Burbank …Read More »