Former Jacksonville University infielder and New York Mets slugger Daniel Murphy made headlines this year, earning the National League Championship Series MVP title, and leading his team to the 2015 World Series. Over the course of the National League Division …Read More »
Sailing Team Advances to National Waters
Once again, the Jacksonville University Sailing Team made it into the College Sailing National Championship, one of only 36 college teams to qualify out of 250 nationally. That’s an impressive two bids to the marquee event in only three years’ …Read More »
A Moment to Remember: U.S. Navy Vet Brian Holcomb in first Career Start
The moment last spring was bigger than the game of baseball for Brian Holcomb. The freshman pitcher and Navy veteran made his collegiate start.
Serving in the Navy for more than 15 years after high school, Holcomb was cleared through …Read More »
The Road to Joyful Learning: Professor brings new ways of teaching to educators in Guatemala
Helping Mayan teachers create “joyful learning” and inspiring U.S. educators back home are two reasons why Dr. Tammy Ryan, associate professor of Reading Education and director of the Master of Education in Reading Education program, went back to Guatemala.
Ryan …Read More »
Glass virtuoso Brian Frus goes with the flow to bring the River City an imposing masterpiece
Go Big or Go Home
It was built using glass, copper, brass, fire, water and more. More importantly, it was born of imagination, discipline, frustration, joy, hurdles, victories, natural talent and, above all, collaboration.
‘River Table’, a stunning, 14-foot treasure …Read More »
Attack of the $13 Trillion Monster: Professor Richard Cebula explores the “new normal” of deficit spending
Illustrations by Cleo Brock ’16
Throughout most of U.S. history, the nation’s biggest budget deficits have come in times of war. From the Revolutionary War through Vietnam, armed conflict has ballooned the nation’s budgets and borrowing. But when the fighting …Read More »
JU Military Appreciation Football Game Nov. 7 to highlight new Admiral Kevin F. Delaney NROTC award
To show its commitment to the military as part of 2015 Week of Valor events in Jacksonville, Jacksonville University will host a Military Appreciation Football Game at Milne Field vs. Davidson College at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.
The program …Read More »
Will Weatherford ’02 honored for achievements with naming of Weatherford Hall
Hundreds of friends and dignitaries looked on Friday, Oct. 9, as JU dedicated one of its residence halls to an alumnus whose support of JU has vastly enhanced the educational experience for his alma mater’s students, now and for decades …Read More »
Homecoming and Family Weekend tours to highlight comprehensive campus wide improvements
On Saturday, October 10, from 2 until 5 p.m., Jacksonville University administrators and representatives from the Office of Student Life will be on hand to showcase renovations made across campus over the past several months. Improvements include those projects related …Read More »
Apollo astronaut David Scott to new freshmen: JU offers you a ‘wonderful opportunity’
A state-of-the-art residence hall, inviting study spaces, cutting-edge academic programs, a completely updated fitness center, new labs, the U.S.’s leading food-service provider added to the JU team — and some words of wisdom from an Apollo moonwalker. Not a bad …Read More »