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Whoa, Jacksonville University’s iconic mascot is now ‘Dr.’ Nellie

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

MARINELAND, Fla. — Call her “Dr.” Nellie, if you will. You could even say that she’s “old school.”

Jacksonville University’s beloved marine mascot  – the oldest dolphin in human care – received an honorary doctorate degree …

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Jacksonville University business dean discusses DUI blood-alcohol recommendation in Times-Union article

Pub owners should be concerned about a National Transportation Safety Board recommendation to lower the driving-under-in-the-influence blood-alcohol threshold, Jacksonville University Business Dean Don Capener says in a May 24 Florida Times-Union article.

“Those (regulations) increase the costs and risks for

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Jacksonville University Artist-in-Residence Gary Starling to perform at 7 p.m. today, May 24 at Jazz Fest’s Landing stage

Music lovers can catch two jazz-playing Jacksonville University professors within three blocks today — Friday, May 24 — at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

The Gary Starling Group — featuring its guitar-playing namesake, a Jacksonville University Artist-in-Residence — will perform from …

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JU’s commitment to veterans recognized on national consumer website

San Francisco, CA (May 23, 2013) – NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy and financial literacy website, has compiled a list of the top metro areas for veterans, and laud’s Jacksonville University for its focus on military education benefits.

NerdWallet ranked the …

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Dolphin Soccer Academy June 10-14 at JU!

The Jacksonville University men’s and women’s soccer programs will host their annual skills camp this summer from June 10 through June 14.  Boys and girls ages 5-14 are invited to come and participate in the camp designed to develop young

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Watch for more marine life as waterways warm up, JU’s Quinton White says in “River Life” column

As temperatures rise, it’s time to be aware of more marine life in our waterways, JU Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Quinton White says in his Friday, May 24, Florida Times-Union “River Life” column.

“With spring we begin to …

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TriPhins: Three Jacksonville University employees excel at ‘Never Quit’ team challenge while honoring former co-worker

Three JU employees — Dr. Kim Capriotti, Dr. Rhett Yates and Dave Farraday — placed fifth as a relay team in the fifth annual Never Quit Beach Fest Series on May 19 in Jacksonville Beach.

Capriotti is associate professor of …

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Cats on JU campus to be trapped, spayed, neutered

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

            In an effort to control the expanding feral cat population on the Jacksonville University grounds, cats will be trapped, spayed or neutered, and returned to campus this summer.

            Senior JU biology major Danielle D’Amato will administer

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