Home » Admin » Wave Weekly (page 79)

Wave Weekly

JU graduate, FSCJ Prof. Jerry Shawver is 2012 Association of Florida Colleges Professor of the Year

By Clayton Levins

Jacksonville University

Jerry Shawver had just finished a college algebra class at Florida Community College at Jacksonville’s Deerwood Center in 1988 when he walked into another class of students taking an algebra course.

He could tell they …

Read More »

Circle of life: JU volunteers give sea turtles a fighting chance

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

An early-rising, environmentally conscious team of Jacksonville University staffers and students is helping preserve the local sea turtle population.

Every day during the sea turtle nesting season, JU volunteers meet 30 minutes before sunrise and walk …

Read More »

Jacksonville University’s Rick Mullaney tackles political topics on WJXT’s ‘This Week in Jacksonville’

Rick Mullaney, founding director of the JU Public Policy Institute

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute’s founding director, discussed presidential politics, the proposed Jacksonville human rights ordinance expansion and other topics Sunday, Dec. 30 WJXT-TV 4’s “This Week in

Read More »

“Nursed to Health” feature in Times-Union by JU’s Laura Swearingen takes on tricky topic of teen acne

JU adjunct nursing faculty member Laura Swearingen took on the tricky topic of acne in the regular “Nursed to Health” feature by Jacksonville University’s School of Nursing, which ran in the H section of The Florida Times-Union on Wednesday, Jan. …

Read More »

JU trustee, alum, financial advisor Margaret Black-Scott discusses stocks, ‘cliff’ on Fox Business News

Jacksonville University trustee and alumnus Margaret “Mag” Black-Scott recommended six companies to invest in and offered some “fiscal cliff” financial advice during an appearance Monday, Dec. 31, on the Fox Business News show “Countdown to the Closing Bell” hosted by

Read More »

Second “River Life” column in Times-Union by JU’s Quinton White discusses St. Johns’ uniqueness

Dr. Quinton White, executive director of Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute, spent time discussing the St. Johns River’s unique characteristics in the second installment of his monthly “River Life” column on Friday, Dec. 28, in The Florida Times-Union.

Here’s …

Read More »

Call for Nominations: JU Faculty Awards for Excellence

Call for Nominations: JU Faculty Awards for Excellence

Faculty, staff, administrators and students are invited to nominate full-time faculty members (adjunct and part-time faculty are not eligible for these awards) for an award for excellence in the categories of:

  • Teaching

Read More »

JU’s Dr. Pam Rillstone discusses grieving on “First Coast Connect” after Newtown shooting tragedy

JU’s Dr. Pam Rillstone, ARNP, appeared Monday, Dec. 16, on WJCT’s “First Coast Connect” radio show with host Melissa Ross to discuss the grieving and coping process in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting tragedy.

Click here and

Read More »