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JU’s Dr. Rosemarie Borkowski among “Top 15 Marine Vet Professors” nationwide.

Congratulations to JU’s Dr. Rosemarie Borkowski, Associate Professor of Biology/Marine Science, for being named  one of the  Top 15 Marine Vet Professors Nationwide.

VetTechColleges.com, which covers veterinary schools nationwide, named the best marine veterinary professors who help care for animals …

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JU Aviation celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center highlighted its 30th anniversary recently with a special ceremony at the Davis College of Business, with more than 140 students, alumni, faculty, staff and special guests taking part (see a Facebook photo gallery at

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JU represented well at annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Dr. Xenia Mountrouidou, assistant professor in Computing Sciences; and Rachael Jenkins, senior in Computing Sciences, recently represented Jacksonville University in one of the largest diversity conferences in the field: the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (http://gracehopper.org/2013/).…

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JU Marine Science Research Institute partners with Jacksonville Marine Charities on kingfish research

Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute has received a $2,500 gift from the organizer of the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament to study the diet and migratory patterns of king mackerel.

“We’ve partnered with the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament for more …

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JU Speech-Language Prof. DiFino presents on linguistics, dyslexia at national conference

Dr. Sharon DiFino, assistant professor of Speech and Language Pathology in JU’s new Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, recently presented two papers at one of the largest Second Language acquisition conferences in the U.S.

DiFino gave papers on “Linguistic …

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JU SVA chapter nets $1,500 grant, named national Chapter of the Month!

Jacksonville University’s Student Veterans of America chapter has received a $1,500 grant from the national SVA organization and is being recognized for its efforts as National SVA Chapter of the Month.

The chapter presented a business plan and grant application …

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JU’s Dr. Sapienza presents at American Speech Language and Hearing Association conference

Dr. Christine Sapienza, College of Health Sciences Associate Dean, recently attended the American Speech Language and Hearing Association conference in Chicago.  She presented to more than 150 participants on the intervention technique called respiratory muscle strength training as an invited …

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Congratulations to JU November Employee of the Month Mariya Tkach

Congratulations to Mariya Tkach, JU’s November Employee of the Month.

Mariya works for the Physical Plant, ensuring the Commons building is up and running smoothly each day for students.

“She always has a positive attitude and does anything asked of …

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Don’t miss the JU Orchestra Holiday Concert this Friday, Dec. 6!


Kick off your holiday celebrations with an evening of traditional holiday music, from classical to pops!

This family-friendly concert will feature excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins and other traditional musical fare. Always an audience …

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