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JU Education students, Dr. Tammy Ryan to be featured Thursday, Dec. 6, on “First Coast Connect” radio show

Make sure to catch Tammy Ryan, Director of Reading for Jacksonville University, as she and JU Education students appear on the “First Coast Connect” show on WJCT radio at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6. Deborah Gianoulis will fill in for …

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Congratulations to the first officers of the new JU Pre-Law Society!


Congratulations to our new officers of the JU Pre-Law Society, each of whom was elected Tuesday, Dec. 4: 

  1. President – Illiana Tidd
  2. Vice-President – Robert DiMarco
  3. Secretary – Nikki Pontello
  4. Treasurer  – Alexander Bulgin 

Twenty-six students have become members

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JU mourns death of rowing legend Robert Negaard

Robert A. “Bob” Negaard, an American and English rowing history museum inductee, and patriarch of a family whose name is etched into the history of the Jacksonville University rowing program, died Nov. 26 at his Atlantic Beach residence. He was …

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Surprise! Art Director Donald dela Torre is JU December Employee of the Month

JU’s Marketing and Communications Department pulled a fast one this week on its Art Director, Donald dela Torre.

dela Torre thought he was going to Human Resources to take photos of HR’s Judy Ganyo receiving the award, but it turned …

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A 2012 U.S. election breakdown from JU Political Science Prof. Stephen Baker

JU Political Science Prof. Stephen Baker has an interesting PowerPoint on the U.S. elections he’s been presenting, to great reviews.

“2012 Presidential Election: What happened?” contains a summary of the electoral and popular vote margins for past elections at the …

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JU alum Ken Underwood launches record label

Jacksonville University alumnus Ken Underwood’s launching of a record label is featured in a Nov. 30 Jacksonville Business Journal article.

“Rapper J. Dash’s first release, ‘WOP,’ was released through Underwood’s startup record label, Stereofame Records Inc., in January 2011, and …

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JU’s new ASPIRE campaign … in Spanish, compliments Prof. Jorge Majfud

Check out the great job by JU Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Jorge Majfud at putting out the word in Spanish about the just-announced $85 million ASPIRE campaign for Jacksonville University!

The Spanish-language version can be viewed at the website

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JU Prof. Heather Hausenblas offers WJXT viewers tips on holiday snacking

Studies show that all those goodies around the holidays typically add an average of about a pound to our frames, but JU Associate Professor of Exercise Science Heather Hausenblas recently had some strategies to avoid that for WJXT TV-4 morning …

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Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign


By Phillip Milano

Marking a seminal point in its nearly 80-year history, Jacksonville University publicly unveiled its $85 million ASPIRE Campaign Friday, Nov. 30, announcing bold plans to move the university dramatically forward with new scholarship and research funds, state-of-the-art …

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