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JU sociology Prof. Nathan Rousseau talks preacher Joel Osteen’s “mass appeal” in Florida Times-Union

Nathan Rousseau, associate professor of sociology at Jacksonville University, was featured prominently in an article in the Wednesday, Nov. 28, issue of the Florida Times-Union, discussing the mass appeal of preacher Joel Osteen. Osteen is in Jacksonville this week for …

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New Florida Times-Union regular feature offers insights from Jacksonville University School of Nursing

Staff and students from Jacksonville University’s School of Nursing are being showcased in a new regular feature in the Florida Times-Union, discussing symptoms, diagnoses and treatments based on composites of patient cases handled by instructors, students and alumni of JU’s …

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JU CFA Soiree unites arts, culture for economic growth and urban development

By Bill Hill, JU College of Fine Arts Dean

The CFA Soiree was an amazing success. The College of Fine Arts at Jacksonville University celebrated its 50th anniversary with ambition that through fusion and collaboration, we can unite the arts …

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JU student veterans benefit from $3,500 city donation

By Aleizha Batson/Jacksonville Mayor’s Office

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown presented a group of 10 Jacksonville University student veterans with a check Tuesday, Nov. 27, for $3,500 to finance a trip to the annual Student Veterans of America national conference …

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JU Student Jazz Combo Concert to be held Nov. 28 at Swisher Theater

JU Student Jazz Combo Concert 



 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Swisher Theater


Presented by the students and faculty of the Jacksonville University Jazz Studies Program. The event celebrates the

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Congratulations to November JU Employee of the Month David Brown

Congratulations to November JU Employee of the Month David Brown, first-shift supervisor for the Department of Campus Security. Brown has worked at JU for 11 years.

“David possesses a servant’s heart, which is evidenced in his interactions with others and …

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JU Sociologist Heather Downs discusses shoppers’ Black Friday motives on First Coast News

Jacksonville University sociology professor Heather Downs was featured on First Coast News Wednesday, Nov. 21, to discuss the motives and desires of “Black Friday” shoppers.

“Black Friday just plays into all these cultural notions of gift giving and consumption, and …

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