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JU Campus Campaign gathering momentum; more prizes to be awarded

The 2012 Campus Campaign, a movement to courage JU employees to give to the University, will continue through the month of November. JU staff, faculty and administration may make a gift to the JU Fund or another area of their …

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Florida shouldn’t recount presidential votes, JU political scientist Stephen Baker tells First Coast News

Because President Barack Obama has won re-election regardless of Florida’s outcome, Republican Mitt Romney should not request a recount of Florida’s votes, Jacksonville University political science professor Dr. Stephen Baker told First Coast News (WTLV NBC-12 and WJXX ABC-25).

Duval …

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JU Trustee, champion John Harrison honored at Philanthropy Day event

Jacksonville University honored longtime supporter John G. Harrison on Monday, Nov. 5 at a First Coast National Philanthropy Day event at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Jacksonville.

A 1967 JU alumnus, Harrison has been a Trustee since 2004, is a …

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JU sociologist Heather Downs: Political banter in the workplace should be taboo

It’s what everyone’s talking about: the U.S. presidential election. But should we be discussing politics at work?

Certainly not, JU Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Heather Downs said Wednesday, Nov. 7 in a morning-after-the-election interview on Action News Jax (WTEV …

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A thank-you party to remember: JU’s Strom River Jam




With music and food on the menu, a generous champion of Jacksonville University in attendance, and a giant balloon hovering in the sky, Strom River Jam on the Dolphin Green was a thank-you party for the ages.

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JU School of Orthodontics receives highest-status re-accreditation

Jacksonville University’s School of Orthodontics is getting national attention for its post-graduate education efforts, recently becoming part of an elite group of such programs to achieve the highest status of accreditation in its training of dentists and doctors. 

The school …

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JU 2012 Presidential Survey Results

JU 2012 Presidential Survey Results

(Results provided by Prof. Steve Baker)

                   Obama (D)  Romney(R) Johnson (L) Other/None

Students     42%            50%            5%              3%             (411)

Faculty       55               39               2                 3*               (104)

Admin.       63               37               –                  –                  (49)

Staff            46               54               –                  –                   …

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