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Phinternships: Abigail Myrie makes a difference at Operation New Hope

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This summer, Jacksonville University is featuring students at their internships across the city and beyond. First up is Abigail Myrie ’22, who just completed her internship with Operation New Hope. If you or a student you know is interning this

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Students share their influential figures from Black history

Ever since February 1969, the United States has celebrated Black History Month to commemorate the triumphs and hardships of Black Americans throughout time. It is a time of reflection, learning and honoring individuals—and events—that often get left out of discussions …

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Green Key Honor Society inducts new members

This fall, Jacksonville University’s oldest student organization, the Green Key Honor Society, inducted its newest class of honorees – a group of the 17 highest achieving students on campus.

The traditional Green Key Breakfast and Induction Ceremony was held Oct. …

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JU buildings lit pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

the Howard Building is lit pink

If you cruise by JU’s campus one crisp, October evening after sunset, you’ll notice a pink hue coming from some of the buildings that face University Boulevard. 

This October, Jacksonville University teamed up with a nonprofit organization to light three …

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JU professor tackles mental health in TEDx talk

Dr. LaTonya Summers

On Saturday, October 23, the annual TEDxJacksonville conference of ideas will feature Jacksonville University’s own Dr. LaTonya Summers, assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling in the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Summers’ TEDx talk, …

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JU honors deep-sea geographer with Marine Science Pioneer Award

The Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute recognizes Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright as the 2021 Marine Science Pioneer awardee.

Each year the Institute selects a forerunner in the field of marine science whose research and dedication to life-learning has …

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Creative Arts Series explores the human condition

In celebration of the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts’ 60th Anniversary, the 2021-2022 Creative Arts Series presents a season of performances, interactive exhibits and celebratory events spanning the visual and media arts, performance arts, design, and humanities. Featuring …

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“Ghost of JU” to make annual appearance

JU's centennial oak on campus

It has been said that at this very time of year on the campus of Jacksonville University, when the classrooms are dark and the offices empty and the mighty branches of the centennial oak twist skyward toward a moonless night, …

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2021 St. Johns River Report: tracking trends that threaten aquatic life

A Florida Manatee

One step forward. Two steps back. 

The 2021 St. Johns River Report, developed by a team of researchers from Jacksonville University and several other universities, offers signs of positive progress regarding the health of the river, while some concerning trends …

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Deep Dive: the pandemic has revolutionized how employers attract talent

Historians talk about the Industrial Revolution as a fundamental transformation in our society, when workers moved from the fields to the factories.  At that time, technology and science brought people together in factories to mass produce goods.  In the context …

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