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Local boy wins Florida Geographic Bee hosted by JU

Geography whizzes from all over the Sunshine State descended on Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University April 5, as the University again hosted the state Geographic Bee.
Walker Miller, left, gets a congratulatory handshake from Martin Konstantinov after Miller beat

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Congratulations to the 2013-14 JU Undergraduate Research Fund recipients!

Congratulations to the following Jacksonville University students awarded grants to pursue their undergraduate research projects during the 2013-2014 academic year: 

 

Name Title Research Advisor Amount Awarded
Katherine Kara Canine Heartworm Infection:  Mosquito Vector Species Richness and Abundance in Jacksonville, FL

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Fl Gov Rick Scott agrees with JU PPI: Policy matters

Using examples in education, trade, tourism, manufacturing and more, Florida Gov. Rick Scott stressed the value of public policy to help shape the future and improve lives, praising the JU Public Policy Institute for its efforts during a speech to …

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JU PPI announces scholarships available for top talent

Fresh on the heels of establishing two major scholarship funds last week for JU Master in Public Policy students, the JU Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) announced Tuesday it is now accepting applications for the fall 2013 semester.

The Institute …

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Mullaney talks about uncertainties in Affordable Care Act

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute founding director, discusses the complex Affordable Care Act in a Jan. 21 Florida Times-Union article.

Also known as “Obamacare,” the new law is multifaceted and is especially significant locally because Jacksonville has become …

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‘This Week in Jacksonville’ with PPI director Rick Mullaney

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute’s founding director, discussed presidential politics, the proposed Jacksonville human rights ordinance expansion and other topics Sunday, Dec. 30 WJXT-TV 4′s “This Week in Jacksonville” hosted by Kent Justice.  The show was a year-in-review …

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JU Public Policy Institute receives $152K duPont grant

The JU Public Policy Institute, which will begin offering four master in public policy graduate degree programs in August 2013, has been awarded a $152,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Religious, Charitable and Educational Fund.

The grant will fund …

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JU and Coastal Law to offer JD-MPP dual degrees

Jacksonville University and Florida Coastal School of Law officials announced a groundbreaking collaboration Wednesday that will enable students to simultaneously obtain a master in public policy degree and juris doctor in law. The two degrees will be obtained in four …

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