Jacksonville native Travis Tygart, who helped lead the doping probe of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong and is regarded as one of the most powerful figures in sports, will speak on “The Business of Sports” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, …Read More »
Fine Arts challenges a septic system with “Urinetown, The Musical” Oct. 26-29
No. 1, it’s swirling with heavy topics. No. 2, it’s flush with great humor.
It’s “Urinetown: The Musical,” the Tony Award-winning production being presented Oct. 26-29 in Swisher Theater by the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts.Read More »
It’s a spooked-out English Department “Write-a-Thon” Wednesday in the Council building courtyard
“The Ghost of JU” is the topic of the English Department’s first “Write-a-Thon,” a frighteningly long student fundraiser starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Council building’s outdoor courtyard and not stopping until well after dark at 9 …Read More »
Davis College of Business launches 100% online MBA program
The Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies has launched a 100 percent online Master of Business Administration program through the Davis College of Business, with options to pursue a general MBA or a concentration in management.
First Coast Wind Symphony hosts French wind orchestra Oct. 24
The JU Performing Arts Series will present a free joint concert including an acclaimed French wind orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Terry Concert Hall.
The First Coast Wind Symphony, a Jacksonville community music organization, will host …Read More »
Barrera, Tuohy, Grey honored as 2017 JU Distinguished Alumni
Standouts in aviation, military and entrepreneurial endeavors are recipients of this year’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni awards for 2017.
Honored at halftime of this year’s Homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni of Excellence Class of 2017” was Kelly Barrera ’86, while …Read More »
Military and Veterans Appreciation Day Saturday at Milne Field honors those who serve
The Dolphins’ match-up against San Diego at noon this Saturday, Oct. 21, is dedicated to the soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen and their families of the Jacksonville University military community.
Military and Veterans Appreciation Day is a JU tradition, …Read More »
FACULTY ROUNDUP: Sheridan named Florida Higher Ed Art Educator of the Year; Willemin awarded Best Break Out Screenplay at Oaxaca; Capener to speak at Global Conference on Advances in Management; Harper named Cuba Scholar-In-Residence in College of Arts and Sciences
(Jump to Ginger Sheridan / Alex Willemin / Don Capener / Vanessa Harper)
Ginger Sheridan, Associate Professor of Photography, is the state’s Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, recognized by the Florida Art Education Association.
Sheridan, the Higher …Read More »
UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition
IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover …Read More »
Yale health expert Dr. David Katz to give Distinguished Lecture on obesity Oct. 25
More than a third of adults and a sixth of youths are obese in the United States, and Yale health expert Dr. David Katz will discuss what can be done about this enormous health crisis in a free Distinguished Lecture …Read More »