With nitrogen levels down and grass beds coming back, but salinity up and algae blooms a vexing problem, the ninth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin offers mixed results that suggest continued monitoring …Read More »
A new Starbucks brings ‘the A package’ atmosphere for students to take a break in the Kinne University Center
The wrapping is off the cushy furniture, the baristas are pouring shots of espresso and the bacon-egg-cheese croissants are hot and ready. The new full-service Starbucks in the Kinne University Center, one of only two on small college campuses in …Read More »
One of the strongest incoming classes in Jacksonville University history is being greeted by one of the strongest eras of investment in academic excellence, innovation and community involvement in the school’s history.
An active summer of planning and continued enhancement …Read More »
Twenty of Jacksonville University’s brightest honors students received a taste of boot camp last week through five intensive days of the Fullbridge, Inc., Leadership Boot Camp in the Davis College of Business.
The Fullbridge seminars, 10 topics over five days …Read More »
While we can discuss the impact of such things as temperature and salinity on river life, the most critical component is oxygen. It is the one essential element that must be available for almost all living things to exist. And …Read More »
Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs
Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.
In addition to Dr. Horner’s …Read More »
International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute
They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …Read More »
Rio de Janeiro has been in the news for months leading up to the Olympic Games, and it hasn’t been good: the Zika virus, political unrest, ouster of the president, security issues, an uncertain economy and questions about the city’s …Read More »