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Composing the Future: Jacksonville’s Watkins-Hanson Journey

Dr. Scott Watkins, Professor of Piano and coordinator of keyboard studies at Jacksonville University (JU) since 2001, researches the early life of famed American composer Howard Hanson in his spare time, focusing on the years that preceded Hanson’s directorship at

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JU Marine Science Pioneer Award Honoree, OCEARCH Founder Chris Fischer

By Sheri Webber

Now, in its tenth year, the world-renown ocean research organization OCEARCH has completed a cumulative 33 expeditions, collaborated with a total 174 scientists, facilitated the capture and release of more than 300 sharks, and has been the …

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Olympian Visit: Farrah Hall on JU Waterfront

By Sheri Webber

The first week in October marked Olympian Farrah Hall’s second visit to Jacksonville University (JU).

She says, “The story behind me coming to the University is interesting. Dr. Steven Davis, who is very enthusiastic about building a …

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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Ngog Nliba Nguimbous

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

By Carley Stickney

Ngog Nliba Nguimbous, a senior aviation major at Jacksonville University (JU), has had a fascination with airplanes for as

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5 Things to Do in JAX: When Your Friends Have Homework and You Don’t

By Carley Stickney

I’ve heard the phrase “there’s nothing to do in Jacksonville” at least one hundred times since starting school at Jacksonville University. It has crossed my mind and it’s probably crossed yours, but this just isn’t true! There

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MARKET LIFE: Great Defense without Offense Leads Nowhere

By Dr. Don Capener

Are you trying to grow and protect a “nest egg” for retirement?

Don’t just play defense. Conventional wisdom in the world of finance says those nearing retirement should concentrate on defense when it comes to investments …

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Selfless Service to Students: Chuck and Cami Wodehouse

He was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, in the same hospital as Bruce Springsteen. Not only that, he attended the same high school as another rock-and-roller, Huey Lewis. Laughing, he said, “Other than my beautiful wife, those are my

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Pride in Giving: A Conversation with Cynthia Barquist Chomiak ’83 and H. Martin Chomiak ’81/’84

Lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, Cynthia “Cindy” ’83 and H. Martin “Marty” Chomiak ’81/’84 know the tremendous impact one small contribution can make. Having spent their lives living around the country and the world, the Chomiaks have remained steadfast to the

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