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Hot Off the Press: An Evening of Original Compositions with Your JU Orchestra

By Marguerite Richardson, D.Mus.
Associate Professor of Strings & Director of Orchestral Activities, Jacksonville University

The Jacksonville University Orchestra will present a program of contemporary compositions on Tuesday, March 6, in Terry Concert Hall at 7:30 PM.  The music, which …

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Solutions to Northeast Florida’s opioid crisis to be spotlighted at 2018 regional QSEN Patient Safety Forum

The latest on a city pilot program to reduce overdose deaths in the region’s opioid abuse epidemic, plus a cautionary tale from Mothers Against Medical Errors’ founder, whose 15-year-old son died in a hospital after routine surgery, highlight the 2018 …

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“Mrs. Warren’s Profession” puts acclaimed instructor Deborah Jordan center stage in JU theater debut Feb. 16-24

One of the most formidable female characters ever crafted will be portrayed by one of the most passionate instructors in the College of Fine Arts, as Associate Professor of Theater Arts Deborah Jordan makes her JU debut in the title …

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Elton John’s epic ‘Aida’ casts a soaring refrain of love without borders in Music Division production Feb. 15-25

Warring nations come together and forbidden love faces its ultimate challenge in Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical that comes to JU’s Swisher Theater Feb. 15-25.

The tale of a bond between an Egyptian …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance to bring hundreds of composers and performers to campus for free festival

The Seventh Annual Electroacoustic Barn Dance is coming Feb. 8-10 to Jacksonville University, a free three-day national festival of electronic music and art drawing acclaimed composers and artists from as far away as Estonia.

On stage performing with top student …

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A new age of Aquarian as national notice rolls in

When you pick up an Aquarian, you can’t help noticing the remarkable imagery and captivating words.

National judges are picking up on that, too.

In one recent honor, the literary and arts magazine for Jacksonville University was one of …

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RIVER LIFE: Small groups can make big impact on what’s around them

The connection between what happens on the upland and the resultant water quality of a river or lake is very complex.

Some people don’t seem to understand the connection between what happens on their lawns, streets and homes and water …

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Best-selling author Steve Berry brings his passion for history to campus Feb. 6

Worldwide bestselling author Steve Berry, a preservation advocate whose historical thrillers have been translated into 40 languages with more than 22 million copies in 51 countries, will speak Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Jacksonville University in a free event as part …

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