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Risky Business: Adolescent Sexual Behavior and HPV

Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss

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Upward Bound summer program ends with trip to Florida Olympics

Jacksonville University Upward Bound students recently seized the chance to practice leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork skills, all while winning gold medals in a friendly competitive environment.???????????????????????????????

Activities at the 45th annual Florida Upward Bound Olympics offered positive recreational, social, …

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Aviation Management Alumna Takes Position at New Regional Airport

Photo of Kelly Jeanfavre

Photo of Kelly JeanfavreGrowing success with Jacksonville University students in the Davis Aviation Center has been a common practice. From students interning with international airlines to others who are getting their feet wet in the airline industry, JU students have been soaring to …

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19-Time ‘Coach of the Year’ Grigg inks contract extension

The most successful track & field coach in Atlantic Sun history is sure to call Jacksonville University home for several more years as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Ron Grigg was signed to a five-year contract extension.

“I am …

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Class of 2012 alumnus lands Costa Rican research position

Alumnus Lucas Meers, ‘12, is on a two and a half month journey with the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s field station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica; known as the birthplace of sea turtle conservation. Meers is one of only seven research assistants

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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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Dr. Matrecia James, MBA Students Travel to Japan

MBA Students with Waseda U Students

Dr. Matrecia James, Associate Dean, traveled with her MBA class to Japan for a week of business, university and sightseeing adventures. Along with Dean Don Capener and Executive Advisory Board member Mary Kiefert, seven MBA students accompanied James for a …

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns as an economic engine

Earlier this month, I was in Costa Rica with a small group of friends, including a retired ornithologist from Jacksonville University, where we saw almost 200 species of beautiful birds, fast-moving monkeys, slow-moving sloths and colorful frogs. Quite a trip! …

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A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded

As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.

“We kids would go down to the mudflats …

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National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields

A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.

The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …

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