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JU holds one of its largest Fall Commencement ceremonies

Jacksonville University bestowed degrees on nearly 400 graduates this past December in the first Fall Commencement presided over by JU President Tim Cost. Dr. Tracy Connors, a retired Navy captain who attended JU from 1957 to 1959 and holds a …

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RIVER LIFE: Clean drinking water may be in short supply

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink” goes the line from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The statement may soon be more true than many in our area would like to believe in the …

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Help or Harm: Artificial reefs study reveals areas of improvement

While beach restoration projects help widen beaches by replacing sand lost through erosion with fill from offshore dredges, they occur frequently, and their sand often covers neighboring shallow reefs. Over the years, a variety of materials have been used to …

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The latest in JU MSRI Research Projects

Dr. Rose Borkowski is studying wild bottlenose dolphins, particularly those using interior areas of the St. Johns River near downtown Jacksonville. She also works to understand causes of death of small cetaceans in the Southeast. This project has involved dozens …

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JU grad Arelis Resto makes her (colorful) mark across campus

Recent JU grad Arelis Resto, 22, has left indelible images across campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors to enjoy for years to come.

Resto, who graduated May 3, 2014, with bachelors’ degrees in Illustration and English, painted three murals …

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Hands-on and up-close at 7th annual JU MSRI Ripples on the River

For the more than 300 visitors who explored the Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute’s Seventh Annual Ripples on the River event on Saturday, May 17, the St. Johns River became more than a flowing backdrop to the university.

Captain …

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JU announces Dr. Wenying Xu as new Provost/Chief Academic Officer

provostJacksonville University announces Dr. Wenying Xu as its new Provost/Chief Academic Officer, welcoming a consensus builder renowned for her innovation and inclusion to lead its academic efforts as it takes advantage of unprecedented opportunities for growth and improvement.

Dr. Xu …

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Filling out NSSE 2014 pays off for JU student Erika Karon!

nsse-storyCongratulations to JU psychology major Erika Karon, winner of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research!

During the Spring 2014 term, Jacksonville University administered the National Survey of Student Engagement 2014 to a …

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