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Double Lives: Three Professors Making a Difference On and Off Campus

Three professors

Jacksonville University professors often use their time outside the classroom to break into other industries, refine their talents, and impact the world around them. Meet three JU professors who make a difference off campus and in the lives of their …

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Past TedX speakers offer lectures on campus packed with intriguing, challenging messages

Dr. Lawanda Ravoira speaks at TedX

In Jacksonville University’s effort to give back to its community, the University has partnered with TEDxJacksonville to present innovative and challenging ideas 60 minutes at a time. 

Past TEDx speakers focus on providing well-formed, thought-provoking ideas in presentations from 4-5 …

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Advancement offers popsicles, activities during thank you event for Dedicated Dolphins

Welcome table

The Jacksonville University Office of Advancement recently held its “Popsicles with the Pod” event at Council Building Courtyard to thank faculty and staff for their support.

Advancement staff provided frozen treats and gift bags to “Dedicated Dolphins.” They also brought …

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Future Fest Welcomes JU Community to New Academic Year

Faculty and students play electro-acoustic music

From the electro-acoustic music performed by Jacksonville University faculty and students ….

Interactive string art

… to interactive art installations …

Food options

… accompanied by plenty of food and drink …

New to JU

… JU welcomed the new academic year with its very first Future Fest …

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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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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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State Winter Music Symposium to bring hundreds of college students and faculty to campus Jan. 25-27

The annual Winter Music Symposium of the Florida College System Activities Association (@TheFCSAA) brings more than 350 student musicians and faculty from the state’s two-year colleges to the Jacksonville University campus Jan. 25-27 for masterclasses, ensemble rehearsals and free public …

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