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Sophomore sailor heads Down Under seeking to secure Olympics berth

Charlotte Rose sendoff

The Jacksonville University community turned out this week to wish sophomore Charlotte Rose good luck as she attempts to secure a place on the US Olympic sailing team.

Charlotte left Thursday for the Radial World Championships beginning Friday, Feb. 21, …

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Made In Space manufacturing aims to improve peoples’ lives

Justin Kugler SELS

A Jacksonville-based technology company executive says his firm’s mission is to put space to work for everyone.

“We’re aimed at making tangible products that make peoples’ lives better,” Made In Space Vice President of Advanced Programs and Concepts Justin Kugler …

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Women’s History Month celebrates Valiant Women of the Vote

Woman's History Month

Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. In 1911, it started with a day, expanded to a week in 1980, and finally became a month of celebration worldwide in 1988.

Ever since, the celebration …

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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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Former student asks economics professor to officiate at upcoming wedding

Dr. Rody Borg

Professors at Jacksonville University strive to make a difference on campus no matter how unorthodox the need.

Professor Rody Borg has been teaching economics for over 36 years. He has interacted with many students, but he never had a student …

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