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Six JU seniors commissioned as Navy officers, pinned as nurses

navy nurse commissioning

Receiving their pin at the Nurse Pinning Ceremony on Nov. 19 was the second life-changing event of the day for six Jacksonville University graduating seniors.

Earlier that day, they were commissioned as officers into the U.S. Navy. In a few …

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JU, JAXPORT launch St. Johns River education initiative

As part of a shared commitment to advance the health and vitality of the St. Johns River, Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) are partnering to launch an educational initiative called Connected, …

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Inaugural ABSN cohort begins clinical work

ABSN Baptist Clinical

A 38-student cohort of accelerated second-degree bachelor of nursing students set foot in two Baptist Health hospitals Nov. 4, making them the first group in the program to begin clinical work.

Jacksonville University is partnering with Baptist Health for its …

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Six Keigwin nursing students receive FCBNA scholarships

FCBNA scholarship winners 2021

Of the seven Northeast Florida nursing students who received scholarships from the First Coast Black Nurses Association, six were from the Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. 

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded earlier this fall in a virtual ceremony. The …

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Deep Dive: how to protect our river

Doctor Quint White's monthly column

With Halloween just behind us and Thanksgiving looming not too far away, it means the year is coming to an end. Every year I think about how fast it has passed. This one has been no exception, but I am …

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JU honors deep-sea geographer with Marine Science Pioneer Award

The Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute recognizes Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright as the 2021 Marine Science Pioneer awardee.

Each year the Institute selects a forerunner in the field of marine science whose research and dedication to life-learning has …

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2021 St. Johns River Report: tracking trends that threaten aquatic life

A Florida Manatee

One step forward. Two steps back. 

The 2021 St. Johns River Report, developed by a team of researchers from Jacksonville University and several other universities, offers signs of positive progress regarding the health of the river, while some concerning trends …

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National Science Foundation Grant to Support High-achieving, Low-income Students

Two engineering students working

As Jacksonville University expands its learning and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, it is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship program made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Jacksonville University was recently …

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