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River Life: Do sharks prowl the St. Johns?

Shark

Are there sharks in the St. Johns River? This is a frequently asked question, especially by middle school-aged students or people interested in sharks in general. And the short answer is yes, but as usual, it is more complicated than …

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MSRI offers marine science exploration at virtual camp

Swimmng with turtles

At Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI), summer camp is on – virtually.

“There are lots of people looking for something educationally stimulating for their children to do this summer,” says Assistant Professor of Marine Science Dr. Melinda Simmons, …

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River Life: Time to restore the Ocklawaha

Rodman Dam

Is it really July already? This has been an incredible year that few could have imagined in January.

The future is so uncertain with the pandemic and social unrest upsetting the normal patterns of our lives. But we will survive …

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University Creates Two Schools In Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts

Even as the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts celebrates its 60th year, it continues to focus on the future by creating two schools within the college, Jacksonville University Provost Dr. Chris Sapienza announced today.

The Stein College …

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2020 Nursing graduates participate in first pinning parade

Pinning Parade

Twenty-two Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON) Spring 2020 graduates took part in the University’s first-ever pinning parade on Saturday, June 27, to commemorate their entry into the nursing profession.

“We wanted to celebrate with our graduates and their loved ones …

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How to talk productively about race and culture

Work Ahead Series Logo

Jacksonville University is committed to creating a safer, more equitable world, beginning here on our own campus. As an institution of higher education, we believe in the power of learning and its ability to reshape our thinking and our behavior.

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University’s new Data Science minor prepares students for tomorrow

Data Science illustration

Jacksonville University works hard to prepare its students for jobs that don’t yet exist. That means creating courses and programs that cross disciplines and add value to any career.

The University’s Data Science minor, which launches this fall, lands directly …

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River Life: A history of predicting hurricanes

Hurricane Dorian

The impact of hurricanes to the coastal Southeastern United States is huge, especially to Florida and locally to the St. Johns River.

Hurricane season officially started Monday. But we have already had two named storms, with Bertha striking South Carolina …

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US HHS Secretary acknowledges success, potential of Dolphin Pointe

HHS Secretary visits Dolphin Pointe

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis acknowledged both the success and potential of the unique partnership between Dolphin Pointe Health Care and Jacksonville University during a visit to the health care facility …

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