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Make Way for the Future: Work Begins on New Basketball Performance Center

Rendering of Jacksonville University's new basketball performance center

Ground has been broken, and clearing has begun for Jacksonville University’s new basketball performance center. The center, currently scheduled to open in time for the 2021-2022 season, will be the future home of the JU men’s and women’s basketball teams, …

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Farewell to an admired colleague and friend

A final tribute to Dr. Marilyn Repsher.

It is with a heavy heart that Jacksonville University announces the passing of an educator who inspired hundreds of students and colleagues on our campus throughout her life and career — Dr. Marilyn Repsher. She was 90 years old. 

A …

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Art and nature collide to create ‘Instagrammable’ spots in Jax

In 2012, Dr. Melinda Simmons stood among smiling strangers posing in front of colorful murals of wildlife at the San Francisco Zoo for the quintessential vacation photo-op. It’s a similar scene that plays out in places like Nashville, Los Angeles, …

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Marine Science students engineer homemade ocean ‘drifters’

The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is being put to the test by students in Jacksonville, and scientists are reaping the benefits.

Jacksonville University Professor Jeremy Stalker created an inexpensive and effective method for studying ocean currents …

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10 Dolphins named 2020 Alumni of Distinction

Each year during Homecoming & Family Weekend, Jacksonville University announces a new class of Distinguished Alumni award recipients.

“We received a record number of nominations this year for our most prestigious alumni awards, and we are proud to announce this …

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Meet the Black Alumni Network Executive Committee

This year Jacksonville University’s Office of Alumni Engagement announced their newest alumni affinity group – the Black Alumni Network, which was created to empower, connect, support, and celebrate JU’s Black community. 

The group works to create networking opportunities for Black …

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Nursing alum named CXO of health tech company

Early in his nursing career, Ashley Reynolds, PhD, RN, ACSM-HFS ’06 began to notice a trend that would change the trajectory of his healthcare profession.

“As a nurse working in the ER, ICU [intensive care unit], and CCU [critical care …

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Registering to vote: what you need to know

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Americans will choose their President for the next four years. In fact, citizens are already submitting their ballots in many areas of the country.

But if you’re a Florida resident on the Jacksonville University campus and …

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