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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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Marilyn Repsher Center for Teaching and Learning presents fellowships for faculty research

Dr. Zeng Dr. Izaryk and Dr. Atkins receive SOTL Fellowships

The Marilyn Repsher Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) recently presented Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Fellowships to four Jacksonville University faculty members.

This year’s Fellowships were granted to:

Dr. Whitney George
  • Dr. Laura Atkins, Assistant Professor of Sociology,

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Design Thinking workshop offers educational fuel to future STEAM faculty

Participants in the Design Thinking workshop

STEAM.

That’s what you get when you bring together faculty from multiple disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels and present them with a different way to examine a problem in search of a solution.

And at Jacksonville University, STEAM is poised …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance features boundary-challenging performances

Electroacoustic Barn Dance performance

From a 10-foot pendulum incorporated into a musical performance to a three-movement piece about mental disorders performed with the Jacksonville Dance Theatre, this year’s Electroacoustic Barn Dance beginning on Thursday, Nov. 14, promises to showcase expanded boundaries.

“This is all …

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Biology professor John Enz tracking bees and tortoises in effort to understand, protect at-risk species

As the endangered species list continues to grow, Dr. John Enz has made it his mission to observe why certain animal populations are declining in various parts of the United States.

Enz’s current research projects focus on the rusty patched …

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Never Quit: Discovering how my successful struggle is beginning to pay academic dividends

Stephen Eager Never Quit Blog

This is the first installment of “Never Quit,” a blog by Stephen Eager, a student-veteran enrolled at the Public Policy Institute, who recently earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. Stephen is currently studying to obtain a Master’s in Public

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