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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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University names Dr. Christine Sapienza Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost

After a thorough national search lasting more than a year, Jacksonville University today named respected speech-language pathology scholar and inventor Dr. Christine Sapienza as its Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost — the chief academic officer of the …

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Double Lives: Three Professors Making a Difference On and Off Campus

Three professors

Jacksonville University professors often use their time outside the classroom to break into other industries, refine their talents, and impact the world around them. Meet three JU professors who make a difference off campus and in the lives of their …

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Past TedX speakers offer lectures on campus packed with intriguing, challenging messages

Dr. Lawanda Ravoira speaks at TedX

In Jacksonville University’s effort to give back to its community, the University has partnered with TEDxJacksonville to present innovative and challenging ideas 60 minutes at a time. 

Past TEDx speakers focus on providing well-formed, thought-provoking ideas in presentations from 4-5 …

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Alumna uses NSF Fellowship to pursue mathematical biology graduate degree

Thanks to an undergraduate Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity, Jacksonville University alumna Savannah Bates ‘17 discovered a passion – mathematical biology.

“The REU was my first research experience and led me to several other research projects in mathematical biology …

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Student PR team reaps real-world reward for ideas sown in Communication classrooms

The pitch to Katherine Way

Ten students, two classes. Two semesters, one idea. One campaign, one Golden Image Award, several life lessons. In Jacksonville University’s Department of Communication where students pair classwork with real-life experience in award-winning practicums like Phin Communications, a student-run public …

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JU Partner Mayo Opens Life Sciences Incubator

Life Science Incubator

Jacksonville University partner Mayo Clinic opened its $32.4 million Discovery and Innovation Building last week which includes the Life Sciences Incubator for biotech entrepreneurs.

The Life Science Incubator offers help to design, launch and grow companies that have innovative and …

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