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First Winter Term a Major Success

Feature Image for First Winter Term 2020 Article

For the first time in school history, Jacksonville University offered a winter term this year. The term began Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, and ends Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. More than 40 online classes are being offered, and course selections include …

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Opinion: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Dr. Matt Corrigan is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

By Dr. Matthew Corrigan, Dean of JU’s College of Arts & Sciences

As published in the Florida Times-Union opinion section Your Turn

Many concerns have been raised that the 2020 presidential election will produce chaos and possibly violence if …

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“Ghostwriting” Exercise Makes for Spooktacular Good Time

In the spirit of Halloween, the English department held its fourth annual Ghost of JU Write-a-Thon in the Council courtyard. The event is an opportunity for students to tap into their creative writing skills and collectively create a story about …

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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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