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No nun-sense: Theatre Prof. Deborah Jordan fine-tunes her play “The Calling” at famed Seven Devils Playwrights Conference

Deborah Jordan, an Associate Professor of Theatre, was one of two playwrights-in–residence chosen from 500 applicants nationwide to take part in the 2015 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference this summer at the Alpine Playhouse in McCall, Idaho.deborah jordan sevin devils2

A team …

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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Latest sports injury emergency treatment methods highlighted at JU lecture event July 27

Athletic trainers, team physicians and emergency personnel will hear the latest in treatment of sports-related spinal injuries, heat illness and breathing problems at the annual Emergency Medical Management in Sports Update July 27 at Jacksonville University.JSMP logo

The event, presented by …

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Classic toys, military life, 3D printing are topics in “MFA: in the works” exhibit July 29-Aug. 26

Vivid artwork highlighting military life, survivalism, nostalgic toys and even a 7-foot-tall 3D printer will be on display beginning July 29 at Jacksonville University as six contemporary artists pursuing master’s degrees in visual arts unveil their recent works at the …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Being vigilant about your blood pressure

One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. It is a common health problem seen in medical offices and hospitals daily. If treated early and effectively, it can be well controlled.

But, if not controlled, it

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FIT LIFE: Is exercise the key to Fountain of Youth?

My birthday recently passed – not that I’

m going to reveal my actual age – but my brother texted me that I am halfway to 90. Most Gen X adults (those born between the early 1960s to the early …

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