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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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Tough decisions, listening can pay off, Trustee Mark Frisch tells business students

Note: This article was written by Sam Helms and Michael Charrie, Jacksonville University Davis College of Business students and Brumos Circle of Excellence members.

Students, faculty, administrators and JU President Tim Cost recently heard key advice on building your brand …

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FIT LIFE: Is Daylight Saving bad for your health?

In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …

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ALA names sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s “Society Explained” one of Top 25 academic books of 2014

JU sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s book “Society Explained” is in grand company: It’s been named one of the Top 25 academic books of 2014, out of about 7,000 reviewed by the American Library Association.

The ALA’s editors critique titles for the …

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

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“Omphalos,” “Cycle” and “FIEA Game Art” unite to intrigue at workshops, Brest Gallery

It was a combination of body casting, navel gazing, lectures, workshops, cutting-edge commercial art, photography and even surprise dancing at a recent art exhibit’s opening reception in the Alexander Brest Gallery.

“Omphalos,” with works by artist Lauren Frances Evans; “Cycle,” …

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Undergraduate Research Grant awarded to DCOB’s Cebula

Undergraduate research is one of the unique activities used to enhance students’ educational experiences while pursuing their bachelor’s degree at Jacksonville University. These experiences are available in all academic disciplines, including economics and finance, where Dr. Richard Cebula has already …

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