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Latest members inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Its members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes; served as Secretaries of State and Defense; helped invent the computer mouse; received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; and walked and flown …

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FIT LIFE: Does exercise show signs of a ‘tomato effect’?

The “tomato effect” occurs when highly effective therapies are either ignored or rejected. Generally, the reason for this is that the therapies do not make sense in the context of popular beliefs or understandings. A tomato effect, however, can also …

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Pilot gateway program through jetBlue Airlines provides opportunities for aviation students

Jacksonville University Aviation students Joseph Schmidt and Nathan Whittenton will join 17 other jetBlue University Gateway students when they attend the “Sun ‘n Fun” International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland April 22.

Gateway students competed by writing an essay on …

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TSA Security Director visits Women in Aviation

The School of Aviation recently welcomed Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Federal Security Director Patricia Chasse Hiatt to speak with Aviation students on her duties and responsibilities in the North Florida area. Periodically, the “Women in Aviation” group brings in highly …

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JU One Spark Project #2: Global Business Imperative

The brainchild of Jacksonville University Davis College of Business Professor, Dr. Doug Johansen, The Global Business Imperative project is dedicated to promoting the importance of global markets for small and medium size enterprises.

Dr. Johansen is Assistant Professor of Marketing …

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Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8

Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …

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JU One Spark Project #1: BamBoost

From April 7-12 Jacksonville University will serve as a project curator for One Spark 2015, which is billed as the world’s largest crowdfunding festival. Over the next several days, we will highlight projects located in our open-air venue at Main …

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