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Aviation Ambassador Steven Paduchak gives back to Davis Aviation Center

In 2013, Aviation Management student Steven Paduchak decided he wanted to give back to the program, becoming an Aviation Ambassador. Now a senior who will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management, Paduchak took time to

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Zoo’s leopard exhibit gets a lift from JU students

Jacksonville University students represented the University on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 by partnering with the Jacksonville Zoo and assisting in the leopard exhibit with zoo staff.

Constructing new terrain and updating the structure was the main goal of …

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Mitt Romney to deliver Spring Commencement keynote address

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25, the University announced.

Romney joins a long list of distinguished speakers at …

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Exercise addiction putting more at risk for health problems, new book co-authored by JU fitness expert argues

As in most years, making exercise a more regular habit is again a top New Year’s resolution this year, but a new book argues that a growing number of exercise enthusiasts are taking their passions too far—and it’s becoming a …

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NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell to discuss climate change

What: “Unconventional Solutions to Climate Change” — In an event free to the public, Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss sea level rise and climate change, including the potentially devastating impacts on coastal communities such as …

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It’s all relative: Letters project makes physics fun for the whole family

The Lab Report may be a tradition science educators and students love to hate, but to get around it and inspire his introductory physics students to boot, Physics Professor Brian Lane found another, more personalized approach: weekly letters home.

As …

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New Marketing MBA concentration to align with industry demand

Jacksonville University is constantly looking for ways to provide more prepared graduates to growing areas of our local economy. With the success of Florida-based Acosta, Bi-Lo Winn Dixie, Publix, Sysco, and Beaver Street Fisheries, the Davis College of Business has …

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FIT LIFE: Going Green with your exercise regime

I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.

Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …

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