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FIT LIFE: Want to get in shape? Get a dog

There are many reasons almost 40 percent of U.S. households own a dog. Dogs provide constant companionship, give us unconditional love, make us happy and less stressed, teach responsibility to kids (and adults), and provide safety and entertainment. And caring …

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Risky Business: Adolescent Sexual Behavior and HPV

Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss

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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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Dr. Matrecia James, MBA Students Travel to Japan

MBA Students with Waseda U Students

Dr. Matrecia James, Associate Dean, traveled with her MBA class to Japan for a week of business, university and sightseeing adventures. Along with Dean Don Capener and Executive Advisory Board member Mary Kiefert, seven MBA students accompanied James for a …

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A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded

As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.

“We kids would go down to the mudflats …

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National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields

A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.

The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …

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SACS accredits new JU Doctorate in Business Administration

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has accredited JU’s new Doctorate in Business Administration, giving it approval without conditions or stipulations to begin offering the degree this fall.

The SACS Commission on Colleges endorsement comes on the

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JU MBA program ranks in global top tier

​Jacksonville University’s Master of Business Administration program ranks No. 14 globally, making it a Tier One program in a newly released prestigious international list that closely analyzes “student value” as one of its main criteria.

The 2013 Winter MBA Rankings,

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University earns 10-year reaccreditation

Jacksonville University has been re-accredited, in good standing, for the next decade by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, further solidifying its top-tier status among private Southeast universities.

ju-logo-wave-magazineThe rigorous assessment involved extensive work by administrative officers, faculty, students,

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