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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Ebola virus topic of presentation Jan. 29 in Gooding Auditorium
Jacksonville University’s College of Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelli Wells, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Duval County, will present a discussion of the Ebola virus at 12:15 p.m. Jan. 29. in Gooding Auditorium …Read More »
New Fine Arts Dean, Chief Financial Officer and Career Development Director named
Jacksonville University has named Dr. Henry Rinne as College of Fine Arts Dean, effective March 1; David Healy as Chief Financial Officer, effective Feb. 4; and Toni Higgs as Director of the Career Development Center, effective immediately.
“These are …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »