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MARKET LIFE: What to Look for in a Business Program

By Dr. Don Capener

Is academic excellence always subjective?

Most observers would say yes; academic excellence is subjective because it is sometimes difficult to measure improvement in higher education and agree on the most important outcomes.

Another way to measure …

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JU Women Aviators’ Early Celebration of National Aviation Day

By Sheri Webber

The 2018 42nd Annual Air Race Classic, today’s descendant of the Powder Puff Derby, has been a Jacksonville University (JU) tradition since 2010.

The 2,400-mile transcontinental competition has roots to the 1929 Women’s Air Derby. Open to …

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Eppley Foundation Awards JU Professor Funding for Plant-Based Electronics Research

By Sheri Webber

On June 21, The Eppley Foundation for Research awarded Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Ramesh Adhikari $24,850 in grant funding to conduct and oversee undergraduate research on the development of plant-based electronics.

The Foundation …

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River Life: St. Johns River Is Key Hatchery for Shrimp

By Dr. A. Quinton White

One of the joys of living in northeast Florida is the ability to eat fresh Mayport shrimp. I was reminded of just how delicious they are earlier this week.

We took our Marine Science Summer …

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Count the Brave: Student Veteran Reflects on Sorrento Study Abroad

“March along, sing our song, with the Army of the free,
Count the brave, count the true, who have fought to victory,
We’re the Army and proud of our name…” ~ from U.S. Army Anthem “The Army Goes Rolling Along”

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Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship

By Sheri Webber

Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh received a $10,000 scholarship, a grant gifted by Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic and presented during a celebratory dinner at the …

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JU CFA team wins national research challenge, looks forward to Global Final

By Marilyn Young

As the Jacksonville University team shook hands with the judges of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, Jamie Seim saw a little something in their eyes.

Seim and his team members, Henry Crayton and Maria “M.J.” Fueyo, had …

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JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

By Sheri Webber

Julie S. Brannon, Ph.D., Professor and English Chair, Division of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences, was honored Friday, March 23, as Jacksonville University’s 2018-19 Professor of the Year.

The much-anticipated award, and several other honors, were …

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JU launches Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship Program with City of Jacksonville

An historic initiative backed by the Mayor, Jacksonville University and key black community advocates will offer future African-American leaders a two-year JU Master in Public Policy scholarship, a city internship and job placement help that keeps their vision and talent …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance to bring hundreds of composers and performers to campus for free festival

The Seventh Annual Electroacoustic Barn Dance is coming Feb. 8-10 to Jacksonville University, a free three-day national festival of electronic music and art drawing acclaimed composers and artists from as far away as Estonia.

On stage performing with top student …

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