When it comes to this year’s Matriculation, it’s not just the academic year and the incoming class that are new at Jacksonville University for 2014-15. So are many facilities. And laboratories, equipment and academic programs. And the Provost.Read More »
RIVER LIFE: St. Johns Lower Basin report a mixed bag on river’s health
The recently released State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin contains both good and bad news.
This study, now in its seventh year, is a cooperative effort by scientists from Jacksonville University, the University …Read More »
Jaguars Foundation $10,000 grant funds scholarships for Davis Aviation Center student veterans’ flight fees
A $10,000 grant award announced by the Jaguars Foundation furthers the Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center’s role as a premier flight-training program in the region by providing scholarships to eligible veterans seeking to obtain their initial pilot license.
The program …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Dr. Matrecia James, MBA Students Travel to Japan
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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