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Design professor lands project in Times Square

When Assistant Professor of Design Ron Edelen dives into freelance design projects with some of the most recognizable brands in the world, that translates into opportunity and real-world knowledge for his students. 


2021 was a busy year for Edelen. While …

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Freedom to Create, and Relate

Choral Union

The Linda Berry Stein College Choral Performers Thrive in the Midst of the Pandemic

“If I can sing, I still am free.” This lyric from Refuge by American composer Elaine Hagenberg, performed as part of the Jacksonville University Fall Choral …

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Creative Arts Series explores the human condition

In celebration of the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts’ 60th Anniversary, the 2021-2022 Creative Arts Series presents a season of performances, interactive exhibits and celebratory events spanning the visual and media arts, performance arts, design, and humanities. Featuring …

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 Logo

Originally observed as a week-long celebration of the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, Hispanic Heritage Month was extended from September 15 to October 15 by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Today, this month-long tribute is a time …

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Cubans Want Political Freedom and Social Justice

The flag of Cuba set against the sky

A hip hop song, “Patria y Vida” (“Homeland and Life”), has galvanized a protest movement demanding change in Cuba.  It condemns the way that the Cuban government has shut down artistic expression, and it rejects the rhetoric and ideas of …

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Kinne Legacy Exhibition to Open at Alexander Brest Gallery

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Smiling while sitting on a couch

When Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne first set foot on the campus of Jacksonville University, no one knew the changes that would follow, the impact she would have, the legacy she would leave, and yet, she shaped the future of this …

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