More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, joining an elite national group whose members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer …Read More »
Arts and Culture
Sheet music giant Carl Fischer publishes long-lost Howard Hanson piano treasure unearthed and edited by JU’s Dr. Scott Watkins
Worldwide sheet music publisher Carl Fischer Music now has a long-lost composition in its cache by award-winning American classical composer and music educator Howard Hanson, thanks to the “Indiana Jones”-type discovery and scholarly research of Dr. Scott Watkins, JU Associate …Read More »
A closer look at each other’s lives inspires JU sociology students along with their Arlington mentees
Students in Sociology Professor Shelley Grant’s Media and Crime class reconnected with youths from Arlington area schools this week to culminate their semester-long mentoring together and give the young mentees a taste of campus life. (See a Facebook photo …Read More »
Baroque instruments spotlighted in annual JU Orchestra holiday concert Dec. 8
A mixture of classical and popular music featuring several JU students as soloists highlights a free concert as the Jacksonville University Orchestra rings in the holidays at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in Terry Concert Hall.
Opening the program is …Read More »
“Fashion Sense: Songs in Recital” CD release event set for Dec. 1 in Terry Concert Hall
A CD release event for “Fashion Sense: Songs in Recital” is at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 in Terry Concert Hall on the campus of Jacksonville University, 2800 University Blvd. N.
The CD on JU label Dolphinium Records is a collaboration …Read More »
JU Wind Ensemble to explore “Music for War and Peace” in free concert Dec. 3
The JU Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in Terry Concert Hall, a free concert that is part of the University’s “Confluence Project,” a program of events connected by the theme “War and Peace.”
The program …Read More »
Get ready for a “Miracle” from JU’s Lux Radio Theatre this Friday and Saturday
They’ve faced aliens, vampires and spies, and now it’s time for a miracle.
Terry Concert Hall will be transformed this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18, into an old-time radio studio, as the College of Fine Arts’ Lux Radio …Read More »
Fall Dance Concert to close with ‘Get Outta My Way’ choreographed by Ariana Grande lead dancers the Nicholson twins
Now that JU dance students have been shown the way, it’s time for Get Outta My Way.
The Fall Dance Concert this Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18, will close with a high-energy street jazz piece called Get Outta My …Read More »
Escalation Workshop joins JU student facilitators with community to shed light on relationship abuse
Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students Africa Pino and Cindy Williams, along with junior biology major Kasey Williams, recently took time to facilitate an Escalation Workshop in downtown Jacksonville at the community group Fresh Futures.
About 60 high school students …Read More »
Physics and Photo students make formidable team in region’s Physics Photo Contest
The UNF Physics Photo Contest is open, and Jacksonville University students are looking to dominate again.
Students from all over the Jacksonville area can enter, and last year, JU students won first and second prize. They are again hoping to …Read More »