The works of five contemporary artists in the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts program at Jacksonville University will be on display Aug. 3-24 in the Alexander Brest Gallery on campus, with an opening reception for the MFA program …Read More »
Arts and Culture
WELL-TRAVELED: Guided vacation or independent travel? It depends on the destination
The summer travel season is upon us and as one considers travel plans within the next few months or later, many seniors may wonder whether to join an escorted tour domestically or abroad, or to travel independently. Both options have
Fine Arts Dean Dr. Henry Rinne rekindles the flame with new documentary on barrier-breaking jazz great Alphonso Trent
When he first dropped the needle on the vinyl more than three decades ago, Dr. Henry Rinne thought he was hearing the sophisticated jazz arrangements and rhythms of Duke Ellington. Or Count Basie. Or some other Big Band giant out …Read More »
2016 Innovators in Education Awards honor those who inspire outstanding K-12 student outcomes
Celebrating the most inspiring and creative minds helping K-12 students in Northeast Florida, Jacksonville University and the Jacksonville Business Journal bestowed the annual Innovators in Education Awards at a luncheon on campus Thursday, May 5, featuring a keynote by JU …Read More »
Case study project in Scotland to highlight international business education
A dozen Davis College of Business international business students will explore differences between Scottish and U.S. business cultures in a case study project in May that will partner them with local business in the U.K. country.
The trip is part …Read More »
Florida should be seen as a gateway to success and innovation, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tells JU PPI board
Issues key to making Florida a player in the global job market – economics, water, education and healthcare – were the focus of an address by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam when he visited with Jacksonville University’s Public Policy …Read More »
JU Choirs to tour Italy in May, including singing Mass at the Vatican
The passports have arrived, the voices are in tune and the excitement is building for 25 Jacksonville University choral students and choral alumni who will perform in some of Italy’s most renowned venues on an upcoming concert tour – including …Read More »
Charter Day 2016: ‘An invitation for JU to serve … and look what happened’
There was graduating senior Amalia Galdona, 22, a double Sculpture and Art History major, taking photos of St. Vincent’s Healthcare workers giving screenings to grateful residents, for a documentary project shepherded by Photography Prof. Ginger Sheridan.
Football Head Coach Ian …Read More »
‘Made in America’ celebrates Bernstein, Thompson at concert this Sunday by Wind Ensemble and Choirs
The Jacksonville University Performing Arts Series will present the JU Choirs and Wind Ensemble in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, in Terry Concert Hall on the JU campus at 2800 University Blvd. North.
The program, titled “Made …Read More »
Prof. Brian Frus’ dazzling outfall of glass sheds light on JU-community partnership
With a baby on the way, classes to teach and students to mentor, Assistant Professor of Glass Brian Frus had to get creative after being offered a plum commission by Hobnob restaurant, a soon-to-open heavy-hitter in the quest to make …Read More »