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WAVE+ “A Little Lunch Music” Premieres at DCOB

A new collaboration between WAVE Magazine and student-led campus publications, including The Navigator and The Aquarian, WAVE+ features articles written by and about Jacksonville University students.

By Gabriela Lovera, Editor-in-Chief of The Navigator

“A Little Lunch Music” performance series …

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On the Front Lines: The JU Davis College of Business Tokyo-Waseda Experience

By Natasha Ubani

Kon’nichiwa Minna-san, and greetings from Tokyo, Japan!

What comes to mind when you think of Japanese culture? For a lot of people, I’m pretty sure the top answer is manga/anime culture. For me, it’s sushi. Unashamed …

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ELEMENTALS— JU Super Isabella Martinez

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

By Carley Stickney

Isabella Martinez, a junior musical theatre student at Jacksonville University (JU), has been on the stage her entire life.

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Composing the Future: Jacksonville’s Watkins-Hanson Journey

Dr. Scott Watkins, Professor of Piano and coordinator of keyboard studies at Jacksonville University (JU) since 2001, researches the early life of famed American composer Howard Hanson in his spare time, focusing on the years that preceded Hanson’s directorship at

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JU in Italy: Welcome to Sant’Anna

By Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Spanning three centuries, the Sant’Anna Institute has stood as a source of learning, light, and leadership for the Sorrento community in the Campagna region of southern Italy. Located high above the Bay of Naples, jetting out …

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JAGS Favorite, JAX Native, JU Legacy Alum

Alexander “Alec” Hadden graduated from Jacksonville University (JU) in 2014, with his BFA in Musical Theatre. On Sept. 16, he wowed a packed stadium where more than 68,500 fans anticipated the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off with the New England Patriots …

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A Little Love from JU Alum & Muralist Chris Sweeney

On Sat., Sept. 8, Christopher Sweeney (’13) adds his personal touch to Jacksonville University (JU) in a big way. The weekend project centers on JU’s Founders Building, an original and historical structure on campus, and involves Sweeney’s unique art of …

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Art Here and Now: JU’s Newest Public Installations

The cool and coastal tones of Opportunity by recent Jacksonville University (JU) College of Fine Arts graduate Tori West and the undulating River Wise marinescape by MFA candidate Tiffany Gonzalez, are JU’s newest public art installations.

Opportunity

Opportunity, installed …

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Then and Now: RiverTones Ensemble Jazzes Up Fall Semester

It has been more than a decade since the Jacksonville University (JU) Dolphinaires graced stages around the state of Florida.

Today, JU’s newest vocal performance ensemble, RiverTones, enters its second year with big plans to bring a little jazz to …

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