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WELL-TRAVELED: From Chicago to Detroit, it’s a classic vacation by car

For many baby boomers, the quintessential summer vacation was the family road trip. But those who observe American cultural changes have noticed the decline of the family car vacation.

Many of us remember being loaded in the station wagon with

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American Politics on Film series kicks off with talk by award-winning defense lawyer William Sheppard

The American Politics on Film series at JU, designed to provoke critical thought about our U.S. political world, gets started Monday, Sept. 14, with “Gideon’s Trumpet” and a special appearance by guest William Sheppard, a criminal defense lawyer who has …

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Fran Kinne receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the Women of Influence Awards

Jacksonville University’s own Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the 12th Annual Women of Influence Awards.

FranKinnePhotos05Among her numerous achievements, Dr. Kinne was the first woman to serve as dean of …

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No nun-sense: Theatre Prof. Deborah Jordan fine-tunes her play “The Calling” at famed Seven Devils Playwrights Conference

Deborah Jordan, an Associate Professor of Theatre, was one of two playwrights-in–residence chosen from 500 applicants nationwide to take part in the 2015 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference this summer at the Alpine Playhouse in McCall, Idaho.deborah jordan sevin devils2

A team …

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JU partners with NFL, Jaguars, JSMP to educate certified athletic trainers for Duval high schools

Jacksonville University is partnering with the Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL and Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program in “Project 17” to educate and place full-time certified athletic trainers in 17 Duval County public high schools by 2020.

Helping lead the way in preparing …

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WELL TRAVELED: Vietnam offers enchanting, uncrowded Asian travel experience

Vietnam has surprises for even the most seasoned world traveler.

For those who have already “done” China and Thailand, this intriguing, beguiling and off-the-beaten-track destination offers an Asian traveling experience that transports Americans into a culture that differs starkly from

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