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JU PPI, WJXT co-hosting crucial second round of live Mayoral and Sheriff debates

Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will again co-host hour-long debates between the candidates for Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff, including the final debate before the May 19 election in the hotly …

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Latest members inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Its members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes; served as Secretaries of State and Defense; helped invent the computer mouse; received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; and walked and flown …

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JU Orchestra and Chorale to perform April 18

The Jacksonville University Orchestra and Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Marguerite Richardson, will present Mozart’s Requiem, on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 7:30 pm in Terry Concert Hall. Left unfinished at the time of his death, …

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JU One Spark #6: Cinch

Uber meets Wall Street – with a hint of Tinder, Cinch democratizes investment, allowing anyone with a phone and as little as a few pennies to play The Street. Poised to be the most financially disruptive app in history, Cinch …

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JU One Spark Project #5: Dolphinium Records

Dolphinium Records is an independent record label that is run by Jacksonville University’s music department staff and music business students. Its goal is to provide local and regional artists with quality recordings in a professional atmosphere. In addition, Dolphinum Records …

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JU One Spark Project #2: Global Business Imperative

The brainchild of Jacksonville University Davis College of Business Professor, Dr. Doug Johansen, The Global Business Imperative project is dedicated to promoting the importance of global markets for small and medium size enterprises.

Dr. Johansen is Assistant Professor of Marketing …

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Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8

Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …

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JU One Spark Project #1: BamBoost

From April 7-12 Jacksonville University will serve as a project curator for One Spark 2015, which is billed as the world’s largest crowdfunding festival. Over the next several days, we will highlight projects located in our open-air venue at Main …

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