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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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Commission on Presidential Debates eyes JU as host site

The Commission on Presidential Debates in Washington, D.C., has announced that Jacksonville University has been selected to be considered to host a Presidential or Vice Presidential debate in fall 2016. It is the first time the University has competed for …

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JU to serve as One Spark curator, will offer free water taxi to event

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. Open to the public, One Spark allows creators, artists, entrepreneurs and innovators to pitch their projects …

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Cleveland Orchestra Brass Trio to perform at JU March 31

The Jacksonville University Division of Music will host a concert by members of the Cleveland Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in Terry Concert Hall on the JU campus. The concert is free and the public is invited.Cleveland Brass Trio

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Public Policy Institute, WJXT co-host Mayoral and Sheriff candidates debates March 18-19

In a two-night live broadcasting event, Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will co-host debates among the candidates vying to become Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff. News4JAX anchor Kent Justice will moderate …

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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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WELL TRAVELED: If you can’t find a travel partner, go solo

I have a large National Geographic map on my wall. Red pins indicate places I have been, and green pins stand for places I want to go. I have plenty of red pins that I have happily placed, but there …

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