A state-of-the-art residence hall, inviting study spaces, cutting-edge academic programs, a completely updated fitness center, new labs, the U.S.’s leading food-service provider added to the JU team — and some words of wisdom from an Apollo moonwalker. Not a bad …Read More »
Arts and Culture
Art professors to show works at Riverside’s Clay & Canvas Friday, Aug. 28
Works by Lily Kuonen and Tiffany W. Leach, both Assistant Professors of Art at JU, will be on display from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, during an Open Studio Night Exhibition at the Clay & Canvas Studio they operate in …Read More »
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.
Among her numerous achievements, Dr. Kinne was the first woman to serve as dean of …Read More »
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.
A team …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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
Weird Romance: Two One-Act Musicals of Speculative Fiction
Described as speculative fiction in two acts, Weird Romance tackles topics not usually explored in romantic comedy. Science fiction and romance combine to create a very interesting evening of theatre. The score is by Alan Menken, who also wrote timeless …Read More »
Classic toys, military life, 3D printing are topics in “MFA: in the works” exhibit July 29-Aug. 26
Vivid artwork highlighting military life, survivalism, nostalgic toys and even a 7-foot-tall 3D printer will be on display beginning July 29 at Jacksonville University as six contemporary artists pursuing master’s degrees in visual arts unveil their recent works at the …Read More »
Music majors hit the right note at Golden Isles youth music camp
Music majors Erik Blomgren, Brendan Kohler, Edward Latimer, Ian Rodgers, Mamie Lue Small and Kimberly Trumbull recently spent a week as summer camp interns for the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra in Brunswick, Ga.
The fifth annual music camp, which was …Read More »
West End Boy: Music Theatre major Matthew Robertson gets chance of a lifetime in London
Junior Matthew Robertson will get special training and a close look at London’s historic West End this summer with Performing Arts Abroad.
The Musical Theatre training intensive in London’s historic West End (sometimes called the Broadway of London) begins …Read More »