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PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi honored with first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award

PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi received the inaugural Jacksonville University Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13, recognizing one of the world’s most powerful business leaders for her commitment to bettering society and improving the planet.

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Mario & JoJo headlining free Fall Fest concert at Strom Oct. 16

It’s Mario & JoJo, headlining a much-anticipated free Fall Fest concert for the JU community at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Larry Strom Amphitheater on Dolphin Green. Co-headlining the energetic performance will be Young Trajik.mariojojo

Mario, a …

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Looking for love in only one place: Society turning inward on itself, sociology professor argues in new book

SocietyExplainedCover1Rapid technological advances, heavy use of social media, an uncertain economy and more vaguely defined relationship roles are having the paradoxical effect of causing people to become increasingly self-absorbed, damaging the very community they seek to connect with, argues a …

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Hitchcock masterpiece arrives with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play”

It’s a mix of suspense, mystery and live radio as the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts presents the genius of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” Oct. 3-4, complete with a 35-piece live orchestra and “Foley” sound-effects artists to help …

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Bringing it all back home: Senior Alexis Richens’ passion for raising the dance bar rewarded with $15,000 scholarship

Senior dance major Alexis Richens isn’t just looking to boost her own performance standards in the College of Fine Arts. She wants to inspire her fellow Bermudans back on the island to greater heights as well.

The 21-year-old, who is …

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