In the spirit of Halloween, the English department held its fourth annual Ghost of JU Write-a-Thon in the Council courtyard. The event is an opportunity for students to tap into their creative writing skills and collectively create a story about …Read More »
Arts and Culture
Art and nature collide to create ‘Instagrammable’ spots in Jax
In 2012, Dr. Melinda Simmons stood among smiling strangers posing in front of colorful murals of wildlife at the San Francisco Zoo for the quintessential vacation photo-op. It’s a similar scene that plays out in places like Nashville, Los Angeles, …Read More »
University Creates Two Schools In Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
Even as the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts celebrates its 60th year, it continues to focus on the future by creating two schools within the college, Jacksonville University Provost Dr. Chris Sapienza announced today.
The Stein College …Read More »
University professors and creative writers to discuss craft during two events
Jacksonville University professors who are also successful authors, poets, and illustrators will discuss their works and their craft during two Creative Writers events on Wednesday, Feb. 26, and Thursday, Feb. 27.
The presenters include:
- John Heine, marine biologist and
University dancers join FSCJ, ESJ for modern dance concert
Dancers from Jacksonville University Linda Barry Stein College of Fine Arts, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Dance Department and Episcopal School of Jacksonville (ESJ) Fine Arts will present an evening of modern dance by the critically acclaimed Cleo Parker …Read More »
Humanities Professor Majfud wins international literary award
Jacksonville University Professor Jorge Majfud put quite a bit of himself into his novel El Mismo Fuego, which recently won The Independent International Literary Award.
Orrizonte Atlantico, the Italian literary agency that organized the competition, called Prof. Majfud’s novel …Read More »
Harvard scholar and poet set to discuss Hero in Ancient Greek Epics as Visiting Writer
Visiting Writer Kevin McGrath, poet-in-residence at Lowell House and Associate of the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University, will discuss the Hero in Ancient Greek Epics from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Terry Concert Hall.
“Essentially what we …Read More »
In the News: Jax Daily Record showcases University art at Nelson Mullins law office
Visiting the offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarbourough on the 41st floor at Bank of America Tower Downtown, you might get the impression you’re in an art gallery instead of law firm.
That’s because the space is filled with …Read More »
Electroacoustic Barn Dance features boundary-challenging performances
From a 10-foot pendulum incorporated into a musical performance to a three-movement piece about mental disorders performed with the Jacksonville Dance Theatre, this year’s Electroacoustic Barn Dance beginning on Thursday, Nov. 14, promises to showcase expanded boundaries.
“This is all …Read More »
Francophones plan plenty of activities for French Week celebration
No passport? No problem! French Week is on its way to campus and bringing lots of cultural activities and food with it.
Jacksonville University’s French classes are pairing up with the Le Cercle Francophone French Club for this annual celebration …Read More »