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Attack of the $13 Trillion Monster: Professor Richard Cebula explores the “new normal” of deficit spending

Illustrations by Cleo Brock ’16

Throughout most of U.S. history, the nation’s biggest budget deficits have come in times of war. From the Revolutionary War through Vietnam, armed conflict has ballooned the nation’s budgets and borrowing. But when the fighting …

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Civil, robust debate as Public Policy Institute hosts third of mayor’s town halls on emotional LGBT rights issue

With impassioned views on both sides over whether the city’s anti-discrimination laws should be expanded to cover lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute did its job well Tuesday, Dec. 15, hosting respectful discussion on …

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Public Policy Institute wraps up banner year

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute finishes an extraordinary year of progress in 2015, with substantive political debates, a much-cited inaugural GOP primary poll, important lectures, the conferring of the first MPP degrees in the history of Florida, and more. …

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EPIC’s ‘Collaborate JU’ harnesses interdisciplinary learning to prepare students for real world

Getting a taste of real-world work experiences is at the heart of Collaborate JU, a program developed through JU’s Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurism​​, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program. Students and professors from multiple disciplines are joining forces with 

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Strong mix of Davis College of Business students honored on 2015 Top 40 Talent list

From Sport Business majors gaining coveted internships with the Jacksonville Jaguars to Aviation Management students setting up foreign exchange programs for JU in Taipei to Consumer Goods & Services Marketing MBA candidates breaking gender barriers in the supply chain industry, …

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Faculty and student research using drones to study oyster beds gets off the ground at crowdfunder Experiment.com

With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones …

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Brumos Circle of Excellence students gain a window into an industry with visit to Haskell

Brumos Circle of Excellence students recently got an inside view of design-build industry leader Haskell when they visited with executives at the Jacksonville company’s downtown offices.  John Paul Saenz, Industrial Group President, and Don Baldwin, Senior VP/Chief Marketing and …

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