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Twenty Years Later: Dolphin Heroes Reflect on 9/11

There once was a time when airline passengers could board their flights without first removing their shoes, and carry-on liquids were not limited to 3.4 ounces, and families could wait at the gate for loved ones to depart and to …

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Remembering 9/11: President Cost Looks Back

By all accounts, it was a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the air crisp, as Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, then an executive at Bristol Myers Squibb, finished a two-and-a-half-hour commute from Philadelphia to New York City. He took …

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Cubans Want Political Freedom and Social Justice

The flag of Cuba set against the sky

A hip hop song, “Patria y Vida” (“Homeland and Life”), has galvanized a protest movement demanding change in Cuba.  It condemns the way that the Cuban government has shut down artistic expression, and it rejects the rhetoric and ideas of …

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#JUStrong: Your Voice Matters

Voting precincts, long lines, filling in tiny boxes and receiving an “I Voted” sticker makes voting here in the United States a complex experience. That is why Jacksonville University is doing its part to prepare students for the upcoming election.…

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Opinion: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Dr. Matt Corrigan is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

By Dr. Matthew Corrigan, Dean of JU’s College of Arts & Sciences

As published in the Florida Times-Union opinion section Your Turn

Many concerns have been raised that the 2020 presidential election will produce chaos and possibly violence if …

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River Life: Time to restore the Ocklawaha

Rodman Dam

Is it really July already? This has been an incredible year that few could have imagined in January.

The future is so uncertain with the pandemic and social unrest upsetting the normal patterns of our lives. But we will survive …

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University’s new Data Science minor prepares students for tomorrow

Data Science illustration

Jacksonville University works hard to prepare its students for jobs that don’t yet exist. That means creating courses and programs that cross disciplines and add value to any career.

The University’s Data Science minor, which launches this fall, lands directly …

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US HHS Secretary acknowledges success, potential of Dolphin Pointe

HHS Secretary visits Dolphin Pointe

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis acknowledged both the success and potential of the unique partnership between Dolphin Pointe Health Care and Jacksonville University during a visit to the health care facility …

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University working toward reopening campus in the fall

President Tim Cost ’81 announced some steps Jacksonville University is taking so we can safely welcome students, faculty and staff back to our beautiful campus.

Please watch the update from President Cost outlining how we are preparing our campus while …

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