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A new Starbucks brings ‘the A package’ atmosphere for students to take a break in the Kinne University Center

The wrapping is off the cushy furniture, the baristas are pouring shots of espresso and the bacon-egg-cheese croissants are hot and ready. The new full-service Starbucks in the Kinne University Center, one of only two on small college campuses in …

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One of strongest freshman classes in JU history greeted by strong investment in progress

One of the strongest incoming classes in Jacksonville University history is being greeted by one of the strongest eras of investment in academic excellence, innovation and community involvement in the school’s history.

An active summer of planning and continued enhancement …

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Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs

Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.ju-logo-wave-magazine

In addition to Dr. Horner’s …

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International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute

CISV IPP Plastics1They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …

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WELL-TRAVELED: Yes, Rio really is that beautiful

Rio de Janeiro has been in the news for months leading up to the Olympic Games, and it hasn’t been good: the Zika virus, political unrest, ouster of the president, security issues, an uncertain economy and questions about the city’s …

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Stein, Mittelman, Moran and Peterson honored as JU 2016 Alumni of Distinction

Standouts known for their achievements in the military, higher education, philanthropy, healthcare, industry and civic involvement make up one of the strongest cohorts of Distinguished Alumni Jacksonville University has announced since the annual awards began in 1983.

Honored as “Distinguished …

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Health Sciences Dean Dr. Christine Sapienza wins ‘Woman of Influence’ award

Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, is already known worldwide for her clinical trials on airway protection, mentoring thousands of students and clinicians, initiating community outreach on voice and respiratory rehabilitation and …

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