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Student newspaper publishes last edition for academic year

The Navigator, Jacksonville University’s award-winning student newspaper, recently published its last edition for the 2019-2020 academic year.

You can read all the articles here.

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The Navigator, which was first published in 1934, maintains both a print publication and …

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University nursing community finds new ways to serve

In the midst of current adversity, the Jacksonville University nursing community banded together to engage in initiatives to uplift and aid their colleagues, who are treating victims of the COVID-19 virus.

The idea evolved from Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing …

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Panelists discuss technological revolution in food industry

Panelists talk about technology in food industry

Technology can bring revolutionary change to industry – often in unexpected ways.

Raised customer expectations, for instance.

“Customer expectations are only going to get more intense,” Matt Gutermuth, executive vice president and chief operating officer of food service technology provider …

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Dr. Barbara Ritter to join University as new Dean of Davis College of Business

Dr. Barbara Ritter

Building upon the strength and long-standing success of its internationally-ranked Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University today announced the selection of the College’s next dean, Dr. Barbara A. Ritter. 

“With more than 20 years of experience teaching and leading in …

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Made In Space manufacturing aims to improve peoples’ lives

Justin Kugler SELS

A Jacksonville-based technology company executive says his firm’s mission is to put space to work for everyone.

“We’re aimed at making tangible products that make peoples’ lives better,” Made In Space Vice President of Advanced Programs and Concepts Justin Kugler …

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Family inspired business school alumna’s success as romance novelist

Brenda Jackson novels

Not everyone thinks of a business administration degree and creative writing career as complementary, but Brenda Jackson relied on the encouragement of her grandmother and husband to blend those things into a thriving endeavor.

A 1989 Jacksonville University alumna and …

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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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