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Fran Kinne receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the Women of Influence Awards

Jacksonville University’s own Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the 12th Annual Women of Influence Awards.

FranKinnePhotos05Among her numerous achievements, Dr. Kinne was the first woman to serve as dean of …

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Eighth annual St. Johns River Report reveals improvements, concerns

The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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WELL TRAVELED: Vietnam offers enchanting, uncrowded Asian travel experience

Vietnam has surprises for even the most seasoned world traveler.

For those who have already “done” China and Thailand, this intriguing, beguiling and off-the-beaten-track destination offers an Asian traveling experience that transports Americans into a culture that differs starkly from

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HEALTHY LIFE: Being vigilant about your blood pressure

One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. It is a common health problem seen in medical offices and hospitals daily. If treated early and effectively, it can be well controlled.

But, if not controlled, it

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Dr. Matrecia S.L. James Named Shircliff Professor of Business Ethics

Dr. Matrecia S. L. James, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management, has been awarded the Robert T. Shircliff Professor of Business Ethics Endowed Chair. Dr. James began teaching ethics at JU in 2005 and, recently, developed and taught the …

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