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“Excellence in Nursing” keynote by Prof. Roberta Christopher galvanizes German health executives

More than 200 top healthcare professionals from across Germany gained key insight from the School of Nursing’s Prof. Roberta Christopher into what it takes to deliver nursing care at the highest levels of expertise worldwide.

Christopher, an Assistant Professor of …

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WELL-TRAVELED: From Chicago to Detroit, it’s a classic vacation by car

For many baby boomers, the quintessential summer vacation was the family road trip. But those who observe American cultural changes have noticed the decline of the family car vacation.

Many of us remember being loaded in the station wagon with

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American Politics on Film series kicks off with talk by award-winning defense lawyer William Sheppard

The American Politics on Film series at JU, designed to provoke critical thought about our U.S. political world, gets started Monday, Sept. 14, with “Gideon’s Trumpet” and a special appearance by guest William Sheppard, a criminal defense lawyer who has …

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RIVER LIFE: The littlest denizens of the river are so intriguing

Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.

The life

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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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