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TSA Security Director visits Women in Aviation

The School of Aviation recently welcomed Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Federal Security Director Patricia Chasse Hiatt to speak with Aviation students on her duties and responsibilities in the North Florida area. Periodically, the “Women in Aviation” group brings in highly …

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Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8

Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …

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Commission on Presidential Debates eyes JU as host site

The Commission on Presidential Debates in Washington, D.C., has announced that Jacksonville University has been selected to be considered to host a Presidential or Vice Presidential debate in fall 2016. It is the first time the University has competed for …

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RIVER LIFE: Year of the River has been eye-opening

This has been an exciting year for the St. Johns River.

I don’t think there has been a time when more attention has been focused on the river, with more people than ever concerned and engaged in discussions about this

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First Health Informatics master’s in region addresses industry need for ‘Big Data’ analytics

Responding to a changing healthcare industry demanding data expertise, JU’s colleges of Health Sciences and Business have collaborated to create the first health informatics master’s degree in the region, to prepare graduates for the workforce with the most relevant skills …

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Public Policy Institute, WJXT co-host Mayoral and Sheriff candidates debates March 18-19

In a two-night live broadcasting event, Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will co-host debates among the candidates vying to become Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff. News4JAX anchor Kent Justice will moderate …

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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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