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Looking for love in only one place: Society turning inward on itself, sociology professor argues in new book

SocietyExplainedCover1Rapid technological advances, heavy use of social media, an uncertain economy and more vaguely defined relationship roles are having the paradoxical effect of causing people to become increasingly self-absorbed, damaging the very community they seek to connect with, argues a …

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Risky Business: Adolescent Sexual Behavior and HPV

Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss

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Public Policy Institute Hosts Healthcare Conference

Public Policy Institute hosts Healthcare Conference

The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion were under the microscope at the recent JU Public Policy Institute Healthcare Policy Conference, a forum that featured industry leaders discussing health care exchanges, spiraling costs, and …

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JU PPI’s Rick Mullaney hosting quarterly WJCT radio show, ‘Policy Matters’

Rick Mullaney, Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute founding director

Rick Mullaney, founding director of Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute (JU PPI), has begun hosting a quarterly radio show, “Policy Matters,” on WJCT-FM 89.9’s “First Coast Connect.”

“The goal of the

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