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JU Public Policy Institute hosts major Education Policy Conference Nov. 12

Some of Florida’s most prominent education policy leaders will address significant education policy issues, including Florida standards, accountability, school choice and private sector funding initiatives, at a Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute Education Policy Conference, “Shaping Florida’s Future,” from 8:30 …

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RIVER LIFE: Artificial reef experiment in the St. Johns might help your catch

We are getting ready to do an experiment in the St. Johns River, one that could help improve fishing and water quality for decades.

After years of research and community discussions, artificial reefs, or fish habitat enhancements, will be deployed …

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Energy policy is topic of Public Policy Institute’s Hesburgh Lecture Oct. 30

Notre Dame economics Prof. Thomas A. Gresik is set to speak  on energy policy Oct. 30 as part of the JU Public Policy Institute’s Hesburgh Lecture Series.

Gresik, a Kellogg Institute for International Studies fellow at the University of Notre …

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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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