Jacksonville University will award its inaugural Presidential Global Citizen Award to PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi, one of the world’s most influential business leaders and a champion of critical societal issues such as sustainable commerce efforts, …Read More »
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 …Read More »
The U.S. Constitution: Get to know it Nov. 17 with legal expert Garrett Epps
Renowned legal expert and author Garrett Epps will put the U.S. Constitution under the microscope in a presentation Monday, Nov. 17, at Jacksonville University.
Epps, author of the 2013 Silver Gavel Award finalist “American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution,” is …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
U.S. Reps. Brown, Crenshaw discuss timely topics from Ebola to ISIS at Public Policy Institute
A travel ban from West African countries in the wake of the Ebola outbreak was a hot topic Thursday, Oct. 16, as the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) hosted U.S. Congress members Corrine Brown and Ander Crenshaw for …Read More »
ISIS, veterans’ affairs, ports and more on tap at Public Policy Institute event Oct. 16
U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown and Ander Crenshaw are set to discuss foreign policy and ISIS, Veterans and Military Affairs, International Trade and the Port, Transportation and more at a Public Policy Institute event Thursday, Oct. 16. The event is free …Read More »
Looking for love in only one place: Society turning inward on itself, sociology professor argues in new book
Rapid 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 …Read More »
Sustainability and giving back inspire students’ work on The Giving Garden
Students in Sustainability worked side by side with students and parents from San Jose Episcopal Day School recently to jump-start The Giving Garden on the day school’s campus as part of the Green Apple Day of Service. The Center for …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: St. Johns Lower Basin report a mixed bag on river’s health
The recently released State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin contains both good and bad news.
This study, now in its seventh year, is a cooperative effort by scientists from Jacksonville University, the University …Read More »