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JU ’13 grad Susan Brodersen now helping others at Gabriel House of Care

JU grad Susan Brodersen has turned her volunteer work into much more at the Gabriel House of Care on the campus of Mayo Clinic Florida in Jacksonville. Wave Weekly caught up with Brodersen, who walked at 2012 Commencement and graduated …

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‘Green Monster’ may be back, JU’s White and Pinto warn in Florida Times-Union

The Green Monster may be back, warn two JU marine science professors in a Florida Times-Union column.

“There is evidence we are seeing the Green Monster return,” Quinton White, executive director of Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute, told columnist

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JU grad Zac Houck nets 3 majors in 3 years — and media attention

JU grad Zac Houck’s exploits on the field and successes off of it are capturing the attention of the media.

Houck, who was a left fielder for the Dolphins baseball team, graduated from Jacksonville University in May 2013 with three

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Good luck JU Air Race Team Katja Jourdan and Amanda Suter!

Best Wishes JU Air Race Team!


June 18-21
Katja Jourdan & Amanda Suter (Classic Racer # 6)
As they embark in their 2450-mile flight
competing among 47 national teams in the Air Race Classic,
the only

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JU Sustainability students, programs to benefit from $10,000 Siemens grant

JU programs that teach students about sustainable dorm living and provide homeless veterans with gardening skills are getting a boost from a $10,000 grant to the university from Siemens Industry Inc.

The company’s Building Technologies division made the gift through …

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JU Public Policy Institute takes major step forward with SACS approval of all degree programs

Reaching another milestone as it prepares to launch the first Master in Public Policy degree program in Florida this fall, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for its signature …

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Jaguars’ Lamping, Florida Blue’s Altmire join JU PPI Board of Advisors

Mark Lamping, president of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Jason Altmire, Florida Blue’s senior vice president for public policy, government and community affairs, have joined the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) Board of Advisors.

The newest JU PPI Board …

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Retired JU Prof. Stephen Baker discusses ‘data mining’ controversy on ‘First Coast Connect’

The recent revelation that the United States government “data mines” its citizens’ personal information has people talking about the issue of civil liberties versus security – and that’s a good thing, retired Jacksonville University Prof. Stephen Baker said Tuesday, June …

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