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JU One Spark #6: Cinch

Uber meets Wall Street – with a hint of Tinder, Cinch democratizes investment, allowing anyone with a phone and as little as a few pennies to play The Street. Poised to be the most financially disruptive app in history, Cinch …

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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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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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Free conference Feb. 7 partners teachers and residents to improve reading education

Parents, grandparents, mentors, teachers, administrators and students interested in improving reading education for children are invited to attend “Celebrating Teachers. Celebrating Reading.” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 7, at Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business.

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Zoo’s leopard exhibit gets a lift from JU students

Jacksonville University students represented the University on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 by partnering with the Jacksonville Zoo and assisting in the leopard exhibit with zoo staff.

Constructing new terrain and updating the structure was the main goal of …

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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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