American composer James Barnes’ monumental “Third Symphony,” specifically chosen to highlight the fresh acoustics of the newly renovated Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University, will highlight a free joint concert featuring the First Coast Wind Symphony and the JU Wind …Read More »
Most people wouldn’t stare Hurricane Irma’s wake of destruction in the face and see it as an opportunity, but that’s just how the Jacksonville University family saw it: a chance to give back to the Arlington community and accentuate common …Read More »
Lindsay Wolf brings her daughters ages 1, 3 and 4 to school so her graduate pediatrics students have real-world patients to examine and learn from.
Dennis Oakes uses online gaming and interactive exercises to keep his Nursing students engaged in …Read More »
Congratulations to JU’s 2016-17 graduating seniors and faculty top award winners, announced at this year’s Spring commencement on April 29:
President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership/Undergraduate: Hanna McMahon graduated magna cum laude and Phi Kappa Phi, earning a bachelor’s degree …Read More »
Sen. Aaron Bean ’89 to JU Spring 2017 graduates: wield your “superpowers,” dream bigger to do incredible things
Quoting Nelson Mandela and Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and with references to Spider-Man, Drake, Clash of Clans, Star Wars, Adele and others, Florida Sen. Aaron Bean urged Jacksonville University graduates Saturday, April 29, to harness their “superpowers” to take …Read More »
Florida Sen. Aaron Bean ’89 to be awarded honorary doctorate, deliver keynote address at Commencement April 29
Florida Sen. Aaron Bean, a 1989 graduate of Jacksonville University, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 900 graduating students as JU celebrates its Spring Commencement Saturday, April 29, under the oak canopy of its Science Green.
Sen. Bean was first …Read More »
High School and Collegiate Concerto Competition winners perform April 23 with First Coast Wind Symphony
The Jacksonville University Performing Arts Series will present the First Coast Wind Symphony featuring winners of the 2017 Concerto Competition for High School and Collegiate Musicians at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in Terry Concert Hall. The concert is free …Read More »
Just three days shy of Giorno della Liberazione – Italian Liberation Day — the Jacksonville University Orchestra finishes up the 2016-17 season April 22 with a free evening of music for the community featuring an Italian flare.
The program, called …Read More »
‘Flexing our considerable muscle’: JU gives Arlington its all with its most impressive Charter Day of Service to date
On “the most important, exhilarating and vibrant single day of community service in its history,” as JU President Tim Cost put it, the diverse family that is Jacksonville University put the surrounding Arlington area in its embrace as never before …Read More »