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Don’t sit on the sidelines, former Sen. Bob Graham tells students in Public Policy Institute address

Jacksonville University has established its Public Policy Institute for the right reason: to function as a proactive, rather than reactive, service to the public, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham said at the Institute’s Board of Advisors meeting …

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“Awe-inspiring” theater a matter of child’s play for students guided by renowned Creatively Independent resident artists

The revolution is here! No more waiting for someone else to pick you for a job, the part or the opportunity. Create your own. Uncover your passion. Embrace your unique process.

That’s the mission statement for Creatively Independent, a cutting-edge …

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Sea of Blue: Remembering the fallen with help from JU Photography students

A group of Jacksonville University students have come to the aid of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

Not for an emergency, but to help document JFRD’s largest and most visible annual event: the Sea of Blue Fallen Firefighter Memorial …

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“Hearing” silent films at the heart of $10,000 Fine Arts grant to create live music for movie classics

Letting viewers “hear” silent films through original music is at the heart of a JU College of Fine Arts Division of Music project benefiting from a $10,000 grant by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville.

JU Assistant Music Prof. Tony

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The fertile power of STEM at JU attracts youthful attention

The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.

Those were just …

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Music Prof. Scott Watkins has them standing at Carnegie Hall

Associate Professor of Piano Dr. Scott Watkins recently performed a solo recital at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall in the Weill Recital Hall.

His ambitious program included three masterworks from the early 20th century: Bela Bartok’s primitive-sounding Piano Sonata, composed …

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Civil, robust debate as Public Policy Institute hosts third of mayor’s town halls on emotional LGBT rights issue

With impassioned views on both sides over whether the city’s anti-discrimination laws should be expanded to cover lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute did its job well Tuesday, Dec. 15, hosting respectful discussion on …

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Daniel Gulbransen awarded Fred B. Noble Gold Medal for Scholarship

Congratulations to Daniel Jacob Gulbransen, 24, of Appleton, Wis., who was awarded the Fred B. Noble Gold Medal for Scholarship at Jacksonville University’s fall 2015 commencement ceremony Dec. 12.

The medal is given to undergraduates with the highest GPA in …

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