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U.N.’s Shelly Pitterman to discuss refugee outlook, Cuba policy changes Feb. 13

Shelly Pitterman, who represents the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the U.S. and Caribbean, will visit Jacksonville University at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in a rare local opportunity to engage with an influential leader with three decades’ …

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Vistakon’s Laura Angelini stresses adaptability in a global market at DCOB CEO Speaker Series

This article was written by Faith Doski, Junior Finance major at Jacksonville University and member of the Brumos Circle of Excellence.

Jacksonville University students and faculty recently heard key advice on leading in a diverse, global marketplace from Laura Angelini, …

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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.

The University’s School …

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Memorial service Saturday for alumna Sharon Laird, former Weekend Studies and Lifelong Learning director

A memorial service for alumna Sharon Laird, who advised hundreds of Jacksonville University students and was an instrumental figure at the University in the ‘90s in the College of Weekend Studies and later the College of Lifelong Learning, will be …

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University kicks into high gear as Florida Cup co-host

Score a goal (or three, or four) for Jacksonville University as co-host of the outstanding Florida Cup soccer events this past weekend on campus and at EverBank Field. (Photo gallery below.)

Dozens of media and hundreds of onlookers descended on …

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Mitt Romney to deliver Spring Commencement keynote address

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25, the University announced.

Romney joins a long list of distinguished speakers at …

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NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell to discuss climate change

What: “Unconventional Solutions to Climate Change” — In an event free to the public, Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss sea level rise and climate change, including the potentially devastating impacts on coastal communities such as …

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Live fully by being positive – and steering clear of pessimists, Florida Board of Education Chair Gary Chartrand tells JU graduates

The best way to live a rewarding life, one in which you develop confidence in yourself, resolve to take action and then make some waves along the way, can be summed up in one word: optimism.

That was some of …

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