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In memory of Stephanie Bloom, JU employee

Stephanie Bloom with her daughter and first son

Jacksonville University is mourning the loss of a talented young member of our community, Stephanie Bloom, who passed away on Sunday, August 19, just two days after giving birth to her third child. She leaves behind her husband John and …

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Fit Life: Plogging, the Fitness Craze That Gets You + JU in Shape

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Originating in Sweden in 2016, and now a global fitness trend, plogging is one part “jogging” and one part garbage “picking.” It comes with all the health benefits of jogging while at the same time cleaning …

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Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship

Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh was awarded a $10,000 scholarship, a gift from Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic presented during a celebratory dinner at the annual Nemours Cochlear Implant …

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National Experts Explore Patient Safety Solutions and Duval County’s Opioid Crisis, Led by JU QSEN Institute

Jacksonville University’s QSEN Institute Regional Center hosted its 2018 Patient Safety Forum on March 2, welcoming a sold-out crowd that included students, safety professionals, policy makers, compliance professionals, pharmacists, risk managers, and medical professionals from across the spectrum of the …

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FIT LIFE: Is gaming addiction a real disorder?

Trust me, I am not a fan of my boys playing video games. We have strict house rules: no gaming during the school week and only for limited times on the weekend (pending if they behaved during the week). This …

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Online Nursing master’s program soars to new heights on U.S. News’ “Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs” list

Engaged students, responsive faculty and state-of-the-art technology have put the online Nursing masters program offered through JU’s Keigwin School of Nursing in elite company on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs” list.

The program, administered …

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NURSED TO HEALTH: When should you call in Hospice?

Recently I was asked a not so uncommon question by someone facing the loss of a loved one because of a terminal illness: How do you know when it’s the right time to call in Hospice?

For most of us, …

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NURSED TO HEALTH: Ostomies can take some getting used to

President Dwight Eisenhower, former pro golfer Al Geiberger, former all-pro Green Bay Packer Jerry Kramer, the late U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas “Tip” O’Neill and Olympic gold medalist and pro golfer Babe Zaharias all had something in common — …

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