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FIT LIFE: Can We Bring Ciclovia to Jacksonville?

According to the 2014 Dangerous by Design report, Jacksonville ranks as the 3rd-most dangerous U.S. city for pedestrians and cyclists. These are not statistics to be proud of. The city’s many long roads with limited crosswalks and sidewalks …

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A Celebration of Life: Remembering Julia Ann Andrae

Jacksonville University is saddened to learn of the death of a beloved, retired nursing faculty member, Julia Ann Andrae. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 12, in the DuPont Auditorium at Baptist Medical …

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EPIC’s ‘Collaborate JU’ harnesses interdisciplinary learning to prepare students for real world

Getting a taste of real-world work experiences is at the heart of Collaborate JU, a program developed through JU’s Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurism​​, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program. Students and professors from multiple disciplines are joining forces with 

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JU welcomes Dr. Megan Phillips, a biomedical engineer, to the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Health Care Sciences Kinesiology Program

Dr. Megan Phillips joined Jacksonville University on July 6, 2015. Dr. Phillips recently completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, where she also earned an MS in Biomedical Engineering and worked with Dr. Peter …

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Student Profile: Kenneth Smith D.D.S.

Meet Dr. Kenneth Smith, who is enrolled in the JU Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences School of Orthodontics’ Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Please describe your educational background including your undergraduate and graduate degrees.
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FIT LIFE: Is air pollution and exercise a toxic mix?

Chances are we can all agree that exercise is good for us and air pollution is not. In fact, air pollution can take years off, while exercise can add years to, our life span. In other words, exercise reduces, while …

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Climate change’s local impacts to be discussed at UN Day event Oct. 24

The JU Political Science Society and Jacksonville Chapter of the United Nations Association will host a program on Climate Change on UN Day this Saturday, Oct. 24 — the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN. The event is …

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‘A milestone in our long partnership’ – Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences celebrated

Jacksonville University’s award-winning health education programs are now officially housed in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, after a naming celebration Monday, Sept. 21, attended by hundreds of students, faculty, healthcare professionals and civic leaders.

“This is a …

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