Most Americans know obesity is bad for their health and that it’s increasing at an alarming rate. In fact, obesity climbed from 25 percent to 35 percent for women and from 20 percent to 35 percent for men during the …Read More »
They’re a unique cohort of students at Jacksonville University, entering eager to learn all they can in their chosen subject and leaving not only with their bachelor’s degree but as officers in the U.S. military, proud alumni of one of …Read More »
You’re aging. You’re a woman. You have a diet low in calcium.
Those and other factors mean you could be at higher risk for osteoporosis, a medical condition in which bones become weak and brittle and more susceptible to fracture.
The “tomato effect” occurs when highly effective therapies are either ignored or rejected. Generally, the reason for this is that the therapies do not make sense in the context of popular beliefs or understandings. A tomato effect, however, can also …Read More »
Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8
Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …Read More »
In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …Read More »
The fifth annual interdisciplinary panel discussion presented by Jacksonville University’s College of Arts and Sciences, titled “The Walking Dread: Society, Plague, and Zombies,” promises a provocative blend of discussion on scientific and medical discoveries, societal fears, literature and even …Read More »