More peer recovery specialists will be available for underserved areas as JU’s School of Applied Health Sciences and Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies enhance a pioneering training program with a major $447,150 subcontract awarded through a federal grant …Read More »
A major seminar at Jacksonville University Nov. 14 will gather the region’s top substance abuse experts to describe outreach, prevention and treatment for those affected by the cascading U.S. drug epidemic, including U.S. veterans.
The 3½-hour event is supported by …Read More »
Escalation Workshop joins JU student facilitators with community to shed light on relationship abuse
Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students Africa Pino and Cindy Williams, along with junior biology major Kasey Williams, recently took time to facilitate an Escalation Workshop in downtown Jacksonville at the community group Fresh Futures.
About 60 high school students …Read More »
More than a third of adults and a sixth of youths are obese in the United States, and Yale health expert Dr. David Katz will discuss what can be done about this enormous health crisis in a free Distinguished Lecture …Read More »
Closing a loop some 80 years in the making, JU Downtown is officially open for business, bringing Jacksonville University programs and faculty back to the epicenter of the city for the first time since the University’s beginnings in 1934.
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Newly named Alfred I. duPont Plaza study space celebrates acclaimed philanthropist, nursing scholarship fund
Jacksonville University is celebrating its new Alfred I. duPont Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund and honoring Alfred I. duPont’s commitment to education by naming one of its most prominent study spaces for the legendary industrialist and philanthropist.
The Alfred I. duPont …Read More »
Nearsightedness — the ability to see close objects more clearly than those far away — now affects about 50 percent of young adults in the United States and Europe. This is double the prevalence of half a century ago. In …Read More »
Three top JU Kinesiology students recently traveled to the University of Colorado Boulder to present research at the prestigious American Society of Biomechanics national conference.Read More »