The Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series recently hosted Trisha Meili, author of the best-selling memoir, I Am the Central Park Jogger. In an effort not to dilute the power of her presentation on …Read More »
In memory of Stephanie Bloom, JU employee
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship
By Sheri Webber
Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh received a $10,000 scholarship, a grant gifted by Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic and presented during a celebratory dinner at the …Read More »
National Experts Explore Patient Safety Solutions and Duval County’s Opioid Crisis, Led by JU QSEN Institute
By Sheri Webber
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, policymakers, compliance professionals, pharmacists, risk managers, and medical professionals from across the spectrum …Read More »
Deep-rooted green efforts gain campus its third straight Tree Campus USA recognition
Jacksonville University has gained official 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation, the third year in a row it has been singled out for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Only 344 campuses – fewer than …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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.Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: 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, …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: Ostomies require life adjustments
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 — …Read More »