There once was a time when airline passengers could board their flights without first removing their shoes, and carry-on liquids were not limited to 3.4 ounces, and families could wait at the gate for loved ones to depart and to …Read More »
Remembering 9/11: President Cost Looks Back
By all accounts, it was a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the air crisp, as Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, then an executive at Bristol Myers Squibb, finished a two-and-a-half-hour commute from Philadelphia to New York City. He took …Read More »
River Life: Climate Change is Real
Climate change is real. The impact is becoming more and more evident as time goes on. The impact to the St. Johns River is of great concern to a number of people. It is a shame that our political leaders …Read More »
Connectivity and Cohesion Missing from Virtual Work Environment
As we are keenly aware, there is one big drawback from working in close proximity with other humans: increased transmissibility of viruses and disease. However, as the workplace has shifted to flex and virtual work, consideration should also be given to …Read More »
Ricker-Gilbert Named NCAA Legislative Committee Chair
Jacksonville University Senior Vice President and Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert was named Chair of the NCAA Division I Legislative Committee, effective July 1, 2021.
Ricker-Gilbert will provide leadership to the subcommittee of the Division I Council, whose primary responsibility …
Vaccinations and Mythbusters
Since the onset of the pandemic, Jacksonville University has remained committed to the health and safety of its students, faculty, and staff. Along with the rest of the world, the University has incorporated numerous COVID-related mitigation efforts.
Many classes are …Read More »
Aura Air Purification Pilot Program in Place for Fall Semester
This fall as students return to Jacksonville University, and some semblance of normal resumes, there will be a new addition to the incoming class. It may not be noticed at first. Designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, it could …Read More »
National Science Foundation Grant to Support High-achieving, Low-income Students
As Jacksonville University expands its learning and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, it is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship program made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Jacksonville University was recently …Read More »
Cubans Want Political Freedom and Social Justice
A hip hop song, “Patria y Vida” (“Homeland and Life”), has galvanized a protest movement demanding change in Cuba. It condemns the way that the Cuban government has shut down artistic expression, and it rejects the rhetoric and ideas of …Read More »
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Critical to Estuarine Ecosystems
Submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, is a critical component of estuarine ecosystems. The St. Johns River and Indian River Lagoon just to our south are examples of what can happen when the delicate balance of environmental factors is impacted.
The …Read More »