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JU Sustainability students, programs to benefit from $10,000 Siemens grant

JU programs that teach students about sustainable dorm living and provide homeless veterans with gardening skills are getting a boost from a $10,000 grant to the university from Siemens Industry Inc.

The company’s Building Technologies division made the gift through …

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JU Public Policy Institute takes major step forward with SACS approval of all degree programs

Reaching another milestone as it prepares to launch the first Master in Public Policy degree program in Florida this fall, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for its signature …

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Jaguars’ Lamping, Florida Blue’s Altmire join JU PPI Board of Advisors

Mark Lamping, president of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Jason Altmire, Florida Blue’s senior vice president for public policy, government and community affairs, have joined the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) Board of Advisors.

The newest JU PPI Board …

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Retired JU Prof. Stephen Baker discusses ‘data mining’ controversy on ‘First Coast Connect’

The recent revelation that the United States government “data mines” its citizens’ personal information has people talking about the issue of civil liberties versus security – and that’s a good thing, retired Jacksonville University Prof. Stephen Baker said Tuesday, June …

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JU economist John Buck analyzes Obamacare in 904 Magazine

In an insightful “For and Against” package in the June 2013 issue of 904 Magazine, JU economist John Buck and UNF economist Paul Mason discuss the merits (and demerits) of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 – also known as

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JU Touring Choir delights crowds in Paris, Chartres, Nantes

Jacksonville University’s Touring Choir members made new fans and a lifetime of memories during a France excursion that included performances by the choir at three magnificent Catholic cathedrals, along with some of the world’s finest sightseeing.

The May 6-13 trip …

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From President Cost: New JU Presidential Fellows announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To the JU community,

Congratulations to the entire Jacksonville University family for your fantastic turnout last week for the groundbreaking of our new College of Health Sciences building.

To see the engagement of …

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JU’s Dr. Jorge Majfud touted as one of “10 most important Hispanic authors” in Impacto Latin News

By Lauren Michelle Tidwell ’13

BA English/BFA in Art with Photography Concentration

JU assistant professor of Spanish Jorge Majfud is being praised as one of the current 10 most important Hispanic authors in Impacto Latin News, New York’s oldest …

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