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JU’s Quinton White to participate in Riverkeeper forum on controversial river dredging proposal

Quinton White, Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute executive director, will be among the panelists at a July 23 public forum on the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project, the Florida Times-Union reported in its Tuesday, July 9 edition.

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Jacksonville University selects Perry-McCall as contractor for College of Health Sciences project

Jacksonville University has selected Perry-McCall Construction Inc. to build the University’s new $8 million, 30,000-square-foot Colleges of Health Sciences.

Perry-McCall, which built JU’s Marine Science Research Institute, will begin site preparation the week of July 8 and is scheduled to …

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Strong enough to swim from Florida to Cuba? ‘There are lots of things in the water’ to stop you, says JU’s Quinton White

Having the endurance to swim across the ocean is one thing, but being able to overcome what lives in the sea is another  — especially during warm weather, says Quinton White, Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute executive director.


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Jacksonville University Trustee Lawrence Kurzius named McCormick & Co. president, global consumer and chief administrative officer

McCormick & Co. Inc. has appointed Jacksonville University Trustee Lawrence Kurzius to the role of president, global consumer and chief administrative officer.

Effective July 1, Kurzius has the responsibility for McCormick’s consumer business globally as well as several of the

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JU MBA grad John West appointed to railway organization board of governors

Jacksonville University alumnus John L. West, CSX’s vice president of engineering, has been elected to the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Board of Governors.

AREMA is the standards-setting organization for rail engineering.

West, who received a Master of

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Youths learn inner, outer strength at 4th and 1 football camp at JU

By Chelsea Wiggs

JU Communications Major

The road to becoming a professional football player requires mental agility as well as physical muscle, just as becoming a man requires inner fortitude and outer strength.

Forty local high school boys received lessons …

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Jacksonville University flight students’ Air Race Classic adventures recounted in Washington newspaper

The adventures of Jacksonville University flight students Amanda Suter and Katja Jourdan as they took part in a four-day, 2,128-mile air race from Pasco, Wash., to Fayetteville, Ark., are recounted in a June 26 article in The (Longview, Wash.) Daily

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