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JU Alum & High School Coach Celebrates 21-year Perfect Attendance Streak

Jacksonville University graduate Tony Watson (’85) started his 31-year teaching and coaching career in Jacksonville. Currently teaching physical education in Royal Palm Beach at Forest Hill High, his alma mater, Watson displays the “can-do” Dolphin attitude.

Publication: Jodie Wagner reports …

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Juilliard Quartet Founder & Jacksonville University VIP Guest Dies at 97

By Sheri Webber

Born on July 19, 1920, and raised in Portland, Oregon, renowned American violinist Robert Nathaniel Mann made three guest appearances at Jacksonville University (JU).

Mann passed away earlier this year at the age of 97. He is …

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Eppley Foundation Awards JU Professor Funding for Plant-Based Electronics Research

By Sheri Webber

On June 21, The Eppley Foundation for Research awarded Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Ramesh Adhikari $24,850 in grant funding to conduct and oversee undergraduate research on the development of plant-based electronics.

The Foundation …

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River Life: St. Johns River Is Key Hatchery for Shrimp

By Dr. A. Quinton White

One of the joys of living in northeast Florida is the ability to eat fresh Mayport shrimp. I was reminded of just how delicious they are earlier this week.

We took our Marine Science Summer …

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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 …

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Count the Brave: Student Veteran Reflects on Sorrento Study Abroad

“March along, sing our song, with the Army of the free,
Count the brave, count the true, who have fought to victory,
We’re the Army and proud of our name…” ~ from U.S. Army Anthem “The Army Goes Rolling Along”

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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 …

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JU’s Home for Public Policy to Host Key Debates

By Sheri Webber

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (Institute) and WJXT Channel 4 announced last week a televised debate and town hall in the Florida gubernatorial primary races, to be co-hosted at Jacksonville University (JU) in early August.

“The …

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