American composer James Barnes’ monumental “Third Symphony,” specifically chosen to highlight the fresh acoustics of the newly renovated Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University, will highlight a free joint concert featuring the First Coast Wind Symphony and the JU Wind …Read More »
Most people wouldn’t stare Hurricane Irma’s wake of destruction in the face and see it as an opportunity, but that’s just how the Jacksonville University family saw it: a chance to give back to the Arlington community and accentuate common …Read More »
Nearsightedness — the ability to see close objects more clearly than those far away — now affects about 50 percent of young adults in the United States and Europe. This is double the prevalence of half a century ago. In …Read More »
Like most of you, I spent a lot of time Aug. 21 staring up at the sun with a very dark pair of glasses, completely mesmerized by what I was seeing. The sight was fascinating and sort of eerie at …Read More »
Alumnus Jay Thomas 1948-2017: “He controlled every room he was ever in and was the brightest light in it”
Jacksonville University is deeply saddened by the passing Thursday of Distinguished Alumni Jay Thomas ’72, one of our most well-known and accomplished alumni, a brilliant talent in the arts and entertainment world and a passionate supporter of his beloved alma …Read More »
Jacksonville University has named Randal Freebourn, a performance-driven higher education veteran with extensive fiscal expertise, as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1.
Freebourn is currently Vice President for Finance & Administration and Assistant Treasurer at Wittenberg University in …Read More »
Three top JU Kinesiology students recently traveled to the University of Colorado Boulder to present research at the prestigious American Society of Biomechanics national conference.Read More »
The collegiate shooting world took notice when Jacksonville University’s Varsity Shooting Team morphed into a national powerhouse in just its first several years.
The …Read More »