While we can discuss the impact of such things as temperature and salinity on river life, the most critical component is oxygen. It is the one essential element that must be available for almost all living things to exist. And …Read More »
Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs
Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.
In addition to Dr. Horner’s …Read More »
International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute
They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …Read More »
Rio de Janeiro has been in the news for months leading up to the Olympic Games, and it hasn’t been good: the Zika virus, political unrest, ouster of the president, security issues, an uncertain economy and questions about the city’s …Read More »
Standouts known for their achievements in the military, higher education, philanthropy, healthcare, industry and civic involvement make up one of the strongest cohorts of Distinguished Alumni Jacksonville University has announced since the annual awards began in 1983.
Honored as “Distinguished …Read More »
Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, is already known worldwide for her clinical trials on airway protection, mentoring thousands of students and clinicians, initiating community outreach on voice and respiratory rehabilitation and …Read More »
The Public Policy Institute and WJXT Channel 4, The Local Station, will co-host debates (#JUdebates) Aug. 16-18 among candidates for State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, U.S. Representative for Florida Congressional District 4 and U.S. Representative for Congressional District …Read More »
This is a hard column to write. The topic is difficult and complex, but in addition to that, we usually like to think things are not our fault. Someone else is to blame.
I’m talking about the algae bloom that