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Black History Month: How the Black community can maintain mental health in a pandemic

Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Dr. Michelle Mitchell will speak Feb. 22 as part of Jacksonville University’s Black History Month’s “Diversity & Discussion” speaker series. 

Her speech titled “Losing it! Mental Health and Pandemic Related Stress Among the

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Deep Dive: Employee needs are changing and organizations must follow

In the midst of what some have coined “the great resignation,” companies are rushing to offer benefits that match the needs and desires of this new, empowered workforce—a workforce where a significant number are willing to resign without an alternative …

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Jacksonville University to launch Florida’s first Certificate in Comprehensive Oral Implantology with M.S. in Dentistry

In response to the evolving needs of patients, Jacksonville University today announced a three-year Master of Science in Dentistry and Certificate in Comprehensive Oral Implantology, supported by the Comprehensive Oral Implantology Residency Foundation (COIRF) and using the American Academy …

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Turbo roundabout enhances the University’s front door, surrounding Arlington neighborhood

The newly-completed turbo roundabout that loops drivers into the Jacksonville University campus from Merrill Road and University Boulevard isn’t just a “game changer” for JU, but for the entire Arlington community.

President Tim Cost said the roundabout enhances the front …

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MSRI students go knee-deep in St. Johns River research

With small artificial reefs in hand, Biology Professor Dr. Dan McCarthy and his students waded through the tall grassy banks and into the St. Johns River just outside the Marine Science Research Institute. 

As Dr. McCarthy supervised, marine science students …

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Dolphin Dash, JU annual giving challenge, starts Feb. 14

Last year, we set records. This year, we’re aiming to shatter them. From Feb. 14-18, Jacksonville University’s competitive giving challenge returns – Dolphin Dash.

Dolphin Dash allows donors to impact the areas of campus that have impacted them the …

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Q&A: Black Professionals panelists talk career advice, Black history

Several Black professionals at the top of their fields will speak with Jacksonville University students Feb. 2 as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration. Students will have the chance to listen to a panel discussion and ask their …

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Black History Month events begin on campus, virtually Feb. 1

This year’s Black History Month celebration at Jacksonville University focuses on celebrating Black culture, encouraging wellness and self-care and connecting with others on campus. 

Join the Student Inclusion Center as it hosts a series of nine events throughout the month …

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River Life: Polluted waters harming manatee populations across Florida

Our charismatic megafauna, the manatee, which is also the Florida state mammal, is in trouble, again. The manatee, or sea cow, is that large, so-ugly-it-is-cute, aquatic plant-eating, gentle giant that can weigh 1,000 pounds or more. Maintaining that size and …

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Basketball Performance Center unveiled to men’s and women’s teams

In a triumphant moment that was years in the making, Jacksonville University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams finally got their first look – and first shots – inside the just-completed Basketball Performance Center.

The facility, where both basketball teams will …

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