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Health Sciences Dean Dr. Christine Sapienza wins ‘Woman of Influence’ award

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 …

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Public Policy Institute, WJXT to co-host debates in races for State Attorney, two U.S. House seats

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 …

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Varsity Shooting brings national titles to eight with another strong performance at SCTP National Championships

The Varsity Shooting Team took a six-man squad to the recent Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championships (www.shootsctp.org), grabbing HOA (High Overall) National titles in Handicap Trap and Trap Doubles, as well as Runner-Up in Sporting Clays, …

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New SafeNow app by JU alumna checks on loved ones automatically

Peace of mind. That’s what Helen Fretwell ‘81 had in mind when she created SafeNow, a new smartphone app that automatically “checks in” on users at designated times so they and their loved ones are assured they’re safe.

Introduced recently …

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Tomm named Board chair, Ghiloni vice chair; five new Trustees added

The Board of Trustees has elected two outstanding industry leaders to its top two posts as it emerges as a preeminent leadership body among private universities, while adding five new members renowned for accomplished executive leadership and vision in their …

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RIVER LIFE: Water is anything but simple

Last month’s River Life column discussed how temperature affects the marvelous diversity of life that occurs in the St. Johns River.

Everything from those charismatic megafauna that everyone loves: sharks, dolphins and manatees; to the huge diversity of freshwater, estuarine

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