Home » Topics (page 70)

Topics

Public Policy Institute, WJXT co-host Mayoral and Sheriff candidates debates March 18-19

In a two-night live broadcasting event, Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will co-host debates among the candidates vying to become Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff. News4JAX anchor Kent Justice will moderate …

Read More »

JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

IMG_3568With …

Read More »

WELL TRAVELED: If you can’t find a travel partner, go solo

I have a large National Geographic map on my wall. Red pins indicate places I have been, and green pins stand for places I want to go. I have plenty of red pins that I have happily placed, but there …

Read More »

Former tennis star Dick Stockton brings free T3 tennis clinics for troops and families to JU March 27-28

“It was incredible to see such talented and caring athletes take care of soldiers and their families…”

“The reverberation of the event still echoes across the tennis center at Fort Jackson…”

“It was especially gratifying to see so many youth

Read More »

Tough decisions, listening can pay off, Trustee Mark Frisch tells business students

Note: This article was written by Sam Helms and Michael Charrie, Jacksonville University Davis College of Business students and Brumos Circle of Excellence members.

Students, faculty, administrators and JU President Tim Cost recently heard key advice on building your brand …

Read More »

FIT LIFE: Is Daylight Saving bad for your health?

In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …

Read More »

ALA names sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s “Society Explained” one of Top 25 academic books of 2014

JU sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s book “Society Explained” is in grand company: It’s been named one of the Top 25 academic books of 2014, out of about 7,000 reviewed by the American Library Association.

The ALA’s editors critique titles for the …

Read More »

RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

Read More »