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Grant awarded to Healthcare Sciences Dean Christine Sapienza will support online Parkinson’s caregiver education

Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Joy McCann Foundation to help develop online patient and caregiver interactive guides to protect airway function in Parkinson’s …

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RIVER LIFE: Flatness is part of what makes the St. Johns River unique

As I have written in this column many times, the St. Johns River is a fascinating place with many twists and turns, both physically and biologically. The unique nature of the river is driven by its flatness.

The St. Johns

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EPIC’s ‘Collaborate JU’ harnesses interdisciplinary learning to prepare students for real world

Getting a taste of real-world work experiences is at the heart of Collaborate JU, a program developed through JU’s Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurism​​, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program. Students and professors from multiple disciplines are joining forces with 

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Strong mix of Davis College of Business students honored on 2015 Top 40 Talent list

From Sport Business majors gaining coveted internships with the Jacksonville Jaguars to Aviation Management students setting up foreign exchange programs for JU in Taipei to Consumer Goods & Services Marketing MBA candidates breaking gender barriers in the supply chain industry, …

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Faculty and student research using drones to study oyster beds gets off the ground at crowdfunder Experiment.com

With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones …

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Get ready for the Senior Choreography Concert Nov. 19-21!

SEN-pos-page-001What: Jacksonville University Senior Choreography Concert

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 19-21

Where: Swisher Theater

Details: The Senior Choreography Concert features dozens of Jacksonville University dancers participating in the performances. The graduating Seniors from the dance program will present their …

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JU welcomes Dr. Megan Phillips, a biomedical engineer, to the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Health Care Sciences Kinesiology Program

Dr. Megan Phillips joined Jacksonville University on July 6, 2015. Dr. Phillips recently completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, where she also earned an MS in Biomedical Engineering and worked with Dr. Peter …

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WELL-TRAVELED: Seeing Florida through the eyes of a foreign tourist

When traveling, I always try to see my destination less from the perspective of a typical tourist and more from a local enjoying what makes his or her hometown special.

Even when my language skills are limited in a country,

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