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The latest in JU MSRI Research Projects

Dr. Rose Borkowski is studying wild bottlenose dolphins, particularly those using interior areas of the St. Johns River near downtown Jacksonville. She also works to understand causes of death of small cetaceans in the Southeast. This project has involved dozens …

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JU grad Arelis Resto makes her (colorful) mark across campus

Recent JU grad Arelis Resto, 22, has left indelible images across campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors to enjoy for years to come.

Resto, who graduated May 3, 2014, with bachelors’ degrees in Illustration and English, painted three murals …

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Hands-on and up-close at 7th annual JU MSRI Ripples on the River

For the more than 300 visitors who explored the Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute’s Seventh Annual Ripples on the River event on Saturday, May 17, the St. Johns River became more than a flowing backdrop to the university.

Captain …

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JU announces Dr. Wenying Xu as new Provost/Chief Academic Officer

provostJacksonville University announces Dr. Wenying Xu as its new Provost/Chief Academic Officer, welcoming a consensus builder renowned for her innovation and inclusion to lead its academic efforts as it takes advantage of unprecedented opportunities for growth and improvement.

Dr. Xu …

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Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61

Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.

At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …

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Professors honored at Faculty Awards for Excellence event

Jacksonville University professors were recently recognized at the 56th annual Faculty Awards for Excellence.

Honored for 2014 were:

Brian Palmer, associate professor of dance — Professor of the Year. Palmer, who is also chair of theater and dance, has …

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Political Science alums old and new honor “incredibly passionate” faculty at reunion

Longtime alums and those newer to the fold joined together recently as JU’s Political Science Department hosted a spirited reunion in the Howard Administration Building lobby.

JUPolSciReunion201435Former Political Science Society President Frank Mantay ’88, current society President Vida Caibigan ’14 …

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SACS accredits new JU Doctorate in Business Administration

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has accredited JU’s new Doctorate in Business Administration, giving it approval without conditions or stipulations to begin offering the degree this fall.

The SACS Commission on Colleges endorsement comes on the

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Top honors for JU students at Florida AP Broadcast Awards

Marking nine years of top statewide awards for JU Broadcast Communications students, Sarah Mecklenburg and Hayley Muley recently took home honors in two categories at the 2014 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters college awards in Orlando.

December 2013 graduate Mecklenburg took …

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JU Professor awarded Congressional Fellowship

Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.

Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative

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