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Les Misérables wows them at Theatre Jax – with help of Fine Arts faculty and students

Jacksonville University Fine Arts students, alums and faculty are thrilling audiences in a three-week run of “Les Misérables” at Theatre Jacksonville, one of the first community theaters to ever receive rights for the blockbuster musical.

Award-winning JU Voice Prof. Kimberly …

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Fine Arts professor’s film in international online contest

A film by Jacksonville University Art Professor Bill Hill and starring College of Fine Arts students has been selected for showing in the Viewster Online Film Fest (#VOFF), a contest with $100,000 in prizes.

Using this year’s fest theme of …

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National acclaim for Dr. Teri Chenot’s nursing safety efforts

A Jacksonville University Nursing professor who has devoted years to helping improve patient care and safety is getting kudos nationally for her work and research.

Dr. Teri Chenot of the JU College of Health Sciences was invited to help plan …

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Marine Science camps June 16-27 to feature state-of-the-art floating classroom

What: Jacksonville University Marine Science Summer Camp, featuring for the first time the new R/V Larkin state-of-the-art floating classroom. When: Two one-week camps, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F, June 16-20, June 23-27. Where: JU Marine Science Research Institute, 2800 …

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Dr. Donnie Horner named Chief Athletics Officer

Dr. Donnie Horner has been appointed to serve as Jacksonville University’s new Chief Athletics Officer, effective immediately.

“Dr. Horner is a proven leader of the highest character,” said JU President Tim Cost. “Student-athletes help form the backbone of our student …

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Dr. Christine Sapienza named College of Health Sciences Dean

Christine Sapienza, highly regarded throughout the country for her innovative work in speech-language pathology, has been named Dean of the fast-growing college. She began her new role May 28.

With her sights set on maximizing a new Health Sciences building …

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Dr. Wenying Xu named Provost/Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Wenying Xu has been named Jacksonville University’s 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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Armen Keteyian: “Ask the big questions, find the right balance.”

Armen Keteyian serves as spring 2014 commencement speaker

Enjoy this day – but then take some time to ask the big questions of yourself as you plunge forward in life.

That was some of the spirited advice 11-time Emmy Award-winning …

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FIT LIFE: U.S. kids failing in physical activity

It’s that time of year for kids to bring home their academic report card. But what about their physical activity report card?The good news is that the first-ever U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth recently came …

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Swisher, Sessions Undergo Upgrades

Dolphins fans who haven’t made it to campus for a game in a while are in for a treat. In 2014, two campus venues earned much-needed face lifts.

This past January, John Sessions Stadium was redecorated with custom artwork that …

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