One of the most important ways to be job-ready, either as a new college graduate or as a seasoned employee looking for a career change, is to be physically and mentally fit, ready to answer recruitment questions or handle new
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
The inaugural Global Conference on Advances in Management July 18 at the Davis College of Business, with the theme “Innovation in Health Care,” features students and executives from as far away as Sweden and Switzerland discussing new trends and research …Read More »
Fine Arts Dean Dr. Henry Rinne rekindles the flame with new documentary on barrier-breaking jazz great Alphonso Trent
When he first dropped the needle on the vinyl more than three decades ago, Dr. Henry Rinne thought he was hearing the sophisticated jazz arrangements and rhythms of Duke Ellington. Or Count Basie. Or some other Big Band giant out …Read More »
One of the marvelous things about the lower basin of the St. Johns River is the diversity of life that can exist within its banks.
In addition to the charismatic megafauna, those large animals that everyone loves, like dolphins and
The number of manatees in local waters surged to the highest single-day counts since surveys by Jacksonville University researchers began more than two decades ago, rising 15 percent to 217 over the previous record of 189 in 2012.
However, researchers …Read More »
Almost all of us have experienced some level of anxiety at some point in our lives.
In fact, mild anxiety is helpful in that it increases our perceptual field and our ability to get things done, as well as alerts …Read More »
Sometimes we can take for granted how nature has the ability to improve our health — directly and indirectly.
First, let me offer a vivid example of nature’s direct impact, in the very plants that surround us. Many of these, …Read More »
“What can I do to make a difference and help save the St. Johns River?”
It’s a question I often get when I speak to civic groups, garden clubs or classes. The answer is relatively simple, and I always answer