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RIVER LIFE: The littlest denizens of the river are so intriguing

Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.

The life

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Eighth annual St. Johns River Report reveals improvements, concerns

The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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Latest sports injury emergency treatment methods highlighted at JU lecture event July 27

Athletic trainers, team physicians and emergency personnel will hear the latest in treatment of sports-related spinal injuries, heat illness and breathing problems at the annual Emergency Medical Management in Sports Update July 27 at Jacksonville University.JSMP logo

The event, presented by …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Being vigilant about your blood pressure

One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. It is a common health problem seen in medical offices and hospitals daily. If treated early and effectively, it can be well controlled.

But, if not controlled, it

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FIT LIFE: Is exercise the key to Fountain of Youth?

My birthday recently passed – not that I’

m going to reveal my actual age – but my brother texted me that I am halfway to 90. Most Gen X adults (those born between the early 1960s to the early …

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Dr. Matrecia S.L. James Named Shircliff Professor of Business Ethics

Dr. Matrecia S. L. James, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management, has been awarded the Robert T. Shircliff Professor of Business Ethics Endowed Chair. Dr. James began teaching ethics at JU in 2005 and, recently, developed and taught the …

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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences celebrates first Nurse Practitioner Fellowship

The JU Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences celebrated the inaugural Nurse Practitioner Fellowship at the Riverhouse Wednesday, June 10.

This unique program was developed by Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) faculty members Dr. Michelle Edmonds and Dr. Hilary Morgan in …

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