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Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8

Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …

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RIVER LIFE: Year of the River has been eye-opening

This has been an exciting year for the St. Johns River.

I don’t think there has been a time when more attention has been focused on the river, with more people than ever concerned and engaged in discussions about this

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First Health Informatics master’s in region addresses industry need for ‘Big Data’ analytics

Responding to a changing healthcare industry demanding data expertise, JU’s colleges of Health Sciences and Business have collaborated to create the first health informatics master’s degree in the region, to prepare graduates for the workforce with the most relevant skills …

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FIT LIFE: Is Daylight Saving bad for your health?

In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …

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ALA names sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s “Society Explained” one of Top 25 academic books of 2014

JU sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s book “Society Explained” is in grand company: It’s been named one of the Top 25 academic books of 2014, out of about 7,000 reviewed by the American Library Association.

The ALA’s editors critique titles for the …

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

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