Boring is not a description normally associated with river or ocean life — at least not if the definition used means dull and uninteresting. But boring is the topic for this column — not in the unexciting way but in …Read More »
Water, water, everywhere and no place for it to go. When will the water level in the St. Johns River return to normal?
That seems to be a recurring question that I am getting more and more frequently. Normal is …Read More »
Jacksonville University’s Dr. LaTonya Summers has been rewarded for her hard work in incorporating ethnic considerations into mental health counseling.
Her diligence in creating the Black Mental Health Symposium at Jacksonville University for students to learn more about mental health …Read More »
Biology professor John Enz tracking bees and tortoises in effort to understand, protect at-risk species
As the endangered species list continues to grow, Dr. John Enz has made it his mission to observe why certain animal populations are declining in various parts of the United States.
Enz’s current research projects focus on the rusty patched …Read More »
Giant squid are not something you are likely to find in the St. Johns River, but these mystical creatures have fascinated me for a long time.
They were first introduced to me in my first general zoology course as a …Read More »
One of the most popular game fish in Northeast Florida is locally sometimes called red drum, redfish, or simply reds. I say locally and sometimes because the species goes by many other names depending on where you are and who …Read More »
Thanks to an undergraduate Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity, Jacksonville University alumna Savannah Bates ‘17 discovered a passion – mathematical biology.
“The REU was my first research experience and led me to several other research projects in mathematical biology …Read More »