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RIVER LIFE: Annual State of the River Report

By Dr. A. Quinton White

The 2018 State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin was recently released at the City of Jacksonville Environmental Symposium. As usual, the report contains both good and bad news. This …

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RIVER LIFE: The Grim Future of Plastics

By Dr. A. Quinton White

In the 1967 movie “The Graduate” some may remember the scene where Mr. McGuire takes Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) off to the side and delivers the famous quote:

“Plastics… there’s a great future in plastics.”

Little …

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Eppley Foundation Awards JU Professor Funding for Plant-Based Electronics Research

On June 21, The Eppley Foundation for Research awarded Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Ramesh Adhikari $24,850 in grant funding to conduct and oversee undergraduate research on the development of plant-based electronics.

The Foundation was established by …

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JU CFA team wins national research challenge, looks forward to Global Final

By Marilyn Young

As the Jacksonville University team shook hands with the judges of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, Jamie Seim saw a little something in their eyes.

Seim and his team members, Henry Crayton and Maria “M.J.” Fueyo, had …

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National Experts Explore Patient Safety Solutions and Duval County’s Opioid Crisis, Led by JU QSEN Institute

Jacksonville University’s QSEN Institute Regional Center hosted its 2018 Patient Safety Forum on March 2, welcoming a sold-out crowd that included students, safety professionals, policy makers, compliance professionals, pharmacists, risk managers, and medical professionals from across the spectrum of the …

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RIVER LIFE: Small groups can make big impact on what’s around them

The connection between what happens on the upland and the resultant water quality of a river or lake is very complex.

Some people don’t seem to understand the connection between what happens on their lawns, streets and homes and water …

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FIT LIFE: Is gaming addiction a real disorder?

Trust me, I am not a fan of my boys playing video games. We have strict house rules: no gaming during the school week and only for limited times on the weekend (pending if they behaved during the week). This …

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OCEARCH launches new expedition with JU shark researcher helping guide study of great whites off Southeast coast

The world-renowned shark-research ship M/V OCEARCH is docked in downtown Jacksonville this week, readying for a return to open waters Thursday, Jan. 18, to study mature great white sharks as they winter off the Southeast coast.

On board the flagship …

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HEALTHY LIFE: When should you call in Hospice?

Recently I was asked a not so uncommon question by someone facing the loss of a loved one because of a terminal illness: How do you know when it’s the right time to call in Hospice?

For most of us, …

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