Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss …Read More »
Class of 2012 alumnus lands Costa Rican research position
Alumnus Lucas Meers, ‘12, is on a two and a half month journey with the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s field station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica; known as the birthplace of sea turtle conservation. Meers is one of only seven research assistants …Read More »
Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern
The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …Read More »
A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded
As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.
“We kids would go down to the mudflats …Read More »
National acclaim for Dr. Teri Chenot’s nursing safety efforts
A Jacksonville University Nursing professor who has devoted years to helping improve patient care and safety is getting kudos nationally for her work and research.
Dr. Teri Chenot of the JU College of Health Sciences was invited to help plan …Read More »
FIT LIFE: U.S. kids failing in physical activity
It’s that time of year for kids to bring home their academic report card. But what about their physical activity report card?The good news is that the first-ever U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth recently came …Read More »
The latest in JU MSRI Research Projects
Dr. Rose Borkowski is studying wild bottlenose dolphins, particularly those using interior areas of the St. Johns River near downtown Jacksonville. She also works to understand causes of death of small cetaceans in the Southeast. This project has involved dozens …Read More »