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FIT LIFE: Get a Grip on Health

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Not only is your ability to grab, hold, twist, pinch, and squeeze needed for many everyday tasks – it may also indicate how healthy you are and how long you will live. That’s the message from …

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RIVER LIFE: When River Health Links to the Ocean

By Dr. A. Quinton White

Charismatic megafauna is a term we use for those large animals that people find fascinating. Manatees, dolphins, and whales come to mind. These often huge creatures can cause a sense of wonder when we see …

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JU Marine Science Pioneer Award Honoree, OCEARCH Founder Chris Fischer

By Sheri Webber

Now, in its tenth year, the world-renown ocean research organization OCEARCH has completed a cumulative 33 expeditions, collaborated with a total 174 scientists, facilitated the capture and release of more than 300 sharks, and has been the …

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Q&A with Dr. Andy, JU’s “The Science of…” Guy

WAVE magazine recently sat down with Anthony “Andy” Ouellette, Ph.D., the number one brand ambassador for Jacksonville University’s “The Science of…” (TSO) science-based video series. From the Jacksonville Zoo to the bottom of the St. Johns River, this innovative series

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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

By Sheri Webber

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 …

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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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