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Attaining work/life balance is topic of BRCHS Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Joseph Maroon

Jacksonville University is about to be hit with a triple threat: Dr. Joseph Maroon.

The American neurosurgeon, author and triathlon athlete will visit campus to speak on burnout and mental health and wellness at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in …

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Alumna uses NSF Fellowship to pursue mathematical biology graduate degree

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 …

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JU Partner Mayo Opens Life Sciences Incubator

Life Science Incubator

Jacksonville University partner Mayo Clinic opened its $32.4 million Discovery and Innovation Building last week which includes the Life Sciences Incubator for biotech entrepreneurs.

The Life Science Incubator offers help to design, launch and grow companies that have innovative and …

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Meet JU’s New Head of STEAM Initiatives: Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

For decades, we have heard about the importance of STEM education in the U.S. — to the point where it has become ubiquitous. In the race to compete globally, as other countries continue to churn out coders, doctors, engineers and …

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River Life: The Mystery of Beached Whales

The recent stranding of pilot whales on St. Simons Island has once again raised the question of “why?” We wish we had an answer but we don’t. Scientists have spent decades studying whale and dolphins beaching themselves. Even with all …

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River Life: A Harmonious Ecosystem

Has it ever occurred to you that the St. Johns River is very much like a symphony? Jacksonville is blessed to have an excellent symphony orchestra. I was at the final Jacksonville Symphony Masterworks Concert performance of Mahler’s 5th

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River Life: The Heat Is On

Hurricanes, algae and heat: welcome to summer time in northeast Florida. This year, spring turned quickly into summer. This very hot summer exceeds anything in my memory of such extreme heat this early. We expect the heat in July and …

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