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 »
Deep-sea explorer, scientist, inventor, chief executive officer, conservationist.
Dr. Edith Widder’s many roles and her life-long commitment to learning and teaching earned her this year’s Marine Science Pioneer Award from the Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI), which will be presented …Read More »
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 …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 »