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River Life: Climate Change is Real

Climate change is real. The impact is becoming more and more evident as time goes on. The impact to the St. Johns River is of great concern to a number of people. It is a shame that our political leaders …

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National Science Foundation Grant to Support High-achieving, Low-income Students

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As Jacksonville University expands its learning and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, it is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship program made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Jacksonville University was recently …

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Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Critical to Estuarine Ecosystems

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Submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, is a critical component of estuarine ecosystems. The St. Johns River and Indian River Lagoon just to our south are examples of what can happen when the delicate balance of environmental factors is impacted.

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New Psych Lab to Open This Fall

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As the scientific study of mind and behavior, psychology is a field of immense application, and this fall, Jacksonville University will open the doors to a new psychology lab. Located in the Gooding Building, the lab is making a comeback …

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River Life: Artificial Reefs Contribute to Overall Ecology of the St. Johns River

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Two artificial reefs were constructed in the St. Johns River in December 2014 by the city of Jacksonville in partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the Coastal Conservation Association. These river reefs were located south of the Fuller …

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UpSkill Institute: A Modern Educational Model

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According to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor, in the early months of the pandemic, the nation’s unemployment rate reached its highest level since the Great Depression, skyrocketing to 14.7 percent in April of 2020, more than tripling …

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