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Dr. Quinton White to Fall 2016 graduates: embrace life-changing events, be thankful for those who helped shape them

Life-changing experiences almost always occur without warning but often arise because of decisions we’ve made earlier, so take them as the gifts they are – and appreciate the people who helped make them possible.

That was part of the wisdom …

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“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida” to deliver keynote at Commencement Dec. 17

“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida,” JU Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 400 graduating students as JU celebrates its Fall Commencement this Saturday, Dec. 17, under the oak canopy of …

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Federal Agency Partners with Lutheran Services Florida and JU to Increase Workforce in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Field

Lutheran Services Florida  Health Systems (LSF), in partnership with  Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to implement and evaluate an enhanced Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) …

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RIVER LIFE: Memories of oysters and oyster roasts

November in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia brings shorter days, cooler weather, Thanksgiving, roast turkey with oyster dressing — and the St. Johns Riverkeeper Annual Oyster Roast.

There is something about this time of year that makes me think of …

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Professor Cari Coble’s elite certification will bring ‘Dance for PD’ classes to JU for Parkinson’s patients

Dance Professor Cari Coble has a hard time picking just one “best” moment from her dance classes that help patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Maybe it’s the grandchild who got to know grandma through the program. It could be one of …

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RIVER LIFE: Who knew? Hurricanes can be beneficial

Since we just experienced a hurricane that left a lasting impression on the area with significant damage and economic impact, it may seem strange to devote a column to the beneficial effects of hurricanes.

But it is important to keep …

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