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First Health Informatics master’s in region addresses industry need for ‘Big Data’ analytics

Responding to a changing healthcare industry demanding data expertise, JU’s colleges of Health Sciences and Business have collaborated to create the first health informatics master’s degree in the region, to prepare graduates for the workforce with the most relevant skills …

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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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FIT LIFE: Is Daylight Saving bad for your health?

In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

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JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching

Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.

Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …

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“The Walking Dread” panel discussion Feb. 24 examines plagues, zombie fears, science and culture

The fifth annual interdisciplinary panel discussion presented by Jacksonville University’s College of Arts and Sciences, titled “The Walking Dread: Society, Plague, and Zombies,” promises a provocative blend of discussion on scientific and medical discoveries, societal fears, literature and even …

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FIT LIFE: Active travel not as popular in U.S. as elsewhere

When my husband and I lived in The Netherlands several years ago, we noticed that the Dutch take a much different approach to travel than we do in North America. They seemed to walk and bike everywhere.

Research published in …

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RIVER LIFE: Now touring, right whales and great white sharks

This is the time of year I’m glad I live in Florida. A snowstorm hit the Northeast and, while it is seasonably cold here, it is not snowing, just cold. Now I know some of you think our weather is …

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Zoo’s leopard exhibit gets a lift from JU students

Jacksonville University students represented the University on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 by partnering with the Jacksonville Zoo and assisting in the leopard exhibit with zoo staff.

Constructing new terrain and updating the structure was the main goal of …

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