Bullying, morale are topics of first Florida nursing summit to improve patient safety
The first Florida summit to address how nurses can improve patient safety comes to Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences Friday, March 4, with top experts discussing topics such as how to decrease bullying in the workplace and …Read More »
Innovative partnership provides enhanced Speech and Language services to Duval Schools’ GRASP Academy students
Jacksonville University is partnering with Duval County Public Schools to provide additional speech and language services to the GRASP Academy, an innovative choice school that assists students who have documented challenges in reading, writing and math.
Starting in January of …Read More »
FIT LIFE: Where we live affects our health
If you are like most Americans, you have already broken your New Year’s resolution of becoming healthier. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology reveals that only 8 percent of us actually achieve our New Year’s resolutions.
RIVER LIFE: Understanding climate change, our role … and a long, long time ago
Climate change and sea level rise are two issues that are sure to initiate discussion whenever they are mentioned. But both topics need to be discussed intelligently so we can plan appropriately for the future.
Jacksonville is too close to
Sleuthing the Keys: what (or who) is the culprit behind coral reef decline?
For years, scientists have lingered over a tantalizing menu of possible causes for coral reef decline, ranging from increased algae, more predators and disease to exacerbating factors like human-influenced poor water quality, higher sea surface temperatures and rising ocean acidity.…Read More »
The fertile power of STEM at JU attracts youthful attention
The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.
Those were just …Read More »
Dr. Laney “Doc Y” Yelverton 1938-2016: Phys. Ed. professor inspired many, didn’t live by the book
Dr. Laney Yelverton (“Doc Y”), former Professor of Physical Education at Jacksonville University who taught hundreds of area youths how to swim and was known for his Harley and ponytail along with his rigorous but attentive teaching style, died yesterday …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: Food allergies & child advocacy
Food allergy is among the fastest-growing public health concerns affecting nearly every school across the United States. One in 13 children in the U.S., or roughly two in every classroom, has a food allergy.
Currently there is no cure for …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns River is a present itself
As we celebrate this season — and, yes, I know this column appears on Christmas Day — my thoughts have turned to the gifts of the St. Johns River that we enjoy every day.
The river has given us so