There are many reasons almost 40 percent of U.S. households own a dog. Dogs provide constant companionship, give us unconditional love, make us happy and less stressed, teach responsibility to kids (and adults), and provide safety and entertainment. And caring …Read More »
Alumnus Lucas Meers, ‘12, is on a two and a half month journey with the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s field station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica; known as the birthplace of sea turtle conservation. Meers is one of only seven research assistants …Read More »
The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …Read More »
Earlier this month, I was in Costa Rica with a small group of friends, including a retired ornithologist from Jacksonville University, where we saw almost 200 species of beautiful birds, fast-moving monkeys, slow-moving sloths and colorful frogs. Quite a trip! …Read More »
As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.
“We kids would go down to the mudflats …Read More »
A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.
The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …Read More »
Most of us own a smartphone and can’t imagine our lives without it. It’s our constant companion during the day, and we even sleep with it close by at night. We now spend more time on our smartphone than with
The St. Johns River is so big and complex that it is hard to know everything about it, especially the who, what and where of plant and animal life at any given moment in time.
But I get help. When …Read More »
What: Jacksonville University Marine Science Summer Camp, featuring for the first time the new R/V Larkin state-of-the-art floating classroom. When: Two one-week camps, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F, June 16-20, June 23-27. Where: JU Marine Science Research Institute, 2800 …Read More »