Earth Day was on April 22nd, and we celebrated at Jacksonville University with a virtual fundraiser for our waterfront programs: rowing, sailing, the Marine Science Research Institute and OCEARCH. The event was a huge success. We thank our …Read More »
New Psych Lab to Open This Fall
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 …Read More »
New Master of Science in Medical Sciences Addresses Physician Shortage
Jacksonville University, northeast Florida’s preeminent private university, has launched a one-year master’s program uniquely designed for students from diverse backgrounds who wish to pursue careers in healthcare.
The Master of Science in Medical Sciences program, in partnership with Tiber Health, …Read More »
River Life: Artificial Reefs Contribute to Overall Ecology of the St. Johns River
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 …Read More »
UpSkill Institute: A Modern Educational Model
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 …Read More »
River Life: The Manatees are Back!
The manatees are back, the manatees are back! At least that is what it felt like last week at Jacksonville University. Despite the still cold water, we had a manatee visit our boat dock. There is nothing like one of …Read More »
Introducing the 2021 Robert L. Wears Patient Safety Leadership Award Winners
It started small – a three-year grant from Florida Blue for the study of patient safety. The award was made in 2014 to Teri Chenot and Jacksonville University faculty colleague, Roberta Christopher, as co-investigators. When the grant ended, Chenot, Christopher, …Read More »
New Palm Coast Location Gets Green Light
Jacksonville University President Tim Cost and Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland announced today, Dec. 15, 2020, that Jacksonville University is partnering with the City of Palm Coast, Fla., to build a Palm Coast location and bring in-demand healthcare graduate …Read More »
RIVERKEEPER Organization Honors Dr. Quinton White Jr.
Congratulations to Quinton White Jr. for being selected as the first recipient of the Dr. A. Quinton White Jr. For the River Award named in his honor. The award was created by the St. Johns RIVERKEEPER organization to recognize select …Read More »
Marine Science students engineer homemade ocean ‘drifters’
The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is being put to the test by students in Jacksonville, and scientists are reaping the benefits.
Jacksonville University Professor Jeremy Stalker created an inexpensive and effective method for studying ocean currents …Read More »