The “tomato effect” occurs when highly effective therapies are either ignored or rejected. Generally, the reason for this is that the therapies do not make sense in the context of popular beliefs or understandings. A tomato effect, however, can also …Read More »
Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8
Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …Read More »
Former tennis star Dick Stockton brings free T3 tennis clinics for troops and families to JU March 27-28
“It was incredible to see such talented and caring athletes take care of soldiers and their families…”
“The reverberation of the event still echoes across the tennis center at Fort Jackson…”
“It was especially gratifying to see so many youth …Read More »
Sport Business students to work NCAA Tournament
As Jacksonville gets set to host the second and third round of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball tournament, the JU Sport Business program is taking advantage of the learning experience.
A special topics course has been created focusing on …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Sport Business students compete in national case competition
Sport business students recently participated in a business case competition, highlighting the Davis College of Business‘ efforts to make sure solving real-world business problems is a core coursework focus.
In November, four undergraduate sport business majors — Jackie Dipiazza, …Read More »
University kicks into high gear as Florida Cup co-host
Score a goal (or three, or four) for Jacksonville University as co-host of the outstanding Florida Cup soccer events this past weekend on campus and at EverBank Field. (Photo gallery below.)
Dozens of media and hundreds of onlookers descended on …Read More »
New sports pavilion is a hit with softball team
Thanks to the generosity of Board Trustee and ASPIRE Committee Member Mark Frisch and wife Meredith Chartrand Frisch, JU’s softball team now trains in a new hitting and fielding pavilion. The 7,000 square foot training ground includes three retractable Burbank …Read More »
Men’s and Women’s Rowing impress USRowing as national convention host site
USRowing, the national governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States, hosts an annual convention in a different city every year, and in December, hundreds of coaches from all across the nation were in Jacksonville.Read More »
FIT LIFE: The power of power naps
Most American adults do not get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night – and that’s not good for our health.
When we get less sleep than needed,