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JU’s Scott Hensley new national skeet champ as Varsity Shooting Team places in top six at ACUI Nationals

By Trysten Curran-Routledge

JU Varsity Shooting Team

Jacksonville University is home to a new national champion.

Scott Hensley, who graduates Saturday, April 25, with an MBA from the Davis College of Business, took home the gold in International …

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FIT LIFE: Does exercise show signs of a ‘tomato effect’?

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 …

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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 …

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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

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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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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 …

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New sports pavilion is a hit with softball team

C06A4010Thanks 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 …

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