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Make Way for the Future: Work Begins on New Basketball Performance Center

Rendering of Jacksonville University's new basketball performance center

Ground has been broken, and clearing has begun for Jacksonville University’s new basketball performance center. The center, currently scheduled to open in time for the 2021-2022 season, will be the future home of the JU men’s and women’s basketball teams, …

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Art and nature collide to create ‘Instagrammable’ spots in Jax

In 2012, Dr. Melinda Simmons stood among smiling strangers posing in front of colorful murals of wildlife at the San Francisco Zoo for the quintessential vacation photo-op. It’s a similar scene that plays out in places like Nashville, Los Angeles, …

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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 …

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Registering to vote: what you need to know

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Americans will choose their President for the next four years. In fact, citizens are already submitting their ballots in many areas of the country.

But if you’re a Florida resident on the Jacksonville University campus and …

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New video series offers glimpse of campus life amid pandemic

New video series shows what campus life is like.

This fall there’s considerably more anxiety for college students and their families, as universities all over the country work to maintain a safe living and learning environment on their campuses. 

To help ease some of that stress, Jacksonville University leaders …

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Davis College of Business extends prestigious accreditation

Strengthening its position as a distinguished global leader in business education, Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business announced the extension of its accreditation from the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

“The Davis College of Business is …

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University Creates Two Schools In Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts

Even as the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts celebrates its 60th year, it continues to focus on the future by creating two schools within the college, Jacksonville University Provost Dr. Chris Sapienza announced today.

The Stein College …

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2020 Nursing graduates participate in first pinning parade

Pinning Parade

Twenty-two Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON) Spring 2020 graduates took part in the University’s first-ever pinning parade on Saturday, June 27, to commemorate their entry into the nursing profession.

“We wanted to celebrate with our graduates and their loved ones …

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How to talk productively about race and culture

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Jacksonville University is committed to creating a safer, more equitable world, beginning here on our own campus. As an institution of higher education, we believe in the power of learning and its ability to reshape our thinking and our behavior.

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