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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance features boundary-challenging performances

Electroacoustic Barn Dance performance

From a 10-foot pendulum incorporated into a musical performance to a three-movement piece about mental disorders performed with the Jacksonville Dance Theatre, this year’s Electroacoustic Barn Dance beginning on Thursday, Nov. 14, promises to showcase expanded boundaries.

“This is all …

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Never Quit: Discovering how my successful struggle is beginning to pay academic dividends

Stephen Eager Never Quit Blog

This is the first installment of “Never Quit,” a blog by Stephen Eager, a student-veteran enrolled at the Public Policy Institute, who recently earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. Stephen is currently studying to obtain a Master’s in Public

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Local food industry experts tell University audience about innovative solutions to food problems

Ms. King and Ms. TenBroeck speak about food challenges

Two local food industry experts told a Jacksonville University audience on Friday, Nov. 1, that innovation and public-private partnerships can help solve local food issues.

“Hunger is a problem going on every single day,” Susan King, president and chief executive …

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JU Theatre Resets Romeo and Juliet in St. Augustine (With Pirates)

Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time

Feuding families, plundering pirates and 16th century St. Augustine come together beginning Oct. 31 on Jacksonville University’s Swisher Theater stage in a re-imagined retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Not long ago, Director and Linda Barry Stein College of …

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Phins celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019

Despite sometimes threatening weather, more than 1,000 guests from 28 states helped make Jacksonville University’s Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019 a huge success.

This year’s festivities were the largest and best attended in the event’s history.

Watch the video below …

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Arts educators spend a day at Jacksonville University learning and teaching together

ASN Lunch on the Science Green

President Tim Cost ‘81 presented the keynote address “The Changing Face of Art in Higher Education” to the Arts School Network (ASN) Annual Conference visit to Jacksonville University on Thursday, Oct. 24.

This year, approximately 300 conference attendees spent a …

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