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Raised expectations are raising the game of JU

The lawns keep getting greener and fuller. The dolphin statues are iconic. Corporate partners are paying for upgrades to academic and athletic programs. There are new residence halls, and new funding for key programs in the health sciences, marine sciences, …

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JU Choirs to tour Italy in May, including singing Mass at the Vatican

The passports have arrived, the voices are in tune and the excitement is building for 25 Jacksonville University choral students and choral alumni who will perform in some of Italy’s most renowned venues on an upcoming concert tour – including …

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JU awarded Bronze-level status as ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ campus by global movement founder Dr. Bob Sallis

Hailing its coordinated efforts to promote physical activity as a “vital sign of health” for its students, Exercise Is Medicine global founder Dr. Bob Sallis bestowed the Bronze Level EIM Award upon Jacksonville University April 11 before a packed house …

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‘Never too busy to help’ — Peggy Rickey: 1940-2016

She was known for being “hard as nails on the outside,” but with a heart of gold on the inside. A wallflower, yet a tenacious employee who loved working for Jacksonville University, well beyond normal retirement age. A bit brazen, …

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