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Uptick in international students and researchers predicted as campus receives official U.S. Exchange Visitor designation

Jacksonville University is now among a handful of private colleges in Florida to receive official U.S. State Department designation as an Exchange Visitor sponsor.

The approval means that more international short-term students, researchers and professors, including Fulbright Scholars, will be …

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‘Pink Out,’ timely topics and ‘100 Years with Fran’ on tap for Women’s History Month at JU

March comes in with a “Pink Out” for Women’s History Month tomorrow, kicking off events during the month that include discussions on timely topics such as Islam, gender in the workplace and racial misconceptions, and highlighted by a conversation with …

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Powerhouse jazz drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. returns home to lead clinics, perform on campus March 2-3

World-class jazz drummer and band leader Ulysses Owens Jr. will stop in with his award-winning group to clinic with jazz students and perform a concert at Jacksonville University March 2 and 3.

Originally from Jacksonville, the virtuoso musician, who The …

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Kinesiology students present for first time at Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference

Kinesiology graduate and undergraduate students and their professors recently had the honor of presenting at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference.

The annual event, which this year was held Feb. 16-18 in Greenville, S.C., brings together more than …

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‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ (and some JU football players) ready to take off March 9-12

They’re gonna whomp and stomp and whoop it up in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” March 9-12 at Jacksonville University’s Swisher Theater, fully loaded with a strategically choreographed locker room dance scene revealing another side of JU’s football team …

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Finance students move on to nationals April 6-7 with state-level win in CFA Institute Research Challenge

They toppled a 2015 national co-champion, and now the JU-CFA Institute Research Challenge team will head to Seattle April 6-7 to compete against other state champions in the Americas Regional Final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge.

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Critically acclaimed composer Mark Camphouse to conduct his own music Feb. 25 in JU Wind Ensemble/First Coast Wind Symphony concert

The music of Mark Camphouse conducted by the composer himself is on the program when the JU Performing Arts Series presents the JU Wind Ensemble and the First Coast Wind Symphony in a free partner concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, …

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