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Elite company: President Cost’s appointment to NCAA Board offers a dynamic chance to help guide college athletics’ future

With a seat at the NCAA’s top governance table, President Tim Cost has earned a prestigious spot that gives him the ability to help steer a nonprofit entity regulating nearly 1,300 educational institutions and helping nearly half a million student-athletes …

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Largest incoming Honors class setting up for Honors Program Orientation

The largest incoming class of honors students will be in for an exciting upcoming weekend as they head out for the annual Honors Orientation Friday, but the 80 or so freshmen have no idea where they are going.

“They won’t …

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A new Starbucks brings ‘the A package’ atmosphere for students to take a break in the Kinne University Center

The wrapping is off the cushy furniture, the baristas are pouring shots of espresso and the bacon-egg-cheese croissants are hot and ready. The new full-service Starbucks in the Kinne University Center, one of only two on small college campuses in …

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One of strongest freshman classes in JU history greeted by strong investment in progress

One of the strongest incoming classes in Jacksonville University history is being greeted by one of the strongest eras of investment in academic excellence, innovation and community involvement in the school’s history.

An active summer of planning and continued enhancement …

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Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs

Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.ju-logo-wave-magazine

In addition to Dr. Horner’s …

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International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute

CISV IPP Plastics1They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …

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Stein, Mittelman, Moran and Peterson honored as JU 2016 Alumni of Distinction

Standouts known for their achievements in the military, higher education, philanthropy, healthcare, industry and civic involvement make up one of the strongest cohorts of Distinguished Alumni Jacksonville University has announced since the annual awards began in 1983.

Honored as “Distinguished …

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