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JU becomes first U.S. partner with Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate Nigerian students

Jacksonville University is the first U.S. partner in a program with Nigeria’s Petroleum Technology Development Fund to educate its country’s top young scholars in STEM-related fields, signaling a dynamic move to intensify the University’s global reach in higher education.

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FIT LIFE: Is Daylight Saving bad for your health?

In less than a week we will be “springing” our clocks ahead by one hour. It’s that time of year when we “lose” an hour of sleep – which most of us dread. In return, we “gain” an hour of …

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“Omphalos,” “Cycle” and “FIEA Game Art” unite to intrigue at workshops, Brest Gallery

It was a combination of body casting, navel gazing, lectures, workshops, cutting-edge commercial art, photography and even surprise dancing at a recent art exhibit’s opening reception in the Alexander Brest Gallery.

“Omphalos,” with works by artist Lauren Frances Evans; “Cycle,” …

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Rising jazz piano star Martin Bejerano to play JU and hold open Q&A/rehearsal

World-class jazz pianist and composer Martin Bejerano brings his award-winning trio in concert to Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University Thursday, Feb. 26, including an open Q&A/rehearsal and public masterclass leading up to the performance.

Called a “hot young pianist” …

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JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching

Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.

Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …

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“The Walking Dread” panel discussion Feb. 24 examines plagues, zombie fears, science and culture

The fifth annual interdisciplinary panel discussion presented by Jacksonville University’s College of Arts and Sciences, titled “The Walking Dread: Society, Plague, and Zombies,” promises a provocative blend of discussion on scientific and medical discoveries, societal fears, literature and even …

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JU playing pivotal role in Renew Arlington initiative

Building on major new investments by Jacksonville University, Mayor Alvin Brown was joined Wednesday, Feb. 11, by City Council members and JU President Tim Cost to announce that the City’s Renew Jax initiative will expand to the Arlington area. Launched …

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