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Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61

Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.

At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …

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Top honors for JU students at Florida AP Broadcast Awards

Marking nine years of top statewide awards for JU Broadcast Communications students, Sarah Mecklenburg and Hayley Muley recently took home honors in two categories at the 2014 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters college awards in Orlando.

December 2013 graduate Mecklenburg took …

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THE COST BENEFITS: A PRESIDENTIAL PROFILE — New JU President Tim Cost turns heads with plans for more student success, higher growth

Try to capture Tim Cost’s attention with the old locker-room adage “There’s No ‘I’ in ‘Team’,” and you’re getting close to the strike zone.

How about “There’s No ‘I’ in ‘Students’ ”?

Now you’ve hurled one right down the pipe.…

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