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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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U.N.’s Shelly Pitterman to discuss refugee outlook, Cuba policy changes Feb. 13

Shelly Pitterman, who represents the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the U.S. and Caribbean, will visit Jacksonville University at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in a rare local opportunity to engage with an influential leader with three decades’ …

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RIVER LIFE: Now touring, right whales and great white sharks

This is the time of year I’m glad I live in Florida. A snowstorm hit the Northeast and, while it is seasonably cold here, it is not snowing, just cold. Now I know some of you think our weather is …

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Free conference Feb. 7 partners teachers and residents to improve reading education

Parents, grandparents, mentors, teachers, administrators and students interested in improving reading education for children are invited to attend “Celebrating Teachers. Celebrating Reading.” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 7, at Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business.

The University’s School …

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Memorial service Saturday for alumna Sharon Laird, former Weekend Studies and Lifelong Learning director

A memorial service for alumna Sharon Laird, who advised hundreds of Jacksonville University students and was an instrumental figure at the University in the ‘90s in the College of Weekend Studies and later the College of Lifelong Learning, will be …

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