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Alumna uses NSF Fellowship to pursue mathematical biology graduate degree

Thanks to an undergraduate Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity, Jacksonville University alumna Savannah Bates ‘17 discovered a passion – mathematical biology.

“The REU was my first research experience and led me to several other research projects in mathematical biology …

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Student PR team reaps real-world reward for ideas sown in Communication classrooms

The pitch to Katherine Way

Ten students, two classes. Two semesters, one idea. One campaign, one Golden Image Award, several life lessons. In Jacksonville University’s Department of Communication where students pair classwork with real-life experience in award-winning practicums like Phin Communications, a student-run public …

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Six Time Management Tips for Freshmen

Students study

Often, we keep piling small tasks on our schedules until items start tumbling off unfinished by their deadline. 

Before you know it, you bail on your day at noon, head to your room, transform into a human burrito and binge …

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JU mentors, culture, aid attract student-veterans

Vets for vets banner

Academics, financial aid, career counseling, healthy living, healthcare. At Jacksonville University, student-veterans help one another with just about everything.

They lived that life in the military. They live it on campus. Many say the camaraderie and cooperation are reasons why …

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Future Fest Welcomes JU Community to New Academic Year

Faculty and students play electro-acoustic music

From the electro-acoustic music performed by Jacksonville University faculty and students to interactive art installations accompanied by plenty of food and drink JU welcomed the new academic year with its very first Future Fest on Thursday, Aug. 29, at River …

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Dorian causes minimal damage to campus

Emergency Preparedness Team

Story updated on Sept. 5.

Hurricane Dorian caused minimal damage to the Jacksonville University campus, which reopened to welcome back students on Thursday, Sept. 5.

The Facilities Team cleaned up debris, removed downed trees and completed small repairs on Thursday. …

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