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Olympic Hopeful & JU Freshman Charlotte Rose Sails to Her Next Win

By Sheri Webber

Racing a sailboat is equal parts art – feeling the movement of the boat, sensing the optimal time to change course – and science, calculating ever-changing wind speeds and water currents.

Freshman kinesiology major Charlotte Rose is …

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Photographer, Educator, Professional Ballerina & JU MFA Student Marcia Brito Wows MOSH Guests

Jacksonville University student Marcia Brito currently has an exhibit at the Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History (MOSH) with this week’s closing reception for “The Photographic Abstractions” on Friday, January 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 pm.

The main concept …

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Double Lives: 6 Professors Making a Difference On & Off Campus

By Carley Stickney

Professors at Jacksonville University (JU) are using their time away from the classroom to fight for improved educational opportunities, impact the community and world around them, and continue their own education. Meet six JU professors that, not

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

By Sheri Webber

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and …

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5 ASPIRE Investment Projects that Show Us the Future of Jacksonville University

From its 2012 inception, the comprehensive ASPIRE Campaign set out to be the largest, boldest fundraising venture in the history of Jacksonville University. Now, six years later, that challenge has been met. Thousands of investors believed so much in this

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The New Face of Philanthropy: Matt ’01 and Alexis Kane ’02

“The connections to JU run deep,” said Jacksonville University alumnus Matthew “Matt” R. Kane ’01. Although he recently completed his 2009-2018 term as a Board of Trustees member, Matt remains at the center of a new philanthropic efforts fueling the

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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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University Celebrates $6 Million Unrestricted Gift: The Swisher Legacy Lives On

By Sheri Webber

Jacksonville University (JU) is pleased to announce receipt of a $6 million unrestricted gift from The Carl S. Swisher Foundation.

“At this time of exciting progress at our University, we are extremely grateful to receive this transformational …

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Remembering Beloved Professor of Biology Dr. Ted T. Allen

By Sheri Webber

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dr. Ted Tipton Allen passed away peacefully on Mon., Sept. 3, after a short but hard-fought illness. A 47-year veteran of Jacksonville University (JU), Dr. Allen is fondly remembered.

Born March 22, 1932, …

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