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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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Professors honored at Faculty Awards for Excellence event

Jacksonville University professors were recently recognized at the 56th annual Faculty Awards for Excellence.

Honored for 2014 were:

Brian Palmer, associate professor of dance — Professor of the Year. Palmer, who is also chair of theater and dance, has …

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JU Professor awarded Congressional Fellowship

Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.

Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative

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University earns 10-year reaccreditation

Jacksonville University has been re-accredited, in good standing, for the next decade by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, further solidifying its top-tier status among private Southeast universities.

ju-logo-wave-magazineThe rigorous assessment involved extensive work by administrative officers, faculty, students,

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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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