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Junior physics major in NROTC chosen for submarine program

Vanessa Rodriguez in uniform

Since she was young, junior physics major Vanessa Rodriguez has wanted to join the US Navy. Her father served in the Navy for 23 years. That’s why Vanessa developed a fascination with ships.

Last year, the Naval Reserve Officer Training …

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Four faculty members earn Awards for Excellence

Faculty Awards for Excellence

Jacksonville University faculty named Associate Professor of Voice Dr. Kimberly Beasley Professor of the Year and also presented her with the Excellence in University Service Award last week during a virtual faculty assembly.

“I can’t speak more highly of Kimberly’s …

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Double major Francis Alip named Student of the Year

COAS Student Awards

The Jacksonville University College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) has named double major Francis Alip its Student of the Year.

Francis Alip

“Francis has an impressive record of both University and community service along with his academic accomplishments,” says COAS Dean Matthew …

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Student newspaper publishes last edition for academic year

The Navigator, Jacksonville University’s award-winning student newspaper, recently published its last edition for the 2019-2020 academic year.

You can read all the articles here.

JUDolphin Media logo

The Navigator, which was first published in 1934, maintains both a print publication and …

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River Life: Taking a mental stroll on the beach

Atlantic Beach Pier

Was it really March last week and was it really 90 degrees? Sounds like a great time to escape to the beach. That had been my original intention until COVID-19 changed all of our plans.

It would have been so …

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University announces Commencement plan for Class of 2020

Commencement

Jacksonville University will offer members of the Class of 2020 the opportunity to celebrate their graduation in person and on campus, President Tim Cost ’81 announced last week.

“We take commencement very seriously here,” President Cost told a virtual town …

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University nursing community finds new ways to serve

In the midst of current adversity, the Jacksonville University nursing community banded together to engage in initiatives to uplift and aid their colleagues, who are treating victims of the COVID-19 virus.

The idea evolved from Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing …

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Six simple ways to stay active while still social distancing

Tips for staying active

One of the unintended consequences of social distancing is how it limits opportunities for everyday physical activity.

You’re no longer walking from a parking spot to your office or classroom, to lunch or to a meeting. You’re not taking regular …

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