Utilizing an unprecedented data set, Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Bryan Franks published a comprehensive study in the Frontiers in Marine Science journal in November on the movement and migration habits of great white sharks in the Western …Read More »
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Biology professor John Enz tracking bees and tortoises in effort to understand, protect at-risk species
As the endangered species list continues to grow, Dr. John Enz has made it his mission to observe why certain animal populations are declining in various parts of the United States.
Enz’s current research projects focus on the rusty patched …Read More »
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, …Read More »
What happens to our brains as we get older is the subject of a free talk Nov. 14 by JU alumna Dr. Lori Beason-Held, a leading neuroscientist at the National Institute on Aging.
With an estimated 5.4 million people now …Read More »
The number of manatees in local waters surged to the highest single-day counts since surveys by Jacksonville University researchers began more than two decades ago, rising 15 percent to 217 over the previous record of 189 in 2012.
However, researchers …Read More »
The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.
Those were just …Read More »