Home » Tag Archives: College of Arts and Sciences

Tag Archives: College of Arts and Sciences

Opinion: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Dr. Matt Corrigan is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

By Dr. Matthew Corrigan, Dean of JU’s College of Arts & Sciences

As published in the Florida Times-Union opinion section Your Turn

Many concerns have been raised that the 2020 presidential election will produce chaos and possibly violence if …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

University Mock Trial Team competes in regional tournament

Mock Trial Team

A team of seven students from Jacksonville University competed in the school’s first American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Florida Regional Tournament recently in Orlando.

Although the team didn’t qualify to move on to the next round of the 2020 AMTA …

Read More »

Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Meet JU’s New Head of STEAM Initiatives: Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

For decades, we have heard about the importance of STEM education in the U.S. — to the point where it has become ubiquitous. In the race to compete globally, as other countries continue to churn out coders, doctors, engineers and …

Read More »

Dr. Matthew Corrigan Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

There’s a new face on campus, though he’s hardly “new” to Jacksonville. In fact, his is one of the most recognized names in North Florida as an author, educator, political scientist and respected scholar.

Dr. Matthew Corrigan joins the Jacksonville …

Read More »