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Leadership Jacksonville honors Dr. Quinton White with Tillie K. Fowler Distinguished Leadership Award

Dr. White teaches class

Professor A. Quinton White is a highly recognizable figure on the Jacksonville University campus. Professor, researcher, fundraiser and director of the Marine Science Research Institute.

What the University community might not know about him, however, is that he’s just …

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River Life: The Mystery of Beached Whales

The recent stranding of pilot whales on St. Simons Island has once again raised the question of “why?” We wish we had an answer but we don’t. Scientists have spent decades studying whale and dolphins beaching themselves. Even with all …

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River Life: A Harmonious Ecosystem

Has it ever occurred to you that the St. Johns River is very much like a symphony? Jacksonville is blessed to have an excellent symphony orchestra. I was at the final Jacksonville Symphony Masterworks Concert performance of Mahler’s 5th

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River Life: The Heat Is On

Hurricanes, algae and heat: welcome to summer time in northeast Florida. This year, spring turned quickly into summer. This very hot summer exceeds anything in my memory of such extreme heat this early. We expect the heat in July and …

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River Life: Why barnacles are a blessing and a curse

By Dr. A. Quinton White

One of the ubiquitous animals in the lower St. Johns River is the barnacle. However, they are both a blessing and a curse as far as life on the river goes. A blessing in that …

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