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MSRI offers marine science exploration at virtual camp

Swimmng with turtles

At Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI), summer camp is on – virtually.

“There are lots of people looking for something educationally stimulating for their children to do this summer,” says Assistant Professor of Marine Science Dr. Melinda Simmons, …

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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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River Life: Natural rhythms control the cadence of existence

Rhythm of river life

We live in a rhythmic world and hardly realize it. Usually when we think of rhythm, we think of music and the beat of the drums and bass as they set the tempo for the melody. But nature has its …

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River Life: A “hole” lot of interesting creatures

Shipworm holes

Boring is not a description normally associated with river or ocean life — at least not if the definition used means dull and uninteresting. But boring is the topic for this column — not in the unexciting way but in …

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Consider these four campus spots for better studying sessions

Starbucks

As a person who once hated the thought of studying, realizing that I had more power over procrastination than I thought and actually putting that insight to use made all the difference for me.

Being in college has taught me …

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