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RIVER LIFE: Year of the River has been eye-opening

This has been an exciting year for the St. Johns River.

I don’t think there has been a time when more attention has been focused on the river, with more people than ever concerned and engaged in discussions about this

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

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JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching

Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.

Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …

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“The Walking Dread” panel discussion Feb. 24 examines plagues, zombie fears, science and culture

The fifth annual interdisciplinary panel discussion presented by Jacksonville University’s College of Arts and Sciences, titled “The Walking Dread: Society, Plague, and Zombies,” promises a provocative blend of discussion on scientific and medical discoveries, societal fears, literature and even …

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RIVER LIFE: Now touring, right whales and great white sharks

This is the time of year I’m glad I live in Florida. A snowstorm hit the Northeast and, while it is seasonably cold here, it is not snowing, just cold. Now I know some of you think our weather is …

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Gateway to an Icy World: JU Researcher studies the Antarctic

John N. Heine recently had to bear 29-degree temperatures just to do his job. That may not sound too foreboding, but in this case, he was 100 feet underwater, beneath 10 feet of Antarctic ice, with only a dry suit …

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RIVER LIFE: A 4,000-year journey of the St. Johns

Filling in for A. Quinton White this month is Jeremy Stalker, an assistant professor of marine science at Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute.

Most people in Jacksonville are familiar with watching the St. Johns River slowly flow out through

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All about that lab: New equipment and updated spaces a boon to Science and Nursing students

Labconco Purifier Logic + Class 2 bio-safety hoods. VWR Symphony air-jacketed CO2 incubators. BMT Laboratory Sterilizer Sterivap SP666-1 autoclave. Abbott Laboratories IIC-6 laminar flow hood. Movex TERFU snorkel exhaust ventilation system.

All that verbiage may not mean much to the …

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