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JU mentors, culture, aid attract student-veterans

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Academics, financial aid, career counseling, healthy living, healthcare. At Jacksonville University, student-veterans help one another with just about everything.

They lived that life in the military. They live it on campus. Many say the camaraderie and cooperation are reasons why …

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Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day at JU

What’s the significance of teaching a farmer in a remote region of Africa how to grow a better potato?

For Dr. Makaziwe Mandela — humanitarian, successful businesswoman, and daughter of the late South African President Nelson Mandela — it’s an …

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JU Recognizes Dr. Makaziwe Mandela with 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award

Jacksonville University is known as a forum for vibrant conversations on significant social, political and business topics. In line with that vitally important role, JU will award its 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award to global human rights activist Dr. Makaziwe …

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Ground-breaking filmmaker Ken Burns honored with Presidential Global Citizen Award

Jacksonville University honored pioneering documentary filmmaker Ken Burns with its second Presidential Global Citizen Award on Tuesday, Feb. 9, recognizing a master storyteller whose profound achievement in creating powerful historical narratives has had a far-reaching effect on millions of viewers …

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