The first Republican woman elected to Congress from Maryland, the Honorable Marjorie Sewell Holt, has fulfilled many roles, including great-great-grandmother and Jacksonville University alumna. Even in its seminal days, JU sparked lifelong passions and encouraged students to be fearless. At …Read More »
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Originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of WAVE magazine.
By Sheri Webber
On Ryan Bass’ first day at work, protesters occupied the sidewalks outside and the phone rang with persistence.
Congressman John Rutherford, representing the Fourth District of Florida, …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
“I’m with Audrey.” That was what the t-shirts and campaign signs stated, and it’s something people still say six years after Audrey McKibbin Moran’s run for mayor in Jacksonville.
In the decades leading to that memorable 2011 …Read More »
The outcome of the presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, will change the Supreme Court for decades to come.
Along with the open seat of late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, three other Supreme Court Justices are between 79 and 83, …Read More »
Look up the word debate online and you’ll find a number of definitions that offer a variation on the same theme: disagreement.
“A discussion between people in which they express different opinions about something.” “A contention by words or arguments.” …Read More »
The Public Policy Institute and WJXT Channel 4, The Local Station, will co-host debates (#JUdebates) Aug. 16-18 among candidates for State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, U.S. Representative for Florida Congressional District 4 and U.S. Representative for Congressional District …Read More »
Florida should be seen as a gateway to success and innovation, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tells JU PPI board
Issues key to making Florida a player in the global job market – economics, water, education and healthcare – were the focus of an address by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam when he visited with Jacksonville University’s Public Policy …Read More »