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Catching up with Marjorie S. Holt ’45

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

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Where Public Policy Matters: JU Shapes Future Leaders & Florida Politics

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, …

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Public Policy Institute welcomes Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Gov. Bill Weld for “Jacksonville Town Hall” Thursday

Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will take questions from the public Thursday, Sept. 22, in a “Jacksonville Town Hall” (#JUvotes) hosted by the JU Public Policy Institute. PPI master’s students will also engage in …

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Unrivaled: debates hosted by Public Policy Institute and WJXT were historic in scope

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.” …

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Public Policy Institute, WJXT to co-host debates in races for State Attorney, two U.S. House seats

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 …

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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 …

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