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Mitt Romney to deliver Spring Commencement keynote address

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25, the University announced.

Romney joins a long list of distinguished speakers at …

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Economics, race and family intertwine in youth crime issue, top experts note at JU PPI Juvenile Justice Forum

Socioeconomics, family dynamics, race and legal maneuvering were all on the table Thursday, Nov. 20, as some of the top – and most topical – names in the regional legal system gathered for a spirited Juvenile Justice Forum hosted by …

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JU Public Policy Institute hosts major Education Policy Conference Nov. 12

Some of Florida’s most prominent education policy leaders will address significant education policy issues, including Florida standards, accountability, school choice and private sector funding initiatives, at a Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute Education Policy Conference, “Shaping Florida’s Future,” from 8:30 …

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Energy policy is topic of Public Policy Institute’s Hesburgh Lecture Oct. 30

Notre Dame economics Prof. Thomas A. Gresik is set to speak  on energy policy Oct. 30 as part of the JU Public Policy Institute’s Hesburgh Lecture Series.

Gresik, a Kellogg Institute for International Studies fellow at the University of Notre …

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State Speaker Will Weatherford comments on Florida policy

Florida can create a “pocket of prosperity” for its residents by addressing issues such as education and poverty, and Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute is playing a unique role in shaping dialogue on those very issues, according to Florida’s Speaker …

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Economist Michael J. Pries, Ph.D., on U.S. debt impact

Michael J. Pries, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame, discussed the economy in his presentation, “Our Growing National Debt and what it means for Our Future” on Nov. 21, 2013, as part of the Hesburgh Lecture …

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Health Policy Conference Addresses Exchanges, Medicaid, Florida Solution

Healthcare exchanges, spiraling costs and covering 3.8 million uninsured in Florida were key topics as top names in healthcare, business and government discussed the Affordable Care Act and proposed Medicaid expansion at the JU Public Policy Institute’s Healthcare Policy Conference …

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