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RCAS Program Funds Innovative Student Research

By Carley Stickney

The inaugural 2018-2019 Student Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship (RCAS) program is a grant opportunity offered internally by the Jacksonville University (JU) Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) made possible by a grant from the Arthur …

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Faculty and student research using drones to study oyster beds gets off the ground at crowdfunder Experiment.com

With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones …

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Project to research Cumberland Island turtles gaining traction at crowdfunding site Experiment.com

Where are all the Diamondback terrapins on Cumberland Island? Marine Science graduate student Danielle D’amato wants to know, and she’s using a unique method to pay for her research: the crowdfunding site Experiment.com, which accelerates scientific research by freeing …

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Fish robots, 3D-printed ukuleles, missing planes, Ebola, Ponzi schemes: yes, it’s time for the annual JU Symposium April 6-8

Jacksonville University’s 2015 Faculty & Student Symposium this Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including building a fish robot to gather data; Ebola; adolescent sports injuries; Ponzi schemes; improving first-graders’ behavior through …

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Looking for love in only one place: Society turning inward on itself, sociology professor argues in new book

SocietyExplainedCover1Rapid technological advances, heavy use of social media, an uncertain economy and more vaguely defined relationship roles are having the paradoxical effect of causing people to become increasingly self-absorbed, damaging the very community they seek to connect with, argues a …

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National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields

A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.

The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …

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Veterans’ issues, best college coaches, shape-shifting cell phones and much more on tap at JU Symposium March 26-28

JU’s 2014 Faculty & Student Symposium March 26-28 features results from more than 100 projects, with topics including everything from shape-shifting smartphones, veterans’ college transition issues and using yoga in kindergarten classrooms to the best college coaches of all time, …

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