On Sat., Sept. 8, Christopher Sweeney (’13) adds his personal touch to Jacksonville University (JU) in a big way. The weekend project centers on JU’s Founders Building, an original and historical structure on campus, and involves Sweeney’s unique art of …Read More »
Tag Archives: Sociology
Alumnus Jay Thomas 1948-2017: “He controlled every room he was ever in and was the brightest light in it”
Jacksonville University is deeply saddened by the passing Thursday of Distinguished Alumni Jay Thomas ’72, one of our most well-known and accomplished alumni, a brilliant talent in the arts and entertainment world and a passionate supporter of his beloved alma …Read More »
College students can do wonders for a youth with a half-semester of mentoring – or even a half-day.
The results of both approaches were on display on the same day recently as Jacksonville University students connected with youths from Arlington …Read More »
JU sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s book “Society Explained” is in grand company: It’s been named one of the Top 25 academic books of 2014, out of about 7,000 reviewed by the American Library Association.
The ALA’s editors critique titles for the …Read More »
Looking for love in only one place: Society turning inward on itself, sociology professor argues in new book
Rapid 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 …Read More »
JU Sociology Prof. Nathan Rousseau has been appointed by Mayor Alvin Brown and the City Council to the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission for a two-year term ending Dec. 31, 2015.
Rousseau earned his doctorate in sociology from the University of …Read More »