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Five and Final: Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Town Hall at JU

Jacksonville University and WJXT-TV Channel 4 co-hosted Democratic candidates in Florida’s run for the Governor’s Office in a livestreamed town hall discussion. You can watch the full debate online through WJXT. (in order of appearance Aug. 9) Philip Levine, former Mayor of Miami Beach. “Fighting for the real needs of the working families of Florida.” Boston-born, …

JU and WJXT Co-Host Final Republican Primary Debate for Florida Governor’s Office

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (the Institute) is no stranger to lively debates between candidates. The Institute and WJXT-TV Channel 4 have co-hosted seven televised debates in local, state, and federal elections since 2015. Tonight, the University, in partnership with WJXT, welcomed Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam and U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis for …

Juilliard Quartet Founder & Jacksonville University VIP Guest Dies at 97

Born on July 19, 1920, and raised in Portland, Oregon, renowned American violinist Robert Nathaniel Mann made three guest appearances at Jacksonville University (JU). Mann passed away earlier this year at the age of 97. He is survived by all three members of the Juilliard String Quartet who frequented JU as guest performers in the 1980’s. …

Eppley Foundation Awards JU Professor Funding for Plant-Based Electronics Research

On June 21, The Eppley Foundation for Research awarded Jacksonville University (JU) Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Ramesh Adhikari $24,850 in grant funding to conduct and oversee undergraduate research on the development of plant-based electronics. The Foundation was established by physical chemist Capt. Marion Eppley in 1947. Dr. Adhikari says, “Current growth in production and consumption …

Her Path, Her Passion: JU Speech Pathology Student Receives $10,000 Nemours Scholarship

Wednesday, June 20, Jacksonville University (JU) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) student Erin Marsh was awarded a $10,000 scholarship, a gift from Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic presented during a celebratory dinner at the annual Nemours Cochlear Implant Camp for children with hearing loss, at Camp Chewenwaw in Green Cove Springs. Marsh, a graduate student and intern …

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trees4ever: Jacksonville University June 4 Week-long Campus Tree Planting

“Sustainability is a nice, big umbrella, from energy efficiency and water conservation, to transportation, dining services, grounds, recharging stations, waste and recycling. It’s a little bit of everything, and it’s all about improving the student experience,” says Ms. Carrie-Lynn Black, Jacksonville University Sustainability Coordinator. She is busy preparing for a large-scale campus tree planting during the first …

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