CONGRATS, CLASS OF 2018

On Saturday, April 29, we will gather under the majestic oak trees of our beautiful campus to welcome nearly 900 students to the ranks of our more than 32,000 alumni. Congratulations to our graduates and their families, who have worked so hard to reach this milestone. We look forward to celebrating with you. Find out where to park, stream the ceremony, and see what our grads are saying.

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JU CFA team wins national research challenge, looks forward to Global Final

By Marilyn Young As the Jacksonville University team shook hands with the judges of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, Jamie Seim saw a little something in their eyes. Seim and his team members, Henry Crayton and Maria “M.J.” Fueyo, had just finished their dynamic presentation in March at the Americas Regional of the annual worldwide …

JU launches Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship Program with City of Jacksonville

An historic initiative backed by the Mayor, Jacksonville University and key black community advocates will offer future African-American leaders a two-year JU Master in Public Policy scholarship, a city internship and job placement help that keeps their vision and talent in the community to address critical regional challenges. The Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship …

Deep-rooted green efforts gain campus its third straight Tree Campus USA recognition

Jacksonville University has gained official 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation, the third year in a row it has been singled out for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Only 344 campuses – fewer than 10 percent of all public and private U.S. colleges – meet the requirements for the recognition. …

Electroacoustic Barn Dance to bring hundreds of composers and performers to campus for free festival

The Seventh Annual Electroacoustic Barn Dance is coming Feb. 8-10 to Jacksonville University, a free three-day national festival of electronic music and art drawing acclaimed composers and artists from as far away as Estonia. On stage performing with top student and faculty composers from dozens of universities at this year’s event will be the JU …

A new age of Aquarian as national notice rolls in

When you pick up an Aquarian, you can’t help noticing the remarkable imagery and captivating words. National judges are picking up on that, too. In one recent honor, the literary and arts magazine for Jacksonville University was one of only 32 finalists in the Associated College Press’ annual Pacemaker competition. (See artwork examples in gallery …

Best-selling author Steve Berry brings his passion for history to campus Feb. 6

Worldwide bestselling author Steve Berry, a preservation advocate whose historical thrillers have been translated into 40 languages with more than 22 million copies in 51 countries, will speak Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Jacksonville University in a free event as part of the Ralph and Anina Walter Visiting Writer Series. Berry’s books, including a dozen “Cotton …


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