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Senior Misha Chalkley becomes first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn elite Submarine Warfare Officer assignment

It won’t be long before senior Misha Chalkley is submersed in all things nuclear as the first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn a highly competitive post as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer. Of 67 NROTC units with applicants nationwide, only 14 billets were awarded to females this academic year by the U.S. Navy …

OCEARCH launches new expedition with JU shark researcher helping guide study of great whites off Southeast coast

The world-renowned shark-research ship M/V OCEARCH is docked in downtown Jacksonville this week, readying for a return to open waters Thursday, Jan. 18, to study mature great white sharks as they winter off the Southeast coast. On board the flagship vessel of OCEARCH at Jacksonville University will be JU shark researcher Dr. Bryan Franks as …

Online Nursing master’s program soars to new heights on U.S. News’ “Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs” list

Engaged students, responsive faculty and state-of-the-art technology have put the online Nursing masters program offered through JU’s Keigwin School of Nursing in elite company on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs” list. The program, administered by the Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies at the new JU Downtown campus, …

Dr. Erica Kines and Nursing students double underserved patient care at Community Health Outreach using innovative $50,000 training grant

More than twice as many underserved patients are getting primary care — and with a week’s wait time instead of a month — as a result of a flourishing year-long partnership between Jacksonville University’s Keigwin School of Nursing and the local nonprofit Community Health Outreach. A $50,000 grant from the Florida Association of Free and …

A closer look at each other’s lives inspires JU sociology students along with their Arlington mentees

Students in Sociology Professor Shelley Grant’s Media and Crime class reconnected with youths from Arlington area schools this week to culminate their semester-long mentoring together and give the young mentees a taste of campus life. (See a Facebook photo gallery here.) After a spirited greeting from President Tim Cost and Provost Dr. Donnie Horner, during …

JU becomes Florida’s first private university to take ACHA “Healthy Campus Pledge” and join prized national network

Jacksonville University has become the first private higher education institution in Florida to commit to the goals of the American College Health Association’s “Healthy Campus Pledge” and is now part of an exclusive network of official Healthy Campus 2020 Partners. The pledge involves a rigorous, detailed look at a university’s practices related to health, fitness, …


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