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More recovery specialists on the way for region with major $447,150 training grant to School of Applied Health Sciences

More peer recovery specialists will be available for underserved areas as JU’s School of Applied Health Sciences and Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies enhance a pioneering training program with a major $447,150 subcontract awarded through a federal grant to LSF Health Systems LSF Health Systems, Managing Entity for the Northeast and North Central …

A patient-centered approach to the U.S. drug epidemic to be discussed by top experts Nov. 14

A major seminar at Jacksonville University Nov. 14 will gather the region’s top substance abuse experts to describe outreach, prevention and treatment for those affected by the cascading U.S. drug epidemic, including U.S. veterans. The 3½-hour event is supported by a major grant to JU’s Keigwin School of Nursing from the U.S. Department of Health …

Physics and Photo students make formidable team in region’s Physics Photo Contest

The UNF Physics Photo Contest is open, and Jacksonville University students are looking to dominate again. Students from all over the Jacksonville area can enter, and last year, JU students won first and second prize. They are again hoping to net as many online votes as possible this year. Eight out of 20 finalist physics …

Historian and activist Aviva Chomsky to speak on immigration Nov. 2

In a timely lecture, celebrated historian, activist and Latin America specialist Aviva Chomsky will give a talk on immigration issues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Gooding Auditorium. Chomsky, professor of history and coordinator of Latin American studies at Salem State University in Massachusetts, will speak on “Criminalization, Immigration and Citizenship in the 21st …

Fine Arts challenges a septic system with “Urinetown, The Musical” Oct. 26-29

No. 1, it’s swirling with heavy topics. No. 2, it’s flush with great humor. It’s “Urinetown: The Musical,” the Tony Award-winning production being presented Oct. 26-29 in Swisher Theater by the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts. The play is billed as “a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, …

Barrera, Tuohy, Grey honored as 2017 JU Distinguished Alumni

Standouts in aviation, military and entrepreneurial endeavors are recipients of this year’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni awards for 2017. Honored at halftime of this year’s Homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni of Excellence Class of 2017” was Kelly Barrera ’86, while Capt. Matthew W. Tuohy, USN (ret) ’75/’03 was named the inaugural “Outstanding Military Alumnus of …


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