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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 …

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 …


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Jacksonville University offers more than 70 majors and programs at the undergraduate level, as well as over 20 graduate and doctorate level degree programs. JU is comprised of four colleges, two institutes, and several prestigious schools. Since 1934, JU has offered top-tier educational experiences, cultivating lifelong passions and meaningful careers in such sought-after fields as aviation, speech pathology, kinesiology, marine science, choreography, orthodontics, business, biology and many others.