HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY, FRAN

Tuesday, May 23, marks Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne's 100th birthday, and we are thrilled to celebrate a century of the incomparable Fran. Learn more about our beloved First Lady, and wish her a happy birthday in the online guest book.

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Keigwin School of Nursing preparing students to conquer stress – before and after graduating

Stress in the nursing profession has become such a norm that there’s even a special term for it: Nursing Burnout Syndrome. The findings are a bit daunting: in one survey at the University of Colorado Hospital, nearly nine out of 10 nurses met criteria for Burnout Syndrome — emotional exhaustion, detachment, and poorer cognitive function ...

‘I felt the children were like dry soil, looking for a drop of water’ – Dr. Sawsan Tabbaa helps children including Syrian refugees in Florida’s largest ‘Give Kids A Smile’ effort

Dr. Sawsan Tabbaa will never forget a child named Ahmad. The JU School of Orthodontics Clinical Associate Professor was handing out free Give Kids A Smile dental kits containing toothpaste, toothbrushes and instruction cards to 300 Syrian refugee children at the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida in February. She noticed one young boy who kept ...

Award-winning students and faculty honored at Spring 2017 Commencement

Congratulations to JU’s 2016-17 graduating seniors and faculty top award winners, announced at this year’s Spring commencement on April 29: President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership/Undergraduate: Hanna McMahon graduated magna cum laude and Phi Kappa Phi, earning a bachelor’s degree with a double major in accounting and finance. She is president of the Accounting Club and ...

Davis College of Business now part of elite group offering 100% online MS in Applied Business Analytics

Only a handful of universities in the U.S. offer a fully online version of the highly sought-after, lucrative Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics degree, and Jacksonville University is now one of them. The degree allows students with a strong background in the technical side of business such as in computer science, information technology ...

Sen. Aaron Bean to JU Spring 2017 graduates: wield your “superpowers,” dream bigger to do incredible things

Quoting Nelson Mandela and Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and with references to Spider-Man, Drake, Clash of Clans, Star Wars, Adele and others, Florida Sen. Aaron Bean urged Jacksonville University graduates Saturday, April 29, to harness their “superpowers” to take on the world. “We all have two superpowers that are distinct and more powerful than you ...

RIVER LIFE: Manatee’s new status should be celebrated

Last month, our local charismatic megafauna, the Florida manatee, achieved a very significant milestone in recovering from near extinction, when the federal government down-listed the marine mammal from endangered to threatened. While some are upset that the status of the gentle giant was changed, it really is something to be celebrated. To continue to be ...


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