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Interested in joining the hundreds of students who enroll at Jacksonville University every year? Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery or a place to chase your dreams, JU is ready to welcome you. Located in the largest city in sunny Florida, JU is home to career-minded students at all class levels and from around the world.

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JU Co-Hosts Jacksonville’s Only Station-Neutral Mayoral Debate Simulcast

By Sheri Webber

Four candidates in the Jacksonville race for mayor stepped onto the Terry Concert Hall stage Wednesday night and into the homes of Duval County residents for a live, hour-long debate broadcast. Jacksonville University (JU) was proud to …

Expert Panel Explores Patient Safety Solutions for Victims of Human Trafficking at Annual QSEN Forum

By Sheri Webber

About one in four human trafficking survivors come into contact with a healthcare professional at some point. But some members of the medical community feel they lack the awareness, training, and collaborative network necessary to combat the …

Year of the Woman Retrospective: Commemorating Visionary Women at JU

WAVE magazine reflects on members of the JU community who have demonstrated this year’s Women’s History Month national theme: “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.” These JU Dolphins dared to be bold, to lead, and to embrace the unexpected.

Paying Homage to the “Dean” of African-American Composers in JU’s Spring Orchestra Concert

By Sheri Webber

He dared to be the first. Not just once, but again and again. In 1931, he watched the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra perform his work and five years later, he made history conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

The …

The History Among Us: JU Campus is Home to Pre-Civil War African-American Cemetery

By Sheri Webber

“Slightly east of the water tower… lay a small cemetery… a forgotten part of a colorful history the new campus site acquired,” wrote Dr. George Hallam in 1988, a Jacksonville University (JU) Professor and author of Our

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Spotlights JU Student Performers

By Sheri Webber

The Jacksonville University (JU) Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts (LBSCFA) had an unprecedented holiday season. First came the renaming announcement for the College on December 7. Then came exciting news from the Kennedy Center American

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Jacksonville University offers more than 100 majors, minors, 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.