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UNF Alum faces challenges, rewards of being a young CEO

Taylor Nelson April 18, 2013

Three years after graduating from UNF, Bradford Stephens started his own technology company. At the age of 29, Stephens took on the title of CEO and all the privileges and challenges that go along...

Director of UNF Women’s Center Sheila Spivey devotes her life to victim advocacy

Taylor Nelson April 4, 2013

Sheila Spivey is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Women’s Center: planning and implementing goals, overseeing programs, hiring staff and making sure everything runs effectively and...

Blind mice: UNF professor uses mice to look for retinal cancer treatment

Taylor Nelson March 27, 2013

Deep inside the Biology building, Dr. Judy Ochrietor is using mice to conduct research that could lead to major changes in science and medicine. An associate professor of biology and the biomedical...

Interfaith lecture explores link between muslim call to prayer and southern blues

Taylor Nelson March 5, 2013

Deeply rooted in the heart of the South American and African American culture are the building blocks of the Blues. But where did these rhythms and techniques really originate? What most people...

On Guard moves fast onto the Jacksonville music scene

Taylor Nelson February 11, 2013

From a locker inside a public storage facility, the silence of an otherwise quiet Monday night was broken by the sound of drums, guitars, lyrics and fresh ideas. With busy schedules outside playing...

Sex Fest lecture entertains and informs about important but touchy topics

Taylor Nelson January 28, 2013

“He gently caressed her breast. He sucked on her nipple and breathed in her sweet odor.” The audience giggled as certified sex educator Jay Friedman opened his lecture by jumping into describing...

So, what’s your story? Student works to better LGBT community at UNF and beyond

Taylor Nelson January 23, 2013

Since coming to UNF as a freshman in 2008, Gerald Joseph has made strides to enhance LGBT awareness and acceptance both on campus and in the surrounding community. “Personally, I feel the UNF...

Cell phone repair business opens in Alumni Square

Taylor Nelson November 8, 2012
A new store opened Nov. 5 in the old Chartwells location between Sbarro and the UPS Store. Run by Carla Aldridge and her husband Ruben, CPR Cell Phone Repair opened its second Jacksonville location. CPR Phone Repair sells refurbished phones, buys phones and fixes phones, laptops, tablets, game systems and sound systems.
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