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  • Jul 27: Big Bug Hunt at the EJC Arboretum!
  • Aug 8: Storytime in the Understory
  • Sep 12: Storytime in the Understory
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  • Jul 25 Christie Duke Freshman Theatre Major Has Reason for Heightened School Spirit

    Christie Duke's great grandfather, Samuel Page Duke, served as JMU's second and longest-reigning president from 1919-1939. Legend has it that the basketball team (or other sports team) came to Mr. Duke requesting new equipment. "They told him if he bought them new equipment, they would name the mascot after him. He did, the team held to their word, and that's how the 'Dukes' came about," recounts Christie, a freshman theatre major at JMU. Read More >

  • Jul 25 Stuart Duke Thumbnail Grandson of JMU's Second President Lights up "The Tempest" at Forbes Center

    Stuart Duke is serving as the guest lighting designer for the James Madison University School of Theatre and Dance's "The Tempest," but his ties to campus run deep. His grandfather was Samuel Page Duke, JMU's second and longest reigning president (1919-1939), for whom Duke Hall, the Marching Royal Dukes and the JMU Dukes were named. Read More >

  • Jul 25 Yanet Bermudez at Piano Thumbnail From Havana to Harrisonburg: Piano Doctoral Student Happens Upon JMU

    Yanet Bermudez is a long way from home. She grew up in a family of musicians in Havana, Cuba, where she lived with her grandparents and great grandmother. Her aunt was a cellist, and her father was a popular music arranger who played the clarinet, saxophone and piano. Read More >

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