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JMU Orientation team

Summer Springboard

Welcome to our newest students and their families! Learn more about Orientation activities.

Photo of incoming JMU student at Send Off Picnic


Going to college is exciting, and it can be anxiety-ridden. The solution? JMU's First Year Send-Offs.

Biology major Emily Thyroff and Professor Heather Griscom hold ginseng plants

Global studies

Can we preserve what is left of the world's rainforests?

Photo of Second City cast by Kirsten Miccoli

New season

The Forbes Center announces the 2015-2016 season lineup.

Treadmill illustration by Harry Campbell


What if you received a cash reward for healthy behaviors?

Daniel Vargas, JMU engineering graduate

Engineering health

Can we engineer a healthier future for the millions diagnosed with heart valve disease?

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