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JMU Challenge 2014

Engaging students in creative, collaborative problem solving 

JMU Challenge Promotional Video

Deadline: April 2014

THE CHALLENGE:  Live Greener! How can you change your behavior to positively impact the environment?  Student teams are challenged to discover ways to change student behavior, resulting in a cleaner, greener environment.


  1. Think critically about environmental stewardship.
  2. Unleash creative potential.
  3. Encourage collaborative problem-solving among students, faculty and staff.
  4. Create an environmentally-conscious campus culture.


  1. Visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website at to understand the environmental issues our world is facing.
  2. Read The Verdant Progress to learn about JMU’s environmental successes at
  3. Form a multi-disciplinary team of students of no less than two members.
  4. Find a mentor to guide your pursuit.
  5. Sign up on the event website.

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