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Engineering Incorporates Digital Storytelling

Through a collaboration with Digital Communication Consulting (DigiComm) and their Media Fellow Program, engineering capstone students have added a valuable digital content component to their projects.

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Rating System Shows Promise Assessing Campus Transportation

February 11, 2016

Assistant professor of engineering Dr. Elise Barrella, in partnership with Dr. C.J. Hartman, helped organize the Sustainable Transportation Analysis and Rating System (STARS) pilot at JMU to evaluate an array of transportation related projects and their level of sustainability.

PHOTO: Syerra CesarJMU Program Custom-Designs Bikes for the Disabled

December 8, 2015

or some, a bicycle means an affordable and environmentally friendly way to commute. For others, itís the excitement of speedy descents down rugged mountain trails and now, for one Harrisonburg teen, itís a promise of independence.

PHOTO: NASA LogoEngineering Students Embark on Space Travel Project for NASA

November 19, 2015

For the next two years, engineering majors Quin Moore, Christopher Graves, J.P. Gaffney, Zach Duda and James Watkins will research, plan and build a prototype device for sterilizing medical equipment on manned missions to Mars and beyond.

PHOTO:BuildingImproving Engineering Education Through Outreach

November 11, 2015

Oftentimes, at least for students in engineering, the choice is influenced by some experience they had with the subject during their childhood, said Dr. Keith Holland, associate professor of engineering. And that's why the department is continuously seeking outreach opportunities.

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Another JMU Team Continues Run of Success

June 9, 2015

JMU Destination Imagination extended its years-long streak of success by winning gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2015 Destination Imagination Global Final - See more at: http://www.jmu.edu/news/2015/05/29-jmu-di-continues-success.shtml#sthash.4RtYFU5H.dpuf


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