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Photo: JMU Students ConferDesigning Video Games Builds Engineering Community

January 21, 2015

In December, thirteen freshman-engineering students presented video games designed for second-graders as part of a semester-long project. The students all belong to the engineering Residential Learning Community (RLC).

Photo: VentureWell LogoFaculty Accomplishments

January 21, 2015

Engineering Professors, Dr. S. Keith Holland, Dr. Kyle G. Gipson, Dr. Justin J. Henriques, and Dr. Robert L. Nagel received $1,800 from VentureWell to train students to be drivers of change through the implementation of a new Innovation Leadership minor.

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National Recognition for JMU Female Engineering Group

December 4, 2014

In 2011, a group of eight female engineering students gathered to discuss the possibility of forming an organization that would promote engineering among women and support female engineering students.

PHOTO: Heather McLeodFaculty Spotlight - Heather McLeod

December 4, 2014

This Fall, the James Madison University Department of Engineering welcomes Dr. Heather McLeod as one of its newest faculty members. McLeod has a passion for concrete durability and structural materials, with hands-on research that is unique to the department.

Photo: JMU Students Demo bikesEngineers Make a Difference With Human-Powered Vehicles

November 18, 2014

The engineering department recently celebrated five years of designing, testing, and building human-powered vehicles for clients in need.


  • Open: Engineering Faculty Position
  • January 28
    7:00 p.m.
    Steve Gaffney, JMU alum and nationally recognized speaker presents, "Honest Communication: Learn how to become a leader in your career.”
    ISAT 259
  • February 9
    7:00 p.m.
    Faraday Lecture Series: Dr. Michael Littman presents, “The value of historical re-creation in understanding how we know and what we know.”
    ISAT 259
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break
  • April 18
    Xchange ‘15
    Engineering students present a year of good through innovation, research, and design
    ISAT/CS and HHS Buildings

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