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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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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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Networking Takes a New Approach with SWE Fireside Chat

June 9, 2015

James Madison University engineers on April 15 had a unique on-campus networking opportunity with aerospace and defense technology company, Northrop Grumman, at the JMU Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Dinner with Industry: Fireside Chat.

PHOTO: JMU Team at HackfestStudents Design Caregiver Tech at Hackfest

May 21, 2015

The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving’s recently hosted a ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Hackfest in Richmond attended by a JMU team.


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