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Engineering Student Overcomes Odds

ďIf I were to be a role model, my message would be to first donít give up, because your mistakes donít define you. And second, just be as stubborn as it takes to get what you need to get done.Ē - Gail Moruza

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PHOTO:Akram AbdouJMU Engineering Student Crosses Barriers

April 10, 2015

JMU Engineering Student Akram Abdou comes across as a person raised in America and well-versed in Western culture, but he is actually a recent immigrant from Egypt.

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JMU Part of National Engineering Education Initiative

March 31, 2015

In a letter presented to President Barack Obama on Monday, March 23, James Madison University and 121 other U.S. engineering schools committed to graduate more than 20,000 "Grand Challenge Engineers" over the next decade.

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Interactive Learning Inspires Elementary School Students

March 16, 2015

On March 2, elementary students took a tour of the engineering facilities in order to learn more about simple machines and how they function. Senior engineering major  Meghan Daly led the children through the department and explained the purpose of the rooms and equipment.

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Virginia Teachers Learn to Create STEM Professionals

February 26, 2015

Educators from a number of central Shenandoah Valley schools districts will be among nearly 150 participants in the second annual K-12 STEM Educators Workshop on Friday, February 27 at James Madison University.

Photo: JMU StudentsProfessors Publish Engineering Textbook

February 11, 2015

Driven by the necessity for a holistic textbook that focused on sustainable design, engineering, and environmental impacts, three JMU faculty combined their expertise to fill this need.


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