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Your gift will impel great endeavors

Ancient beliefs and practices. Breakthrough ideas. Enlightened civilizations. Historical turning points. Great endeavors. Sage teachings. The unknowable.

Understanding and improving the human condition is the fundamental quest at JMU that powers the humanities and social sciences to prepare educated and enlightened citizens.

When you give, you provide the resources for a world-class faculty to engage students in reaping and furthering the knowledge and wisdom borne of millennia of human achievement. Then you help them bring those lessons to bear on addressing the issues of today.

Your gift supports professors who love to teach and mentor students; guide student scholarship, research and creative projects; and engage students in service-learning.

JMU’s national leadership in General Education means you not only support students as they master their disciplines, but also as JMU exposes them to curriculum and experiences that heighten their sensibilities. Employers say they count on these well-grounded, critical thinkers to bring insight and context to their organizations.

These Madison graduates are prepared to engage society in the meaningful endeavors that will better the human condition. Your gift makes it possible.

 

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College of Arts and Letters Fund

Launch students on a lifelong search for knowledge and understanding the human condition through rigorous scholarly inquiry.

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EU Policy Studies Fund

Support the only one of its kind, a study abroad master's political science program focused on the European Union.

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Foreign Language Fund

Give students foreign language competency, global perspective and an understanding of ancient and modern cultures.

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Furious Flower Poetry Center Fund

Preserve the power of the American literary experience by supporting the study of poetry and encouraging new talent.

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Global Nonviolence Center Fund

Honor the icon who espoused Be the Change and create a just and better world by supporting the Mahatma Gandhi Center.

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Justice Studies Program Fund

Help students develop an understanding of justice as they prepare to invest themselves in helping others.

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Liberal Arts Legacy Fund

Help retain the liberal arts professors who open doors and transform student lives with their teaching and mentoring.

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Philosophy and Religion Fund

Support students as they delve into questions at the heart of the nature of knowledge and human beliefs.

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Political Science Department Fund

Support the Political Science Department as it prepares students for careers in the world of government and politics.

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Political Science Professors Fund

Honor the dedication of retired Madison professors by supporting continued enhancement of teaching and research at JMU.

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Sociology and Anthropology Fund

Help students understand ancient and modern cultures, relationships and the spectrum of human diversity.

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The English Department Fund

Help provide students with the strong foundation in the skillful use of language that employers seek.

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The History Department Fund

Give students historical knowledge and the independent critical thinking, communication and research skills to use it.

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The Nelson Institute Fund

Support the institute as it studies ways to fight global terrorism and strengthen our nation's strategic position.

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Writing, Rhetoric and Technical...

Support this fund to help students in their quest to become effective and persuasive communicators.

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