Editor's Picks

  • Dance for PD thumbnail And they danced

    Two JMU colleges team up to offer an internationally acclaimed dance therapy program to community members with Parkinson's disease.

  • Chemistry REU program The sound of science

    Deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing individuals come together in the summer at JMU to study chemistry.

  • ASB Lupe trip Students assist immigrant communities

    Alternative Break Program offers direct service and education opportunities.

  • Intelligence hackathon group Intelligence hackathon

    JMU students spent the first day of their spring break developing surveillance devices for a federal contractor in North Carolina.

  • foundation 1969 Wilson road A firm foundation

    The JMU Foundation, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has left a lasting legacy and looks toward a promising future.

  • Peace-core-1000x600 Remembering Sierra Leone

    JMU’s first Peace Corps volunteer recounts her experiences serving as a teacher in Sierra Leone.

  • Learning-by-Giving Learning by giving

    Student grant writers become philanthropists in a semester-long partnership.

  • Mike-Busing Steering the CoB

    After 23 years as a professor in the College of Business at JMU, Dean Mike Busing is prepared to lead the college to new heights.

  • Oyster Reef Close-up Research suggests oysters have a thing about personal space

    Madison Trust has enabled a graduate student and her professor to research the optimum living conditions for oysters.

  • Cox-Blue-Angel-1000x600 Becoming a Blue Angel

    Lt. James Cox (’05) discusses the path that led him to join the famed Navy flight demonstration squadron.

  • Alan Linic - fountain From JMU to SNL

    Madison recently caught up with Alan Linic ('11), who is living his dream — and realizing a prophecy — as a writer for "Saturday Night Live."

  • Lori Britt Tackling tough issues—together

    Communication studies professor Lori Britt teaches techniques to improve community dialogue.

  • VR simulation Elizabeth Ware Scope of practice

    Graduate students in speech-language pathology are using augmented reality to practice complicated procedures.

  • Civic Engagement Conference What drives student voting?

    Fellows with the James Madison Center for Civic Engagement share their insights with education reporters at the National Press Club.

  • Artifact closeup Ready for their close-ups

    Ancient artifacts are being given new life through a 21st century technique.

  • Old Rag archaeology project Unearthing the past

    Before the Park Service can construct a parking lot in Shenandoah National Park, JMU archaeology students dig in to see what they can find.

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