Editor's Picks

  • 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.

  • Artifact closeup Ready for their close-ups

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

  • 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.

  • Impact-auction-1000x600 Art with an impact

    Generating money for nonprofits is the primary motivation behind Impact Art Gallery.

  • CFE-Patrick-Fist Gaining traction

    Students were challenged to transform their ideas into pitch-ready business models.

  • Eigenbrode NASA desert Exploring the planet

    NASA scientist and JMU alumna Jennifer Eigenbrode is part of the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

  • MM-America to Me-hallway Documenting the achievement gap

    Documentary filmmaker Steve James ('77) exposes racial disparities in public education.

  • Katie Tusing seated Teaching the intangibles

    JMU alumna Katie Tusing turns a life-changing accident into learning opportunities.

  • 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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