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Scholarly News Database

The scholarly news database contains a record of grants, publications, awards, honors, service and other scholarly work by JMU faculty and staff. News items about grants are provided monthly by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Faculty are responsible for providing the other types of news. Faculty news can be submitted by e-mail to Janet Smith at or online via our online form at

Year Month Type Name Description month
2014 December Grant Dredger

Dr. Mary K. Dredger (Assistant Professor, Early, Elementary and Reading Education) received $5,000 from the Charles Koch Foundation to establish a digital collaboration between Fredericksburg Academy and James Madison University.

2014 December Grant Haraldsen

Dr. Jason T. Haraldsen (Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $39,137 from Los Alamos National Laboratory to investigate the changes in properties of various Dirac materials with substitution of magnetic and charge-doped ions.

2014 December Grant Holland

Dr. S. Keith Holland (Assistant Professor, Engineering), Dr. Kyle G. Gipson (Assistant Professor, Engineering), Dr. Justin J. Henriques (Assistant Professor, Engineering) and Dr. Robert L. Nagel (Assistant Professor, Engineering) received $1,800 from VentureWell to train students to be drivers of change through the implementation of a new Innovation Leadership minor.

2014 December Grant Race

Gary S. Race (Grant Administrator, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $15,000 from Rockingham Memorial Hospital to provide onsite urgent care services, chronic illness management and preventative care to homeless clients enrolled at local shelters.

2014 December Honor Ryals

Dr. Brenda M. Ryals (Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders) was awarded the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s highest honor, the Honors of the Association, for her outstanding contributions in the field of audiology.

2014 December Presentation Stringham

Dr. David A. Stringham (Assistant Professor, Music) presented “Both/And: Teaching Generative Creativity and Music Performance in Ensembles” at the New York State School Music Association winter conference in Rochester on Dec. 5, 2014.

2014 December Service Barbour

Dr. Nancy E. Barbour (Head and Professor, Early, Elementary and Reading Education) was selected serve for three years on the Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation for the National Association for the Education of Young Children beginning January 2015. The position is charged with making program accreditation decisions based on evidence that a program has met each accreditation standard.