Montpelier Summer 2003
Chong-Kun Yoon managed to stay one step ahead of the invading communists during the Korean War. Today the history professor warns of the renewed North Korean menace.
The class of 2003, including JMU's first Ph.D. graduates, gets a send-off from international peace negotiator and former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.
Two-time Virginia Photographer of the Year Chris Tyree ('92) returns from his embedded assignment in Iraq aboard the USS Harry S. Truman and shares some of his wartime images with Montpelier.
Research on hair-cell regeneration in canaries by
internationally renowned audiology professor Brenda Ryals may hold
hope for human hearing.
Cover photo by Tyler Mallory
From the earliest students at The Normal to Madison's present-day student body, legacy families span the history - and tell the history - of JMU.
The "Picky Writing Rules" and love of literature allowed this JMU English professor's students to contract his contagious enthusiasm for Shakespeare and the other works they read and wrote about.
In 2008, JMU will celebrate its 100th birthday. A new column recounts the highlights and anecdotes of A Madison Century - when The Normal opened, for instance, or when Mama Ding scared off a party of panty raiders with a colossal pair of ladies bloomers.
Virginia college athletic programs come together to race against the rest of NASCAR's Busch Series for six races in 2003.
After months of research, benchmarks and financials, the lights dim, the music comes up and four young women try to sell seven successful JMU grads on The Avenue, an evening gown rental boutique. Will they succeed with these veteran entrepreneurs?
Joseph Opala unearths the history of an ancient song from its origination in Sierra Leone to its resurfacing in a Gullah community in Georgia.
Letters, Bluestone Journal; yesteryears hangouts, faculty books, student artwork makes it big and faculty artwork pulls in big bucks at annual art auction.
JMU Works; Grads reunite to get M.D.s, WWII Victory Garden, new alumni president, a restaurateur perseveres, some top notch teachers, and a game of croquet.