What's your orange band?
Did you say you want a revolution? Did you say it was the institution? Well, wrap your mind around this: A new brand of activism by a new generation of JMU youth gets students, professors, even administrators, talking about tough issues. Now they're takin' it to the streets.
Speaking of God
Nominated for the Outstanding Drama Emmy for her smash CBS hit, Joan of Arcadia, Barbara Hall ('82) has reached the pinnacle of success in Hollywood. And her show has the whole country talking about God.
One of Madison's first archaeology majors, Billy Oliver ('77) brings a woman of the past to live and digs into North Carolina history.
Meet the Centennial Dukes
What's different about this year's freshman class? They're 100 years in the making. When the Class of 2008 graduates, JMU will be celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Ahhhhnold meets his match
Neither lawsuit nor settlement will deter alumnus and Capitol Hill lobbyist John Edgell ('83) from his bobblehead face-off with the Governator.
Put your paws where your purple pride is and help elect Duke Dog the national mascot. He's in the running with 11 other finalists, and your vote will make the difference. Go to www.capitalonebowl.com.
Professors You Love
Deborah Hunter McWilliams ('82) writes of newly retired psychology professor Virginia Andreoli-Mathie's legacy of grace and of setting this former student on her life's course.
this man screen your date?
In his Confessions of a former date-screener, professor emeritus of English Robin McNallie wonders what hooligans he helped get on the Madison dating list.
Take a look back at turn-of-the-century Harrisonburg, the origins of Old Virginia and Madison's marching band.
What is the Madison Experience?
President Linwood H. Rose attempts to explain the phenomenon that attracts more than 15,000 freshmen applications each year and for generations has produced alumni who have found meaning and direction during their JMU years.
Mugwumps, Dixiecrats, Square Deals, New Deals, hanging chads, a chicken in every pot, murder and paternity scandals are just a few of the subjects two professors have tackled in a political campaign encyclopedia. Plus more books.
Readers' letters, private giving totals, research funding, photo essays, Tiombe Hurd at the Olympics, and a skydiving Duke.
A professor's protégé returns to lecture, Back to the 'Burg, Tidewater Top Ten, Centennial legacies, an Alpha Chi Rho canoe trip, a Republican National Committee trio and alumni highlights.