President Linwood H. Rose notes that the growth of JMU facilities
has been due in large part to statewide bond referenda. There's another
one on the ballot in November, with funds earmarked for JMU, some
of which are aimed for Restaging
The immigrant experience becomes art as JMU dancers take the stage
in a performance made precedent-setting by, ironically, the funding
grant's fine print.
Cost of Money
Sweet success: Is it the quest to build something unique, reach the
top rung of the career ladder, or achieve financial freedom? Montpelier
asks some top-rung JMU entrepreneurs what drives them.
the Meaning of Disaster?
Having picked up the pieces of tornado and flood devastation for two
decades, psychology professor Lennie Echterling extends his disaster
counseling expertise to Sept. 11. A month before the anniversary of
this national trauma, he helps ease the journey from victim to survivor.
Spirit of Entrepreneurship
Since the mid-1970s when he made the first gift of an endowed athletics
scholarship, outgoing JMU rector and one-time traveling lettuce salesman
Zane Showker ('79) has come to personify JMU's business programs and
has made yet another gift to athletics.
the Big Idea?
Marking 25 years of "university" prestige, JMU players and
principals reflect on the July 1, 1977, name change and what led up
to it. Alumni remember too. They share
their perspectives in the accompanying Bluestone Journal.
The head of JMU's ever-growing Mineral Museum and a contributor to
the first-ever International Encyclopedia of Mineralogy, Lance
Kearns is always ready to talk minerals.
and Other Mysteries
Who won $6.5 million? What's floating on air? Click here for the answer
to these questions and more.