Summer 1997

In Every Issue

Dukes Digest

• Lacrosse Wins CAA Title, Earns NCAA Bid
• Fall Sports Teams Ready to Charge Ahead
• Childers to Coach Women's Basketball

Alumni News

• Bodkin, Rooney Receive Alumni Association Awards
• JMU's Heavy Hitter
• Listening All Over Again, Arva Priola ('73)
• Bronze Cleo Winner, Cari Chadwick ('92)
• Caddie Link, Mike Granuzzo ('92)

A World Wide Cause

JMU professors and students help eradicate land mines through new $521,000 initiative.

3's the Charm

Those early lessons helped pave the way to successful and high-profile careers for JMU's former TV-3 interns and rookie broadasters.

Vivian's Front Porch

Author creates literature children can visit.

Dean of the Dukes: Dean Ehlers, JMU's first athletic director.

Through athletics' dissying rise, Dean Ehlers kept his focus squarely on what matters - a diploma.

Myth Chasers: Father and Son Explore the King Arthur Mystery

Physics major John Rudmin ('98) and his father, JMU physics professor Joe Rudmin, believe they have identified the elusive Arthur.

New Computer Algorithm Puts Asteroids in the Cross Hairs

Three JMU professors explore how asteroids have impacted Earth and our history.

Bluestone Journal

The Amazing "Miz J" Hoop-Dreamer Extraordinaire
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Montpelier is an official publication of James Madison University. It is produced quarterly for JMU faculty and staff members, alumni, parents of JMU students, donors, and friends of the university. The publication is named for the home of James and Dolley Madison. Montpelier is produced by the Division of University and Constituent Relations. Editorial and advertising offices are located at 12 Medical Arts East MSC 5701, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

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