• default image JMU Faculty Share Adult Literacy Strategies with Colleagues in Iraq
    August 31, 2010: As the citizens of Iraq move forward on a path to self-reliance, a group of JMU faculty can point to their collaboration with professional colleagues in Baghdad as one example of helping to improve the future of people
  • default image Connecting art and science . . . The DNA Dance
    August 25, 2010: This year, faculty members hope the Class of 2014 will experience a connection between science and the arts and relate back to their required summer reading of "The DNA Age."
  • default image The Arts at JMU Welcome New Year in New State-of-the-Art Center
    August 25, 2010: The inaugural season at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University offers a wide variety of first-class entertainment for Shenandoah Valley audiences.
  • default image JMU Welcomes New Faculty
    August 25, 2010: James Madison University welcomes over 100 new faculty members for the 2010-2011 school year. Seventy-five full-time and 28 part-time faculty joined JMU's dedicated core of teaching professionals.
  • default image The Dance of Art and Science
    August 17, 2010: James Madison University freshmen will experience a connection between science and the arts in a unique way this year. Senior orientation peer advisor Jeff Alexander says, "It's going to be epic!"
  • default image "U.S. News" Ranks JMU As Top Public University in South
    August 17, 2010: James Madison University is the No. 1 public regional university in the South as ranked by "U.S. News & World Report's" 2011 edition of "Best Colleges" guidebook. JMU has held the spot for 17 consecutive years.
  • default image Princeton Review Guide Recognizes JMU as One of "Best 373 Colleges"
    August 2, 2010: JMU has earned a place in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review's annual best colleges guidebook.
  • Sports Management major Elle Bunn holds court Sports management major holds court
    August 1, 2010: Elle Bunn ('11) lives for sports and often takes in the intensity of her two favorites, hockey and football. While working on her sports management major during her freshman year at JMU, she was also being crowned Miss Teen Virginia United States.
  • JMU students mentor and teach local Latino youth through AMISTAD, a program established by Spanish professor Karina Kline-Gabel. When global becomes local
    August 1, 2010: This department's professors come from all over the world, bringing the best of their cultures to students. They know from personal experience what it means to live in a foreign country, so they help the community, involving JMU students in every...
  • foreign-language-medical-training.jpg Crystal clear
    August 1, 2010: Debates over religion, culture and ideology grow increasingly divisive. Yet some JMU professors and students are quietly, and effectively, pouring their energy into honing cross-cultural communication, and they're seeing results.
  • Rachel Rosenburg, Student Ambassador and 'typical Duke' Student Ambassador and 'typical Duke'
    August 1, 2010: "Professors aren't just here to fulfill research or just to instruct," says psychology major Rachel Rosenberg. "They are here for students, and they make you feel that way."
  • J.T. Danko ('10) checks the wheel on the supermileage vehicle he helped build in the JMU Alternative Fuels Lab. Putting the "super" in mileage
    August 1, 2010: "Our goal was to achieve a fuel economy between 700 and 1,000 mpg," says J.T. Danko. He helped construct a supermileage vehicle in JMU's Alternative Fuels Lab as part of a senior thesis project with plenty of hands-on experience.

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