Service to Others Brings Out Best of Self February 29, 2012: When Meaghan Eicher started college at James Madison University two years ago she was shy, not quite sure she fit in and lacking a group to call her own. On a whim, she signed up for the lottery to be chosen for an Alternative Break trip
America The Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments February 26, 2012: Sunday, February 26th 6 PM Grafton Stovall Theatre Free and open to the public This documentary takes a look at our unhealthy obsession with dieting and other weighty matters
Engineering Students Take a Plunge Into . . . Biology February 9, 2012: How many picoliters of fluid are required to synthesize a section of DNA? That's not exactly the type of question five engineering majors expected to encounter when they began their studies four years ago.
Speaking the same language February 2, 2012: Can higher education meet the demands of the future? In this Q&A, President Jonathan Alger explains why the JMU model of an "engaged university" is vitally important in developing the kind of citizens the 21st century needs.
Under the wing February 1, 2012: Mentoring students is important to professor, conductor and violist Amadi Azikiwe. "I am one of four JMU Faculty-in-Residence, which means I live in Eagle Hall, a freshman residence hall, where I host student events, eat meals with students...