• default image South African student gets critical lab experience, lifelong memories at JMU
    July 31, 2012: South African student gets critical lab experience, lifelong memories at JMU
  • default image Purple, Gold and... Silver!
    July 31, 2012: Former JMU archer Jacob Wukie helped lead the U.S. archery team to a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics
  • default image JMU launches new website
    July 20, 2012: JMU launches new website
  • default image Professor steps into unfamiliar roles with latest film
    July 19, 2012: SMAD Professor Tom O'Connor's latest film takes him into uncharted territory
  • default image Gov. McDonnell Makes Board of Visitors Appointments
    July 9, 2012: Governor Bob McDonnell recently announced appointments to the JMU Board of Visitors
  • default image Gathering History, Making Bridges
    July 2, 2012: History Harvest event collects thousands of documents to help tell the story of the Valley
  • Endocrinologist Suzanne Sysko Clough ('93) created DiabetesManager A world-changing tool for type 2 diabetics
    July 1, 2012: According to the CDC 8.3 percent of Americans, more than 26 million, have diabetes. JMU alum Suzanne Clough ('93) aims to change their lives.
  • Fourth-graders honor child advocate Joann Grayson A Virginia Woman in History
    July 1, 2012: When an elementary school class embarked on an Internet search for the name of a Virginia woman who made a difference in the lives of children, one name came up over and over again, Joann H. Grayson, JMU professor of psychology.
  • Image Placeholder Invisible Children: "Transforming Apathy Into Activism"
    July 1, 2012: Madison's people are known for working for a better future. One example, the JMU chapter of Invisible Children was recognized as the No. 1 donor in the country in support of the organization's Schools for Schools program...
  • Dan Irwin ('90) has a strong committent to both his work and hobby A NASA researcher builds playgrounds
    July 1, 2012: A dedicated NASA researcher by day, monitoring environmental changes in Central America. Child advocate and playground builder by night, weekend and any other spare time. Sound like a new superhero? The kids in Guatemala's San Andres community...
  • Jonathan Koves ('05), creator of Iraqinews.com Downloading Democracy
    July 1, 2012: As a freshman at JMU, Koves worked from his room in Blue Ridge Hall. While most college students look for a job in retail or on campus, Koves decided to start his own Web site development firm to pay the bills.
  • Clayton Poffenberger, Huber Residential Learning Community Building connections at home
    July 1, 2012: Pre-vet student Clayton Poffenberger says living in JMU's Huber Residential Learning Community offers many advantages. "You build relationships with professors who will offer you guidance as you progress in your field. You learn a lot."
  • QEP Steering Committee Putting ethical reasoning into action
    July 1, 2012: Multi-disciplinary team from across campus comes together to build center for ethical reasoning.
  • JMU President Linwood H. Rose writing message The Rose legacy
    July 1, 2012: "We are a community committed to preparing educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives." The mighty sentiments of that mission statement have powered the 14-year tenure of retiring President Linwood H. Rose.
  • America's Strongest Man America's Strongest Man
    July 1, 2012: Former No. 1 U.S. amateur strongman, and now a procard holder, Mike Jenkins ('04, '05M) remembers his first Madison Experience. After making a trip to Harrisonburg, meeting football coach Mickey Matthews and seeing campus, he fell in love...
  • JMU residence advisors on the steps of JMU Start something that matters
    July 1, 2012: When you're convinced that there is no better place to learn and grow than the JMU campus, it shows!
  • Desmond Tutu visits campus to receive the Gandhi Center's highest honor and an honorary degree. Goodness is powerful
    July 1, 2012: On the 2007 International Day of Peace, the JMU Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence presented its highest honor to Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. In accepting the award, he shared his thoughts on the power of goodness.
  • Students create 'Experience JMU' Virtually everything JMU
    July 1, 2012: Fifteen imaginative JMU students. One innovative professor. A huge hands-on learning project. One semester. The result? A virtual mixture that gives a marvelous view of the Madison Experience you can take in from anywhere.
  • - Jumping off a cliff
    July 1, 2010: Want to be a successful entrepreneur? Students in Bill Wales' class get to unleash their creativity, start ventures, solve problems and learn from failure. The result? Students have created thriving ventures that prosper long past the end of the...

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