Block Party in the 'Burg August 27, 2012: Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance partnered with James Madison University to make the Block Party an official part of the University's orientation schedule. JMU freshmen and transfer students were welcomed into downtown Saturday night.
betty-brotherhood August 1, 2012: This story is about "Betty" and the Betty brotherhood "four members of the Class of 2003, David Urso ("05M), Frank Smith, Stephen Biscotte and myself, Michael Navarrete.
A springboard for career and mission August 1, 2012: JMU values service and so do our students. Christine Bolander took skills learned in the occupational therapy master's program to a developing country to help with healing and rehabilitation.
Madison's first eco-community August 1, 2012: For the freshmen living in JMU's Hoffman Hall, thinking green is much more than a fad, it's a lifestyle. Students in the Madison Eco-Community learn about human effects on the environment through course work, projects and outdoor activities.
When global becomes local August 1, 2012: As America's Latino population grows, their children face special challenges in balancing heritage, culture and language differences with their peers. JMU professors and their students reach out to help.
Harnessing the Kenyan sun August 1, 2012: There's a critical need for access to sustainable energy in developing countries. Unfortunately many solutions are incredibly expensive. Yet JMU students found a way to introduce affordable and easy access to solar energy in rural Kenya.
Welcome to Madison August 1, 2012: It's not always easy to get consensus. Not unless you're making a list of favorite Madison traditions.
Learning in a community August 1, 2012: Can where you live change your college experience? JMU pre-med student Michael Rudloff ('15) says living and learning in the Huber Residential Learning Community with like-minded students has been transformational.
Anna Young ('14) August 1, 2012: Working as a medical interpreter is just one way that Anna Young's academic career has gone beyond the classroom and into the community.