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    August 30, 2012: Pre-med students stock up on newly recommended coursework
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    August 29, 2012: As this year's presidential campaign hits high gear, a new publication looks at campaign history
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    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.
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    August 27, 2012: JMU professor shares Colonial history expertise a bit longer
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    August 27, 2012: Madison says hello to CHBS and CISE
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    August 24, 2012: Tips and reminders to make traversing campus easier and safer
  • default image Welcome to JMU
    August 23, 2012: JMU freshman, Class of 2016, attend University Welcome for 1787 August Orientation
  • default image New faculty put teaching first
    August 23, 2012: JMU's reputation for quality instruction a primary factor in their decision to come to Madison
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    August 20, 2012: The Class of 2016 has finally arrived
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    August 20, 2012: JMU is poised to welcome a total enrollment of slightly more than 20,000 students.
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    August 16, 2012: JMU graduate logs 8,000 miles to help scientists better understand the earth's movements
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    August 13, 2012: The Provost Search Committee has narrowed the field to three finalists. Meet them during their campus visit
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    August 8, 2012: JMU marketing students take the top prize in the Americas in the Google Online Marketing Challenge
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    August 3, 2012: With the help of a state grant, JMU is reaching out to former Dukes who haven't completed their degree
  • Betty Brotherhood 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.
  • Christine Bolander holding Ugandan child 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.
  • Kyle Frederick Let your conscience be a guiding force
    August 1, 2012: In only 11 days, a thriving city became a grave. JMU SMAD students help survivors tell the story.
  • JMU summer study-abroad program in Bosnia and Herzegovina Student films document Bosnia's struggles with reconciliation
    August 1, 2012: For five weeks, eight JMU students traveled through Bosnia and Herzegovina to learn how documentary films can be tools for social and political change.
  • Jon McNamara ('05) American Red Cross Disaster relief: All in a day's work
    August 1, 2012: Restoring order after a natural disaster is no easy task, but it's all in a day's work for JMU alum Jon McNamara ('05).
  • Freshmen are living a green lifestyle in the renovated Hoffman Hall, JMU's first eco-community. 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Leah Haling (’12), an engineering student and math major, shares books with Kenyan schoolchildren. Leah Haling (Õ12), an engineering student and math major, shares 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.
  • Jared Setnar ('04M) relates to learning-challenged students on a personal level at Chesapeake Bay Academy. Creating a dyslexia friendly classroom
    August 1, 2012: Alumnus overcomes for self and students
  • Alex LaMar ('12) celebrates a home football game with classmates JMU's friendly inclusiveness and Alex's success
    August 1, 2012: What comes with the Madison Experience? For Alex LaMar, exceptional education, a friendly, inclusive environment, and an awesome job after graduation.
  • Bridgeforth Stadium on game day 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.
  • Michael Rudloff ('15), Huber Learning Community 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) 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.

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