• mvs-allen-world Liberal arts and the ideal citizen
    December 1, 2015: In the final Madison Vision Series event of the semester, Dr. Danielle S. Allen addressed the question, "What does it take to be an ideal citizen in our contemporary world and how do we prepare people for this?"
  • Photo of Dr. Paula Daly and Dr. Suzanne Fiederlein Managing renewal
    November 30, 2015: Management skills are not just good for business. A group of JMU professors train professionals around the world in the managerial techniques needed to rebuild post-conflict societies
  • JMU alma mater thumb JMU Stamps a New Tradition on Campus
    November 25, 2015: On Nov. 25, an engraved seal was placed in one of the brick circles near the Quad tunnel.
  • Photo of JMU alumni Joe and Debbie Showker Thanks for giving
    November 23, 2015: Generosity is the key to creating positive change. And when the good will of philanthropists intersects with the enormous changes that education can wrought, wonderful things happen
  • thanksgiving-break-tn JMU closes for Thanksgiving holiday
    November 20, 2015: James Madison University, including the University Business Office, will be closed Monday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Best wishes to you and yours for a joyous holiday season.
  • Photo of JMU students' Katrina relief efforts A promise is a promise
    November 20, 2015: For a group of JMU students, faculty and alumni, Thanksgiving Break was spent in New Orleans engaged in Hurricane Katrina recovery work. The trip marked a decade of JMU relief efforts in the region
  • 2015 NASA Capstone Meeting Engineering students embark on space travel project for NASA
    November 19, 2015: If something happens on the International Space Station and they need to make an emergency trip, they can come straight back to earth in a day or two
  • Momentum-ISIS Thumbnail Student group works to counter extremism
    November 18, 2015: Momentum, a student group, uses kindness to counter terrorism
  • 02-international flags JMU opens door for international education
    November 18, 2015: Open Doors 2015, a report that measures study abroad in the 2013-14 year, shows that short-term programs are popular among James Madison University students who want to enhance their awareness of world issues and appreciation for other cultures
  • Kosovo Agreement Signing An opportunity to assist in the development of a new nation
    November 16, 2015: JMU inks agreement with Republic of Kosovo that will result in cooperation and collaboration among faculty, staff and students
  • Photo of JMU alum Sean Francis in Madagascar Madagascar from a JMU perspective
    November 15, 2015: Where does the Madison Experience take you? Sean Michael Francis ('11) says JMU gave him the research skills, discipline and expanded worldview to seek opportunities in conservation and marine biology in Madagascar
  • math major Zev Woodstock How a JMU student's curiosity led to a fascinating research project
    November 12, 2015: If you stand in the middle of certain brick plazas on campus and clap, snap or stomp, you can hear a high-pitched squeaking noise. Woodstock later found out
  • 2014 JMU SVA 5K JMU salutes veterans
    November 10, 2015: Representatives of the JMU Army ROTC Duke Battalion, Air Force ROTC, Student Veterans Association and Veteran Scholars Task Force placed about 2,500 small American flags, donated by Home Depot, on the JMU Quadrangle to commemorate Veterans Day 2015
  • Dr. Paul Bogard Environmental literature closes gap between science and liberal arts
    November 5, 2015: As far back as I can remember my favorite writers have been those writing about outside and the natural world.
  • Photo of JMU alum Justin Lenart holding his Emmy And the Emmy goes to
    November 4, 2015: Award-winning NBC12 marketing producer Justin Lenart ('04) talks with "Madison" magazine about his Emmy, his career, and offers advice for finding success in a tough industry
  • Josh Humphries new voting precinct
    November 3, 2015: Senior Josh Humphries led the effort to gain approval from City Council this past summer
  • Rachel at GameDay thumb College GameDay Brought JMU Together and Embodied Our Spirit
    November 2, 2015: The GameDay atmosphere was truly an embodiment of JMU - thousands of students attended the event, some having camped out all night.

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