• Cameron Ritcher Connecting the arts and STEM

    The abstract work, which sits vertically against the wall, features images that remind viewers of . . .

  • Coast of La Gonave surrounded by coral reef Can dying coral reefs be saved?

    Over the course of the project, the team will be creating detailed maps for three areas around Haiti and La Gonave, an island within the crescent-shaped Gulf of

  • JMU CS Major, Zamua Nasrawt Breaking down barriers

    Zamua Nasrawt, a junior computer science major, lives in the city but came to JMU as a first-generation college student with

  • Cory Rahman and the JMU GIS team Real world experience

    Cory Rahman ('16) embraced the opportunity to aid mine action organizations in Vietnam with using GIS technology.

  • maya-angelou-tribute-234153-1009.jpg JMU salutes an American icon

    JMU's Furious Flower Poetry Center in collaboration with the Forbes Center paid tribute to Maya Angelou.

  • Semester in Scotland with map Fostering a liberal arts education abroad

    A summer program in Scotland allows JMU sophomores to complete a significant number of their General Education requirements amid the rich beauty and culture of the land.

  • rankin-hartinger-234189-01935.jpg Look deeper, think better

    Want to master critical reasoning skills? JMU English professor Mark Rankin says studying the humanities is a great place to start.

  • Top 10 in 2016 Top 10 in 2016

    Looking back at some of the year's top stories and events.

  • steve-smith-232838-1023.jpg 'The ultimate connector'

    Friends band together and create a scholarship honoring their friend Steve Smith ('71, '75M).

  • carrier-library-reopening-234135-1049.jpg The heart of the university

    Libraries and Educational Technologies at JMU is meeting the scholarly needs of students and faculty with specialized spaces and resources.

  • cisr-rutherford-portrait-234091-1005.jpg Making a safer world

    CISR director Ken Rutherford shares some reflections on the center's two decades of work to improve lives around the globe.

  • Cheryl Beverly at Fort Knox How to think, not what to think

    Leadership education at JMU bridges the civilian and military worlds to provide superlative results.

  • default image Kiplinger's names JMU a best value college

    JMU ranks 62nd on Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of the top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges. JMU also ranks No. 209 among all public and private colleges.

  • Evan Friss on C-SPAN JMU's own lectures in history

    History professor Evan Friss presents a lecture on "The Suburbs" for C-SPAN series.

  • 2017 OFA graphic thumb Teaching gets noticed

    The Outstanding Faculty Award program is administered by SCHEV and funded by

  • Grad Thumbnail.jpg JMU to honor December graduates

    Nearly 900 students will receive their academic degrees at James Madison University's Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 commencement ceremonies.

  • contagion-234043-4087.jpg Outbreak

    Contagion, the latest case study in ethical reasoning from the Madison Collaborative, asks JMU freshmen to decide which groups should receive a life-saving vaccine

  • atkinson-panel-group-234128-7930.jpg Matters of state

    In her work for the State Department, Emma Atkinson ('09) has managed conventional weapons destruction programs around the globe.

  • default image Malta's Coast Gets Clean-Up Help

    JMU's Malta Program students helped collect over 600 pounds of trash on the Maltese coast as a way of thanking their host country and showing their commitment to environmental sustainability.

  • Students in Malta Program help with coastal clean-up Malta's Coast Gets Clean-Up Help

    JMU's Malta Program students helped collect over 600 pounds of trash on the Maltese coast.

  • Thumbnail_Jimmy_Bigger.png Parking Notice for Friday, Dec. 9

    Students, faculty and staff who normally park in reserved game day lots will be asked to move their vehicles by Friday at 3:00 PM.

  • default image Heather Coltman named JMU provost

    Dr. Heather Coltman, the current dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University, will serve as the next provost at JMU.

  • Football Playoffs JMU to host Sam Houston State on Friday in NCAA FCS playoff quarterfinals

    Tickets on sale now. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.

  • snp-Elmar-gravestone Park's natural beauty belies a lost culture

    Centennial anniversary of National Park Service offers time for reflection on the history, value and future of the parks

  • Jim Acosta portrait Truth teller

    CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta ('93) discusses the Obama presidency, the American political landscape, Cuba and the state of journalism

  • drone presentation 2015 thumb Drones rise to the occasion

    The team will then use the photos to create a 3D model of the wall for Manuel Saba, an engineering doctoral student at the University of

  • Lincoln Gray Fulbright CSD professor awarded rare second Fulbright

    While it is impressive for an academic to be awarded a Fulbright Scholarship once in a career, it is a rare feat when they are awarded a second.

  • Gallup Poll JMU alumni better off than most according to Gallup

    JMU alumni are significantly better off than most according to research conducted by Gallup, the global research and strategic consulting firm.

  • Gus Bus goes to Washington Gus Bus goes to Washington

    The Reading Road Show, also known as "The Gus Bus," is one of 12 national winners of the prestigious award

  • Flags on Quad 6,865 flags on JMU Quad to serve as memorial this Veterans Day

    JMU will recognize veterans of the armed forces, in particular those 6,865 veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Global War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • Quad_Stock JMU ranked 'right choice' by students; also scores high in student engagement

    When asked if they would do it all over again, that is, choose to attend JMU

  • default image JMU community invited to meet finalists for provost position

    Significant progress has been made in the search to hire a new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at James Madison University

  • MVS Debate Close Up Evolution versus Revolution

    Guest experts Josh Zive and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross debated whether or not the government needs to undergo radical change to combat terrorism in the second Madison Vision Series presentation of the 2016-17 school year.

  • MVS Debate Preview Real Debate: Real Issues

    This Madison Vision Series event, Celebrating the Electoral Process through Civil Discourse, will take place on Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall Auditorium.

  • College of Business Learning Complex College of Business launches bold new vision

    JMU College of Business announced $7 million raised toward new learning complex

  • Tammy and Aric Noboa A force for transformation

    Couple's leap of faith inspired a dream they couldn't ignore

  • non-traditional-sandlin.jpg The nontraditional Madison Experience

    Adult students bring academic focus and valuable life perspectives to the classroom

  • default image A Silver Bullet? Biologist Reid Harris Seeks to Stem the Tide of an Amphibian Killer

    Biology Professor Reid Harris might be onto something that could save thousands of lives.

  • default image Professor Steps Into Unfamiliar Roles With Latest Film

    James Madison University media arts and design Professor Tom O'Connor's latest film, "Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene," is the first in his 30-year career to be produced outside of a work for hire.

  • default image Grant Funds Pilot Program Aimed At Improving Math Scores

    Four teachers from Harrisonburg Public Schools and four teachers from Page County Public Schools will participate in a pilot program that will attempt to make mathematics less abstract and easier to grasp.

  • default image 'Mini Med School' Fosters Big Dreams

    The James Madison University community is mourning the loss of physics professor Don Chodrow

  • default image Math-Science Effort Earns Biology Professor Trip to Australia

    JMU's emphasis on integrating mathematics with biology has attracted the attention of an international audience.

  • default image James Madison University Selects Jonathan R. Alger as Sixth President

    The James Madison University Board of Visitors has unanimously selected Mr. Jonathan R. Alger to serve as the next president of James Madison University.

  • default image Where There's Algae, There's Promise for Petroleum Alternative

    Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a free one-day conference aimed at girls in grades 7-10. The girls each participate in exciting, hands-on workshops organized by JMU mathematics and statistics faculty and attend a keynote speech by a prominent woman

  • default image It Takes More Than a Day to Observe Food Day

    Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a free one-day conference aimed at girls in grades 7-10. The girls each participate in exciting, hands-on workshops organized by JMU mathematics and statistics faculty and attend a keynote speech by a prominent woman

  • default image An open door to the world

    James Madison University is the top master"s-level institution in the country in the number of students who participate in short-term study-abroad programs, according to a report released this week by the Institute of In

  • default image NSF Grant Boosts Digital Forensics

    Dr. Florian P. Buchholz (Associate Professor, Computer Science) and Dr. Hossain M. Heydari (Professor, Computer Science) have received $916,714 from the National Science Foundation for "Scholarship for Service: Digital F

  • default image Harry Potter and the Muggle Scholars

    Rumors of the death of Harry Potter in the hallowed halls of academia are greatly exaggerated. Indeed J.K. Rowling's "the boy who lived" is alive and well, and poised to take center stage at James Madison University next month.

  • default image Be the Exchange

    There are many stories of JMU students and alumni who take to heart the challenge to "Be the Change." A small group of students visiting the university this fall agreed to live this motto from day one of college.

  • default image Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Celebrates 40 Years at JMU

    James Madison University is typically known to "Purple Out" for Homecoming each year, but for a special group of alumni, this year the color to wear was red " Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. red. The Iota Alpha chapter o

  • default image JMU in LA: We love it!

    There are many stories of JMU students and alumni who take to heart the challenge to "Be the Change." A small group of students visiting the university this fall agreed to live this motto from day one of college.

  • default image Ireland Trip Provides Travel-Abroad Opportunity for Future Teachers

    When Alicia Zinda steps into a classroom to teach earth science, her students will be learning from someone who has not only been taught how to teach, but who has some worldly hands-on experience with the subject, especi

  • default image KANSAS and JMU Rock

    The James Madison University Symphony Orchestra is getting the opportunity of a lifetime. It will take the stage with KANSAS as part of the legendary rock band's Collegiate Symphony Tour. The collaborative concert begins

  • default image Board of Visitors Meeting, September 23, 2011

    The James Madison University Board of Visitors met Friday, September 23, 2011, in the Board Room of Madison"s Festival Conference and Student Center.

  • default image International Week to shed light on Middle East

    To many Americans, the Middle East is a collection of war-torn, oil-rich nations that have become a staple on the evening news. But those who have studied and lived in the region paint a different picture, one that is no

  • default image Making Toothpaste for Elephants Sparks Interest in Chemistry

    To many Americans, the Middle East is a collection of war-torn, oil-rich nations that have become a staple on the evening news. But those who have studied and lived in the region paint a different picture, one that is no

  • default image JMU Grad Glad To Be Back in the Classroom as Teacher

    Toni South is glad to be getting back into a JMU classroom this fall, this time as a teacher.

  • default image Final Comment Opportunity for QEP Proposals Ends Sept. 4

    It is now time for the final round of public comment on Quality Enhancement Plan proposals.

  • default image Board of Visitors Orientation

    The James Madison University Board of Visitors will conduct a new member orientation on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the Festival Conference and Student Center. Public comment will not be rec

  • default image Learning Before Classes Begin

    They unloaded packed cars, met their roommate, slept the first night in their new bed and now, on their first full day of James Madison University's orientation, students were ready to learn during Preface @ JMU, an inte

  • default image No Time For A Break: Construction Projects Progress in Summer

    A lot goes on at JMU during summers, and one of the most noticeable activities is construction.

  • default image Ready, Set to Go!

    More than 4,100 freshmen are joining the James Madison University student body for the 2011-12 academic year as the fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 29, when classes meet as scheduled.

  • default image JMU Welcomes the Class of 2015

    James Madison University's Convocation Center was buzzing with excitement this afternoon as more than 4,100 freshmen gathered with their Freshman Orientation Guides at the official kick-off to August Orientation, the Uni

  • default image Every 10 Minutes

    Riding the JMU inner-campus shuttles is easy, timely, convenient and free. In fact, no matter what bus stop is closest to your office or your destination, a bus will arrive there about every 10 minutes.

  • default image Extreme Makeover Makes Residence Hall One Of A Kind

    Walking into the lobby of the newly renovated Wayland Hall you immediately feel like you are somewhere important. You know you are at JMU, but this version of residential living elevates the on-campus experience to new l

  • default image Google It!

    Walking into the lobby of the newly renovated Wayland Hall you immediately feel like you are somewhere important. You know you are at JMU, but this version of residential living elevates the on-campus experience to new l

  • default image Rare Book Still Teaches

    "Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days" sounds like the latest gloom-and-doom financial tome hitting the bookshelves and zapping into electronic readers. Rather, it is a 1563 first edition volume of John F

  • default image Hungry eyes: JMU spotlights growing problem

    The face of hunger is forlorn, often frantic, at times unflinching. It is also increasingly familiar.

  • default image Service Before Self this Thanksgiving

    While the majority of James Madison University's students are looking forward to a break from classes and some time at home at Thanksgiving, a group of 30 students is looking forward to a week of long travel, hard work a

  • default image Striking Gold: Student Research Leads to Chance Discovery

    After its highly acclaimed inaugural season last year, the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University is excited to announce its 2011-12 season.

  • default image Arts Converge to Make 2011-12 JMU Season

    After its highly acclaimed inaugural season last year, the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University is excited to announce its 2011-12 season.


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