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Innovative course boosts research opportunities

This approach is meeting national calls across higher ed for large-scale engagement of early-career undergraduates in authentic STEM research.

Landmine crisis in Yemen brings JMU professor to Capitol Hill

Ken Rutherford, director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery, is available to discuss the landmine crisis.

New Dean to lead COE

After a comprehensive national search, James Madison University is pleased to announce that Mark L’Esperance will become the next dean of JMU’s College of Education.

Professor makes his mark on WWI Memorial

Professor Emeritus of english contributes two of four inscriptions to upcoming WW1 Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington D.C.

JMU research published in Nature

A paper on the research, funded by the National Science Foundation, was published May 15 in Nature. Johnson was one of the paper's eight authors.

Faculty Expert Q&A

Professor of education, answers questions about his research on educational neuroscience and how the brain absorbs information.

Peers pick JMU prof. for $10,000 award

Justin Henriques, associate professor of engineering, has earned a Rising Star award from the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network.

Area youth to participate in inclusive sports festival

More than 100 central Shenandoah Valley youth have registered to participate in wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, pickleball and other activities.

Faculty Expert Q&A

Professor of history, answers questions about his research on immigration, borderlands, race and ethnicity and Latin/x history.

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    Writers Alice McDermott and John Grisham gave a JMU audience a glimpse of the writer's world.

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