Two celebrated Paralympic athletes, as well as three accomplished wheelchair basketball players, will be on campus on February 23 to lead Paralympic Skill Lab experiences with select Kinesiology 100 classes.
Nine graduate students and two faculty members from the physician assistant (PA) program attended "White Coats on Call", the grassroots lobbying effort held annually by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) and the Virgi
One of the newest health sciences faculty members comes to JMU with a diverse educational background. During her undergraduate years Laura Merrell studied political science and environmental studies before her focus tur
Tucked away in Fishersville, Virginia lies Woodrow Wilson Recreational Center (WWRC), a trade school created to help individuals with disabilities recognize their full potential while gaining more independence.
Last spring, Nancy Mack '17 was granted the "Excellence in Poster Presentation" award at the Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Conference in Washington, D.C. for her project that studied a connection between a
The Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), an organization supporting the development of social work educators, named JMU faculty Dr. Karen Myers and Dr. Laura Trull as members of their Emerging Leaders progr
Approaching its 20th year, faculty in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies began providing the Life in the State of Poverty simulation to expose students to the challenges faced by low-income families.
A TBL classroom strays from the typical classroom structure, in which students primarily listen to lectures and may participate in group work outside of class. In a TBL classroom, students start by learning course conte
Harley Wheeler ('16) is currently on a path to achieve his desired career as an academic, having already been accepted to JMU's Au.D. Program after completing his undergraduate studies in three years rather than four.
On March 19, faculty and student organizations such as the local chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, NSA, and the Student Advisory Council collaborated to host a 5k with around 100 participants.
On March 24th, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and CEO of Integration Solutions, Inc. Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, facilitated "Trauma Present, Trauma Past" to a group of nearly 50 social work professionals made up of fi
JMU student team placed first in the Lindsay Institute sponsored the "Caring for the Caregiver Hack: Advancing Caregiver Health Through Innovations" in downtown Richmond from March 18-20, 2016 bringing home $5000 prize.
On Saturday, April 16th, five graduate students, two faculty, and four alumni from the Psychological Sciences, Behavior Analysis concentration attended the 12th Annual Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis Meeting.
Since 2002, JMU's Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS) has offered the Building Cultural Competency Workshop (BCCW) two or three times a semester to provide a forum for participants across health
Doctoral students Jason Cha, Patrick Kenny, Bridget Smith, and Chad Doerr are implementing an Intercultural Dialog program with undergraduate students involved in the Madison International learning community and Internat
Amanda Rivera's ('08) position as a nurse anesthetist comes with great responsibility. While her job isn't easy, she finds it rewarding and cites her time at James Madison University as pivotal to her current success.
Nick Curtis ('10, '11, '13) can't get away from JMU. After earning his B.S. in Psychology and M.A./Ed.S. in School Psychology, he has now returned as a doctoral student in the Assessment and Measurement program ('18).