• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Sam Collier - 2016 Learning by Doing

    As director of experiential learning, Sam Collier plans and promotes programs that give students hands-on opportunities to develop their professional skills.

  • 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

  • Mary Gowan and Brent Berry - Brent Berry Food Drive - 2016 CoB Community Donates Food, Health Items to Salvation Army

    The College of Business community participated in the eighth annual Brent Berry Food Drive, donating more than 6,000 food items, baby products and hygiene necessities to the Salvation Army.

  • CIS Graduate, Hailey Fleming on Graduation Day 2015 The Power of Connections

    For Hailey Fleming, business is personal. Relationships with professors and networking opportunities with JMU alumni gave the 2015 graduate's career a jump start while she was a student.

  • chbs free clinic huddle JMU's Counseling and Psychological Services partners with Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic

    JMU graduate students from CAPS are bringing behavioral services to patients of the Free Clinic

  • bonded-gurniak-234171-1005.jpg A bonding experience

    JMU senior and Honors student Matthew Gurniak combined his love for chemistry and theater to create a musical

  • gus-bus-samantha-harris-234236-1010.jpg On the bus

    Student volunteers say that working with the Reading Road Show/Gus Bus Program has brought them closer to the community

  • Rebecca Brannon mug Historically human

    For history professor Rebecca Brannon, research is about more than reading old texts and learning new facts

  • Jason Harris mug Master storyteller

    Advertising executive Jason Harris' ('93) firm is the creative force behind some iconic corporate brands, but increasingly he's focused on the power of social good campaigns.

  • Display Name only Big changes ahead for Office of International Programs

    Spring Semester 2017 will bring a major transformation to the OIP: a new space - Madison Hall - and a new name - the Center for Global Engagement

  • Tammy and Aric Noboa A force for transformation

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

  • opera-thomas-raiquan-234144-8477.jpg Opera, unexpected

    Raiquan Thomas didn't always have his sights set on a serious music career, but JMU alumnae changed that

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

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

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

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

  • 29-emeriti_kozlowski_portrait.jpg Two generations of service

    Two deeply connected alumni share the reasons they contribute their time and resources to JMU

  • 26-James-Orrigo-Portraits Going 'Outside the Music Box'

    Alumni couple bring cheer to children in hospitals across the nation

  • Family meeting with student A helping hand

    International students benefit from mentors, friendships with local families


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