Ken Rutherford shares his experiences working to alleviate the world of the negative consequences of war in post-conflict environments and developing programs to support landmine survivors. More
The Voices of Scholarship is a collaboration between JMU’s Office of Research and Public Service and the Center for Faculty Innovation.
April 24, 2013
James Madison University was recognized at the 2013 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony for the Student Learning Outcome Assessment Instrument. The assessment and outcomes project challenges all graduates to think critically about their role in environmental stewardship and to integrate environmental stewardship into JMU’s culture.
April 19, 2013
The journal of the National Trust Main Street Center recently featured a case study on the revitalization of downtown Harrisonburg. Highlights include the efforts of the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance to attract residents downtown, in addition to new urban housing options made possible by local developers and JMU alumni Barry Kelley and Andrew Forward.
April 1, 2013
The 4-VA project is a consortium of Virginia institutions organized to support innovative, collaborative projects that contribute to Virginia’s future and improve the research competitiveness of the Commonwealth’s universities. The consortium’s efforts are focused on 4 major initiatives: sharing courses between institutions, redesigning and improving courses, collaborative research between Virginia institutions, and increasing the number of students completing 4-year degrees.
|Announcements and Events|
May 23, 2013
The Big Small Business Event
June 1, 2013
June 11, 2013
JMU on the Hill
(details coming soon)
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“At James Madison University, we strive to be a community that combines a commitment to learning with a conviction that all humans are interconnected. I believe it is our duty to leverage the power of this combination to address and solve society’s problems, no matter how intractable.”
— President Jonathan R. Alger