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Hands on Learning at JMU

Student in white lab coat with safety glasses, adds solution to a glass vessel using a pipetteWe tackle the important problems facing the world, and to do so in ways that equip our graduates with the skills to continue that quest throughout their lives.
Working hand-in-hand with professors and a varying array of other professionals, JMU students take what they learn in the classroom and put it to the test over and over again in the crucible of the real world.
Learning happens everywhere at JMU. It is a hallmark of the Madison Experience.

Hands on Learning

  • occupational-therapy-clinic-172x103.jpg Clinic helps children develop and learn through play

    It looks like fun, yet beneath the surface of the interaction, JMU students get valuable practical experience in kinesiology and occupational therapy. And children of all ages develop and learn. JMU programs bring it all together. Read More

  • qep-8questions-splash-172x96.jpg How will students learn ethical reasoning skills?

    Multi-disciplinary team from across campus comes together to build center for ethical reasoning. Read More

  • energizefuture1-172x103.jpg Energizing the future

    In JMU's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Lab students and professors work to solve our nation's mounting dependence on a dwindling oil supply. Open to all majors, students from a variety of disciplines from engineering to art have all worked in the... Read More

  • cob300-2-172x103.jpg You're hired!

    In one semester JMU's COB 300 12-credit interdisciplinary class requires student teams to build a business from the ground up. Alumni say the course provided them with the skills to succeed in the real world. Read More

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