Editor's Picks

  • Molly McElwee-Malloy Building outside the box

    A music alumna applies her gifts to the health care realm.

  • MM-Fall19-Furious-Flower-poet-group Celebrate, Educate, Preserve

    The Furious Flower Poetry Center, the nation's first academic center devoted to black poetry, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

  • new-college-of-education-dean 'The field of education is under siege'

    Mark L'Esperance brings wide experience in school reform and leadership to JMU and the community.

  • 2019-mm-screen-schooled-authors A wake-up call

    Alumni are on a mission to reduce the amount of screen time in K-12 classrooms.

  • Valley Scholars at Oakview Realizing the dream

    Twenty-six members of the first graduating class of Valley Scholars are set to enter JMU as freshmen in the fall.

  • Megan Ross with bird Caring for the creatures

    Megan Reinertsen Ross (’96) is the first female director of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.

  • John Rose drawing Snuffy Cartoonist looks back on career

    John Rose ('86) is the cartoonist behind the Snuffy Smith comic strip.

  • Lee Reynolds and Cory Weathers Shaping the next generation

    Always a problem-solver, Cory Weathers ('04) earns a major engineering honor and inspires others.

  • Jared Featherstone Quieting the mind

    Contemplative practices are ways to meet students' stress management needs in an often too-busy world.

  • International flags on campus Engaging the world

    Semester in London was born when 28 “pioneers” took the purple and gold across the Atlantic.

  • 2019 WFM scavenger hunt 'Inspiring beyond measure'

    Women for Madison event brings together alumnae for a weekend of fun, fellowship and inspiration.

  • Honor Flight Dianne Honoring the sacrifice

    More than 250 area veterans have been transported to the Washington, D.C., war memorials since the Top of Virginia chapter's first mission in October 2016.

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