Editor's Picks

  • MM-SUM18-SHD-United-Duke-Dog Aiming high

    Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport is bringing JMU closer to the world.

  • Lacrosse-national-championship3 National champs!

    Women's lacrosse caps a 22-1 season with the program's first NCAA title.

  • MM-Music makers Music makers

    Engineering and music education students make sure everyone gets to play an instrument.

  • mm-goodall-farm Protecting our waterways

    JMU students work at a Madison County, Virginia, farm to protect the water quality of a river tributary.

  • Dave Lombardo3 Passing the torch

    Dave Lombardo wore many hats as women's soccer coach, but none important than those of father figure and mentor.

  • mm-spsm18-warden-02.jpg How to succeed in business

    Kathy Warden ('92), Northrop Grumman's president and chief operating officer, shares the ways JMU prepared her to step into her career.

  • Arushi Sachan Who in the world comes to JMU?

    JMU welcomes the world's students with challenging academics and a friendly environment.

  • Honors College Hillcrest exterior Honors: Worth the challenge

    Students in the Honors College at JMU embrace high expectations as they pursue their dreams.

  • hacking for diplomacy - McCarthy Hacking for Diplomacy

    In 2017, JMU offered the only H4Di course in the country at JMU X-Labs and was the first in the nation to offer it exclusively to undergraduate students.

  • mm-spsm18-selznick-01.jpg Indoctrination or insight?

    Research shows college broadens students' political worldviews.

  • can it be saved Can it be saved?

    JMU prepares students to be active and responsible participants in a representative democracy dedicated to the common good.

  • Proulx sweeping for clues Sweeping for clues

    The project offers a rare opportunity for a geophysicist to be involved in restoring the humanity of a forgotten community.

  • mm-spsm18-montpelier-08.jpg Restoring humanity at Montpelier

    Descendants of Madison-era slaves contribute to exhibit at the home of the nation's fourth president.

  • NEA grant Stringham Putting life's lessons in song

    Music and social work students encourage former inmates to open up and share their stories.

  • MLK Week 2018 - march Looking forward, looking back

    Students, faculty and the community gathered in January to celebrate and honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Braswell-3 Lessons learned from JMU

    U.S. Coast Guard commander Anderson Braswell ('06) says JMU produces leaders who understand teamwork.

  • kirk cox looking at papers Bridging the divide

    Kirk Cox ('79), the new speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, is urging his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to practice "integrity, civility and grace."

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