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Preventative medicine expert speaks on handwashing

The future is in our hands, literally. Global Handwashing Day is a worldwide initiative designed to increase awareness of the importance of washing one’s hands.

Tree planting at JMU Edible Forest Garden

On Friday, Oct. 15, students and volunteers from James Madison University will dig in to plant fruit trees and shrubs as part of the JMU Edible Forest Garden.

JMU expert offers advice on cybersecurity

The biggest threat is imposed by the human factor where people may fall victim to phishing scams and e-mail spoofing to trick them.

Dream Big As JMU Writes Its Next Chapter!

When I became president of James Madison University in 2012, I encouraged the university community to “dream big together.”

JMU to “Light the Night” for fallen firefighters

Wilson Hall will be illuminated with red lights Saturday night as part of a “Light the Night” tribute for fallen firefighters.

September 2021 Board of Visitors summary of action and discussions

The following is a summary of actions taken by the board and key areas of discussion at the board meeting.

Board of Visitors at JMU extends Alger’s term as president

At its regularly scheduled board meeting today, the JMU Board of Visitors voted to extend President Jonathan Alger’s term as president for five years. 

Senior vice president to retire after a 25-year career at James Madison University

Charlie King, who has served JMU as senior vice president of Administration and Finance for the past 25 years, has announced his December 2021 retirement.

New JMU pantry app will improve ordering, privacy

A recent computer science graduate has developed an app he hopes will revolutionize the way JMU students in need can order basic goods.

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