• default image JMU College of Business Grads Rank 11 on National CPA Exam
    January 20, 2009: James Madison University graduates had the 11th highest pass rate among students without advanced degrees taking the Uniform Certified Public Accountants Examination for the first time.
  • default image Alumni Share JMU Service Commitment with Peace Corps
    January 20, 2009: James Madison University remains on the Peace Corps' Top 25 list of large colleges and universities producing Peace Corps volunteers with 44 alumni currently serving.
  • default image JMU Undergraduate History Program Spotlighted at AHA Annual Meeting
    January 16, 2009: James Madison University's undergraduate history program is featured among four videos that were premiered at the American Historical Association's 123rd annual meeting in New York City.
  • default image JMU Professor Sees Activist Role for Michelle Obama
    January 16, 2009: Eksterowicz, who has taught a seminar-style course on first ladies at JMU, believes Obama will expand her stated goals of focusing on issues of concern to military and working families as she assumes her duties.
  • default image JMU Launches New MBA Program
    January 13, 2009: James Madison University is kicking off the new year by introducing a new Master of Business Administration program.
  • default image JMU Named a Top-50 Best Value College in the U.S.
    January 9, 2009: James Madison University is recognized as one of the nation's top 50 "Best Value" public universities in the 2009 Princeton Review "Best Value Colleges" list released Jan. 8.
  • default image Martin Luther King Jr. Week Programs Set at JMU
    January 9, 2009: James Madison University will honor the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. through fellowship, performance and a formal program with keynote speaker Dr. Julianne Malveaux.
  • default image Board of Visitors Meeting, Jan. 9, 2009 - Actions/Discussion Summary
    January 9, 2009: Actions/Discussion Summary
  • Shelby Brown at CBS 6 Instant results drive TV journalist
    January 1, 2009: Shelby Brown McDowney ('93), Chesterfield, Va., beat reporter, says her JMU academic experience prepared her well, particularly Dr. Roger Soenksen's mass communication law class.
  • President Rose explains budget cuts as a result of a shortfall in Virginia tax revenue Investment in education a must
    January 1, 2009: "Investment in education is a prerequisite for the economic growth of our nation. Mastery of a shifting set of knowledge and skills is absolutely necessary as new business paradigms emerge and new fields of endeavor arise," says JMU President...
  • Julian A. Burress Julian A. Burruss
    January 1, 2009: At the turn of the century, teaching was a profession practiced haphazardly
  • - COB 300
    January 1, 2009: 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.
  • Traci Cox ('08) earned a Fulbright assistantship to teach in Slovakia Alumna earns Fulbright to teach in Slovakia
    January 1, 2009: Major in English, minor in anthropology and go where? For Honors graduate Traci Cox ('08), who earned a highly competitive Fulbright teaching assistantship, the path led to teaching high-school students in Zilina, Slovakia.
  • The experiences that link service to learning also link JMU to the community The bridge that Community Service-Learning built
    January 1, 2009: JMU service-learning programs take academics into the community. Students assist the elderly and those with disabilities, tutor children, and support non-profit organizations. Want a meaningful academic experience? Serve, learn, repeat.
  • Pediatric dietician Dana Casendino combines nutrition and education to help parents improve kids' health Making a healthy difference
    January 1, 2009: When families want better health, pediatric dietitian Dana Casendino ('06) can help.
  • Ronald E. Carrier at commencement speech Ronald E. Carrier
    January 1, 2009: Many students spent evenings at Hillcrest discussing ideas with the young president over Reuben sandwiches. His accessibility and camaraderie with students led students to nickname him 'Uncle Ron.'
  • Dr. Reid Harris in lab JMU biology research lending insight into amphibian extinction crisis
    January 1, 2009: In a JMU biology department laboratory, researchers focus on a perplexing problem: why are species of frogs and salamanders disappearing in seemingly pristine areas around the world?
  • Kinsey Browning Staying where she's meant to be
    January 1, 2009: For this student, Madison Forever epitomizes JMU's welcoming spirit
  • JMU LOVE Do you have JMU LOVE?
    January 1, 2009: Alumni relations office establishes key alumni engagement program.
  • Image Placeholder Afghanistan: A national identity in constant flux
    January 1, 2009: Afghanistan: A national identity in constant flux
  • default image JMU's Governing Body Meets Jan. 9
    January 7, 2009: The James Madison University Board of Visitors will meet Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at 1 p.m. in the Board Room of the Festival Conference and Student Center.

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