• Sports Management major Elle Bunn holds court Sports management major holds court
    August 1, 2010: Elle Bunn ('11) lives for sports and often takes in the intensity of her two favorites, hockey and football. While working on her sports management major during her freshman year at JMU, she was also being crowned Miss Teen Virginia United States.
  • JMU students mentor and teach local Latino youth through AMISTAD, a program established by Spanish professor Karina Kline-Gabel. When global becomes local
    August 1, 2010: This department's professors come from all over the world, bringing the best of their cultures to students. They know from personal experience what it means to live in a foreign country, so they help the community, involving JMU students in every...
  • foreign-language-medical-training.jpg Crystal clear
    August 1, 2010: Debates over religion, culture and ideology grow increasingly divisive. Yet some JMU professors and students are quietly, and effectively, pouring their energy into honing cross-cultural communication, and they're seeing results.
  • Rachel Rosenburg, Student Ambassador and 'typical Duke' Student Ambassador and 'typical Duke'
    August 1, 2010: "Professors aren't just here to fulfill research or just to instruct," says psychology major Rachel Rosenberg. "They are here for students, and they make you feel that way."
  • J.T. Danko ('10) checks the wheel on the supermileage vehicle he helped build in the JMU Alternative Fuels Lab. Putting the "super" in mileage
    August 1, 2010: "Our goal was to achieve a fuel economy between 700 and 1,000 mpg," says J.T. Danko. He helped construct a supermileage vehicle in JMU's Alternative Fuels Lab as part of a senior thesis project with plenty of hands-on experience.

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