• urgentcare.jpg Student diagnosed with meningitis
    February 29, 2016: A case of bacterial meningitis has been reported on campus. Students should seek medical attention if they experience symptoms
  • Women's leadership table thumb Leading Ladies: JMU alumnae offer words of wisdom
    February 29, 2016: Campus was buzzing Saturday as women leaders and students converged at the third annual Women in Leadership Conference. JMU Alumnae shared with current students what it means to be a leader at every level.
  • Photo of Arthur and Shonda Moats and their family There's a lot more to Moats
    February 26, 2016: When Arthur ('12) and Shonda Moats made their recent gift to JMU, it was no surprise the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker supported athletics; but he has another passion that he wants others to participate in
  • Daily Duke Logo Sustaining mind and heart: Students explore engaged learning
    February 24, 2016: JMU is striving to become the national model for the engaged university. But what does that mean? Students tackled that exact question last week at the Engaged Learning Collaboratory
  • default image In Memoriam: Dr. Ralph Cohen distinguished Professor at JMU and a benefactor
    February 23, 2016: The university community will miss both the level of intellectual thought and curiosity that Dr. Cohen brought to all conversations and his work since joining our academic community in 2010.
  • Maria Camila Restrepo Chavez thumbnail From Bucaramanga to The Burg: Meet Maria Camila
    February 23, 2016: Maria Camila Restrepo Chavez is taking full advantage of her Honors Program experience at JMU, embracing learning and service in multiple paths
  • bio-inspired design graphic -- thumb How JMU professors are shaping the engineering curriculum
    February 19, 2016: Dr. Jacquelyn Nagel, an assistant professor of engineering, is trying to change that by creating instructional materials that can be used to teach bio-inspired design
  • remember to vote 2 Remember Dukes: Get Out and Vote!
    February 18, 2016: The Presidential Primary is on Tuesday, March 1, and all students, faculty and staff are encouraged to vote.
  • Photo of JMU student working with Valley Scholars during Shark-Tank simulation event If you could change one thing
    February 18, 2016: People say they want a better future, but few are ready to advocate for change. In an innovative exercise on active citizenship, JMU's Valley Scholars had a chance to practice civic engagement
  • Alternative Break Program 2011 Alumni place JMU in Peace Corps ranking
    February 18, 2016: Since the Peace Corps' founding, 488 JMU alumni have served in the organization that sends Americans abroad on behalf of the United States to address the most pressing needs of people around the world
  • snowalert JMU designates makeup days
    February 16, 2016: The university has designated Feb. 20 and March 19 as makeup days for instructional time missed due to recent inclement weather
  • Wearable air quality sensors: Student project gets EPA backing Wearable air quality sensors: Student project gets EPA backing
    February 16, 2016: With nearly $15,000 already in their pockets, a group of JMU engineering students is hoping to earn $75,000 more this spring
  • Image from JMU Drones Project demonstration The challenge of drones
    February 12, 2016: Are drones good or bad, an advantage or an affliction? Recently, JMU students from majors across the arts, humanities and sciences took on the challenge of harnessing drone technology to better society.
  • Reid Harris portrait - thumb February 2016 Faculty Accomplishments
    February 12, 2016: Using next generation DNA sequencing techniques, we show that the frogs' skin bacterial communities are quite different from the bacterial communities in their environment
  • summit president table College presidents declare commitment for a service year
    February 11, 2016: College presidents across Virginia came together to collaborate on a national service year.
  • MVS Margaret Hu Thumb The growing size of data on the Constitution
    February 10, 2016: As the average American increases his digital footprint through email, calls and social media, and as the government is able to increase its data storage, a question of privacy and the reach of the constitution arises.
  • spectrometer thumb How new spectrometer technology is revolutionizing research at JMU
    February 9, 2016: JMU faculty and students routinely use cutting-edge technology in well-equipped laboratories.
  • science-ranking-thumb MONEY recognizes STEM quality at JMU
    February 8, 2016: To make the MONEY list, a college or university had to score well in the magazine's rankings and have welcoming admissions rates. JMU ranked No. 59 in MONEY rankings and has a 66 percent admissions rate
  • snowalert Flooding possible in certain areas on campus
    February 3, 2016: A combination of heavy rain and the melting snow may cause flooding in certain areas of campus including the areas near Godwin Transit Center, Mr. Chips, Hillside Field, Duke Dog Alley and the Arboretum.
  • Daily Duke Logo Crash course for spring semester transfer students
    February 3, 2016: As we kick off our second semester, we would like to welcome our spring transfer students. The Daily Duke has outlined some resources to help the transition to JMU
  • 2016-Princeton-Review-Cover-Thumb JMU pays you back 2016
    February 2, 2016: JMU is one of 200 institutions profiled in "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck"
  • HU-MARGARET-thumb.jpg Law professor speaks on cybersurveillance
    February 1, 2016: The Office of the President, in conjunction with the Madison Institutes of JMU's Department of Outreach and Engagement, welcomes Margaret Hu on Feb. 4 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Madison Union Ballroom.

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