• Top 10 in 2016 Top 10 in 2016
    December 30, 2016: Looking back at some of the year's top stories and events.
  • steve-smith-232838-1023.jpg 'The ultimate connector'
    December 30, 2016: Friends band together and create a scholarship honoring their friend Steve Smith ('71, '75M).
  • carrier-library-reopening-234135-1049.jpg The heart of the university
    December 29, 2016: Libraries and Educational Technologies at JMU is meeting the scholarly needs of students and faculty with specialized spaces and resources.
  • cisr-rutherford-portrait-234091-1005.jpg Making a safer world
    December 27, 2016: CISR director Ken Rutherford shares some reflections on the center's two decades of work to improve lives around the globe.
  • Cheryl Beverly at Fort Knox How to think, not what to think
    December 22, 2016: Leadership education at JMU bridges the civilian and military worlds to provide superlative results.
  • default image Kiplinger's names JMU a best value college
    December 20, 2016: JMU ranks 62nd on Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of the top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges. JMU also ranks No. 209 among all public and private colleges.
  • Semester in Scotland with map Fostering a liberal arts education abroad
    December 20, 2016: A summer program in Scotland allows JMU sophomores to complete a significant number of their General Education requirements amid the rich beauty and culture of the land.
  • Evan Friss on C-SPAN JMU's own lectures in history
    December 19, 2016: History professor Evan Friss presents a lecture on "The Suburbs" for C-SPAN series.
  • 2017 OFA graphic thumb Teaching gets noticed
    December 18, 2016: The Outstanding Faculty Award program is administered by SCHEV and funded by
  • default image Saturday's Undergraduate Ceremony Delayed
    December 17, 2016: Due to inclement weather, JMU's Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be delayed until noon today, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016.
  • Grad Thumbnail.jpg JMU to honor December 2016 graduates
    December 15, 2016: Nearly 900 students will receive their academic degrees at James Madison University's Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 commencement ceremonies.
  • atkinson-panel-group-234128-7930.jpg Matters of state
    December 14, 2016: In her work for the State Department, Emma Atkinson ('09) has managed conventional weapons destruction programs around the globe.
  • maya-angelou-tribute-234153-1009.jpg JMU salutes an American icon
    December 13, 2016: JMU's Furious Flower Poetry Center in collaboration with the Forbes Center paid tribute to Maya Angelou.
  • Thumbnail_Jimmy_Bigger.png Parking Notice for Friday, Dec. 9
    December 8, 2016: Students, faculty and staff who normally park in reserved game day lots will be asked to move their vehicles by Friday at 3:00 PM.
  • default image Heather Coltman named JMU provost
    December 7, 2016: Dr. Heather Coltman, the current dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University, will serve as the next provost at JMU.
  • rankin-hartinger-234189-01935.jpg Look deeper, think better
    December 6, 2016: Want to master critical reasoning skills? JMU English professor Mark Rankin says studying the humanities is a great place to start.
  • Football Playoffs JMU to host Sam Houston State on Friday in NCAA FCS playoff quarterfinals
    December 5, 2016: Tickets on sale now. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.

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