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Board of Visitors Summary of Actions & Discussions

The James Madison University Board of Visitors met Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in the Board Room of Madison’s Festival Conference and Student Center.

The science behind how students learn

John Almarode, professor of education, studies what science says about how the brain absorbs information.

JMU to increase computer science degrees with state investment

JMU to participate in Virginia’s Tech Talent Investment Program, receiving $14M to graduate an additional 467 computer science majors over 20 years.

JMU professor, proponent of Waynesboro museum, gets Governor’s appointment

Carole Nash, a professor of ISATand a proponent of locating a branch of the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Waynesboro, has been appointed.

7,008 flags to be displayed for fallen veterans

JMU will honor veterans of the armed forces with an extensive flag display on the Quad on Monday, Nov. 11.

A right and a privilege

Long before the 19th Amendment, American women participated in the political process.

Experts share tips for dealing with stress during the holiday season

James Madison University professors Lori Britt and Jaime Kurtz are available to discuss helpful ways to make your audience feel more at ease this holiday season.

JMU named a bicycle friendly university

The League of American Bicyclists gave JMU a bronze award in recognition of promoting safe and accessible bicycling on campus.

Barron’s in Education Program to partner with the College of Business

The College of Business has partnered with Barron's in Education Program for access to their content through digital subscriptions.

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