• Jim Acosta portrait Truth teller

    CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta ('93) discusses the Obama presidency, the American political landscape, relations with Cuba and journalism

  • Rebecca Brannon mug Historically human

    For history professor Rebecca Brannon, research is about more than reading old texts and learning new facts

  • 233273-Mia-Brabhan-Portraits-and-Internship-Photos-1049.jpg Storyteller

    YouTube publishing pro Mia Brabham has added to her resume with an internship through the JMU in LA Program

  • 233947-Katy-Owens-Viewbook-Portraits-1016-thumb.jpg Researcher

    Dingledine Scholar Katy Owens isn't waiting until graduation to start helping at-risk youth in her hometown of Richmond.

  • 233861-Mary-Hawkins-Viewbook-Portraits-1016-thumb.jpg Educator

    Mary Margaret Hawkins has solidified her calling to teach with a study abroad experience in the Dominican Republic

  • 233651-Claire-Elverum-Viewbook-Photos-1015-thumb.jpg Academic

    From Honors courses to a scholarship that funded her project in Tanzania, international affairs major Claire Elverum means it when she says, 'It"s impossible not to find your spot here.'

  • Alison Parker Remembering Alison Parker

    As the one-year anniversary of Alison Parker's death approaches, alums at the newspaper where she was a news editor are planning a remembrance of her life.

  • Lucy Simms - hallway - thumbnail Local history comes to life

    A cross-disciplinary team of JMU students help tell the story of Harrisonburg's iconic African-American educator

  • oconnor-retires.jpg SMAD's O'Connor ready for 'Act III' in retirement

    This semester will be Thomas O"Connor"s final semester at JMU after teaching here for 30 years. "I look forward to [retirement] with great anticipation, and a little fear and trembling," O"Connor said. "It"s always good

  • parker-scholarship-2016.jpg 'Find the humanity:' What happens when the press comes calling after a tragedy

    "Find the humanity." That's one piece of advice the parents and boyfriend of Alison Parker gave to an audience of SMAD students recently during a panel discussion on covering tragedies. Parker, a 2012 alumna, was killed

  • parker-scholarship-2016.jpg Harrison Hall studio named for Alison Parker

    Alison Parker, a SMAD alumna who with her cameraman was killed during an on-air shooting last year, has been honored with a studio naming and with a scholarship given to a rising junior and a rising senior.

  • breeze-awards-2016.jpg The Breeze, 22807 magazine honored by state, regional journalism groups

    The Breeze received more than a dozen honors at statewide and regional journalism events.

  • Photo of professor Dennis Blanton and Avery Jones examining artifacts Redrawing Soto's map?

    JMU anthropologist Dennis Blanton and his students are analyzing physical artifacts that are leading researchers to question the path of 16th-century Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto's expedition

  • Jim Acosta Thumb CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta wins Carrier Award

    As the profession of journalism continues to evolve and face new challenges, a JMU alumnus serves as an example of excellence. Jim Acosta is CNN senior White House correspondent and the recipient of the Carrier Award

  • Alan Levinovitz Thumbnail Q and A with Alan Levinovitz, author of 'The Gluten Lie'

    Faculty author of "The Gluten Lie" debunks food myths that develop a life of their own in popular American culture

  • Taking on Tomorrow - Rebecca Brannon- thumb Recognizing history as more than just facts

    Virginia is a place that values history, and many of its citizens are interested in its role in the Revolution, the Civil War and early presidents

  • Dr. Paul Bogard Environmental literature closes gap between science and liberal arts

    As far back as I can remember my favorite writers have been those writing about outside and the natural world.

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