JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY NEWS



Grant Funds Pilot Program Aimed At Improving Math Scores
The test scores don't lie. Year after year, Virginia middle school students struggle with very basic mathematics. ...


Right on Target
While it is not unusual for a James Madison University student to set goals for their college career, it is ...


Gathering History, Making Bridges
Organizers of the first Shenandoah Valley History Harvest, held at James Madison University in April, are overwhelmed by the public& ...


Gov. McDonnell Makes Appointments to JMU Board of Visitors
Governor Bob McDonnell recently announced the following appointments to four-year terms on the James Madison University Board of Visitors. ...


Professor Steps Into Unfamiliar Roles With Latest Film
Capturing the enigmatic life of British author Graham Greene presents a challenge for an independent filmmaker. Add to the mix ...


Educational Technology: Tools to Sharpen Learning
Rich Ingram has two basic rules for the use of educational technology that he teaches his JMU undergraduate students and ...


College of Business Maintains Excellent Businessweek Ranking
JMUs College of Business remains in the top 5 percent of undergraduate business schools ranked annually by Bloomberg Businessweek ...


Breaking Down Barriers
Kari Owens loves her job. A peer mentor in James Madison University's Office of Disability Services, she ...


JMU Meeting Changing Needs of Social Work
Imagine for a moment a world without social workers. No one to speak for victims of abuse and neglect. No ...


JMU, HHS Musicians 'Sing Out' for Charity
The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University is proud to host its first Sing Out!: A ...


JMU Joins Area Colleges in Walk to Shed Light on Depression, Suicide
Walk for Hope: Colleges Unite for Depression and Suicide, will bring together students, staff and faculty from Blue Ridge Community ...


Collection Provides Link to Voices of Pre-SNP Life
Professional scholars and local history enthusiasts alike can now delve into the extensive Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection to ...


Art Historian Explores Family's Niche as Woodcarvers
The Yoruba people are found in the forest zone of Nigeria, West Africa, a place art historian and JMU Assistant ...


Students Study Abroad at JMU
Twenty-eight students from Hiroshima University in Japan visited JMU for two weeks in February to gain first-hand experience ...


Service to Others Brings Out Best of Self
When Meaghan Eicher started college at James Madison University two years ago she was shy, not quite sure she fit ...


JMU Network and Website Unavailable Sunday Morning
On Sunday, March 4, 2012, James Madison University Information Technology will be performing network system upgrades and maintenance that will ...


Student's Research Challenges E-readers' Claim
Its just like reading a book thats what companies like Amazon and Barnes & Noble want consumers to ...


CHOICES Program Information
Please check your local weather for updates on road conditions that may affect your travel to the Harrisonburg area. Weather ...


JMU Senior is Virginia Nursing Student of the Year
Nursing may run in Miriam Daouds blood, but her experience at James Madison University has helped develop the character ...


From Type to Pixel: JMU Students Digitize Local Press Documents
A team of five James Madison University students took one of Webster's definitions of history "something ...


Engineering Students Take a Plunge Into . . . Biology
How many picoliters of fluid are required to synthesize a section of DNA?That's not exactly the ...


JMU Identified as 'Best Value' College by Princeton Review
James Madison University's "impressive balance of educational, social and extracurricular activities to enrich students' ...


JMU Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Graduate psychology professor Dr. Anne Stewart embodies James Madison Universitys challenge to students, faculty and alumni to be the ...


Student Volunteers Help With Family Caregiving
Caring for an elderly family member who is frail or suffers from Alzheimers disease is a noble undertaking, but ...


Scientific Society Names Dilts a Fellow
Dr. Judith A. Dilts, associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and professor of biology, joins a select ...