A common tradition among JMU graduates is to decorate graduation caps. Whether that's to thank mom and dad, highlight campus involvements or just be funny, this is a great way to stand out on graduation day. Here are some graduation caps we found on JMU's Grad Cap Design Contest Facebook page. Post a picture of yours … Continue reading #JMUGrad Caps
Applications for next year's Daily Duke team went out this week! We definitely encourage you to apply. We are close group that works together on individual and group multimedia projects. This is a paid internship that lasts the entire school year. Here is what current interns have said about their experience: "I think my favorite part of … Continue reading Work for the Daily Duke!
Hello future Dukes! Congratulations on your acceptance into JMU! If you are unsure about which school to attend next year, then come to CHOICES on Friday, April 8th or Monday, April 11th. We will help to answer that question for you. CHOICES is an admitted student open house and an opportunity to get all your questions about JMU … Continue reading CHOICES is Coming!
On Saturday, February 27th, JMU held it's third annual Women in Leadership Conference. What I thought was just going to be another networking event for soon-to-be graduates turned into a celebration of women leaders. Former JMU alum and current line producer for Bloomberg Television, Allison Browne Weiss ('98), was the keynote speaker. She is someone with … Continue reading Celebrating Women in Leadership
What do Ja Rule, Jerry Gergich, and 5 million people around the world have in common? They are all Leap Year babies! Every four years, an extra day is added to the calendar in order to synchronize it with the solar year. Exciting, right? Most people born on February 29th tend to celebrate their birthday on February 28th or March … Continue reading An Extra Day in 2016
Every year, on February 14th, couples across the world celebrate their love for one another by giving candy, flowers, gifts and cards. Some people really enjoy this day... ...while others do not. But where did this tradition come from? TimeAndDate.com gives us the real meaning of Valentine's Day: "The origins of Valentine's Day are not clear … Continue reading The Real Story of Valentine’s Day
Do you frequently forget or lose your JAC card? Do you get annoyed when pull up to a parking deck and realize it's full? Wondering what D-hall has for dinner tonight? Ease your frustrations with these five apps. And feel free to add more to the comments! Canvas Students use Canvas to download assignments, read the syllabus … Continue reading Top 5 must-have JMU apps
There are many traditions students hear about and engage in during their time at JMU- holding doors for people, the story of the kissing rock, and throwing streamers at the football game are only a few. Students will be excited to hear about a new tradition starting on campus thanks to the Class of 2003 and The … Continue reading A New JMU Tradition
December graduates, are you ready? Graduation is almost here! What will you miss most about JMU? Congratulations and best of luck!
Thanksgiving is a time for good food and quality family time. Many families have their own traditions, so we wanted to tell you a few of ours! Michele: Every year, we play a trivia game about a popular Christmas movie. The prize for the winning team is the moose cups from the movie, Christmas Vacation. … Continue reading DD Thanksgiving Traditions