Yesterday evening, the university announced the passing of President Emeritus, Dr. Ronald E. Carrier. JMU honors Dr. Carrier for his incredible leadership with our university. Below is the letter from President Alger: "Dear Dukes: It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Dr. Ronald E. Carrier, fourth president of … Continue reading Honoring President Carrier
The Daily Duke is back for the school year and our new team is very excited to be here! With our picturesque quad and sunsets from festival lawn, who wouldn't be thrilled to be back? Today is the second (and final) day of freshman move-in during 1787 Orientation Week, and campus is … Continue reading The Daily Duke is Back!
From national championship wins to ground-breaking numbers of students visiting campus, it's been an amazing year here at JMU. With finals wrapping up and graduation quickly approaching, it's a good time to look back on some of these great memories with the top Daily Duke blog posts from the year. We’re hosting the 2016 NCAA FCS Quarterfinals! By: Raquel … Continue reading Year in Review
Happy (almost) Earth Day, Dukes! The 47th Earth Day is tomorrow and a great way to celebrate is by visiting JMU's own Arboretum. The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum is located on University Blvd and it's open every day year round from dawn till dusk! It's one of the most beautiful and relaxing spots on campus and … Continue reading Earth Day at the Arboretum
Spring has sprung, Dukes! And campus sure is showing it's beauty! Flowers are popping up everywhere and the leaves are all coming back to the trees. Featured below are some beautiful shots of campus from fellow students, alumni, and community members. We want to see more of your spring photos! Post your photos of campus with the … Continue reading JMU Spring Photos
The weather at JMU has been pretty wacky this semester. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the temperature changes this year!
Ah, spring. April showers, May flowers, warmer weather, and longer days! It's definitely one of my favorite times of the year, especially because of the fashion! Below, I've rounded up some springtime looks from a few of The Daily Duke team members. Above photos courtesy of Loren Probish. Raquel Sheriff combined lace-up flats, a demin skirt, an off-the-shoulder top, … Continue reading Spring Fashion
Today is the second annual JMU Giving Day! The online fundraiser started at 12 this morning and goes until midnight tonight. Last year, there were 2,840 gifts given; which don't get me wrong, that's a lot of gifts and the money has impacted the JMU community in big ways! But this year, we're stepping up our goal … Continue reading Happy Giving Day!
Madison Connection is JMU's student-staffed call center. The Madison Connection team members call alumni, parents and friends of the university to ensure their connections to JMU stay strong, as well as to ask for contributions to fund and advance the university. The student employees at Madison Connection are passionate about their work and Giving Day, which is … Continue reading An Inside Look at Madison Connection
Ever wanted to cook yourself a quick and healthy meal, but didn’t even know where to start? Well, the solution to your problem is right on campus, at UREC! UREC offers a wide variety of cooking and wellness classes that are free for students! There are approximately 40 different classes to chose from and are … Continue reading Cooking Classes On-Campus