Some Food for Thought: JMU Dietary Needs

Wondering what JMU's Dining Services offers in regards to your dietary needs? JMU strives to provide a "broad selection of great-tasting, healthy food and beverages." What does this mean exactly? JMU offers Vegan/Vegetarian, Halal, and gluten free options. At JMU's resident halls menus for each station that have these options are provided. Vegan/Vegetarian options: For those … Continue reading Some Food for Thought: JMU Dietary Needs

Alternative Spring Breakers

JMU's Alternative Break program allows students to participate in service opportunities over Thanksgiving and Spring Break, going to different locations around the United States and abroad. Ben Adams and Jamie Simpkins both participated in JMU Alternative Spring Break this year. Check out what they had to say about their Alternative Spring Break experiences: Jamie Simpkins: … Continue reading Alternative Spring Breakers

A JMU Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air at JMU! If you are still looking for an awesome place to bring your special someone, look no further than JMU’s campus! Here are a few ideas to treat your special someone without having to leave campus. 1. Forbes Show Everyone loves … Continue reading A JMU Valentine’s Day

Alumni Highlight: “The President’s Own”

After graduating from James Madison University in 1991, Master Sergeant Mark Thiele's music career has spanned over decades. Having studied under James Madison University music professor, Kevin Stees, Master Sgt. Thiele expanded his career by playing in Walt Disney World's "The Tubafours" for two years. He has since gone on to play in five presidential inaugurations … Continue reading Alumni Highlight: “The President’s Own”

Fun Winter Activities Near JMU

JMU is used to getting frigid weather during this time of year. Instead of hiding in your dorm or apartment, get out there and experience what fun the cold can bring! Here are just a few ideas of what you can do at some awesome ski resorts near JMU! Massanutten Ski Resort: Located about 15 miles … Continue reading Fun Winter Activities Near JMU

On the hunt for jobs or internships?

Graduating this May? Trying to find a new job for after graduation? Don’t stress! Here are some helpful sites to help get your foot in the door before graduation in May! Recruit a duke: James Madison University's job website to help future alumni find a job. This website allows you to make your own profile and … Continue reading On the hunt for jobs or internships?

Are you SMAD about movies?

Need a fun and easy study break this week? Don't want to leave campus or go to far from Carrier Library? Come to Grafton Stovall Theater this Tuesday, December 13th, from 6-9 PM to watch some amazing short films created by and starring your fellow classmates! Senior SMAD students have been working on short films they … Continue reading Are you SMAD about movies?

Final Two Weeks Dukes!

Alright Dukes, we are in the home stretch! We are just two weeks away from finals! Here are a few tips on how to stay healthy and focused these next two weeks! The Oasis: It’s important to try to stay relaxed with all that is going on this time of the semester. The Student Success … Continue reading Final Two Weeks Dukes!

Fall in love with the Arboretum

Looking for a place to enjoy a nice fall stroll? Don't have time in your busy schedule to go far from campus? You are in luck! The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum shows nature at its best this fall and is located across the street from East Campus! The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum offers walking trails to stretch your … Continue reading Fall in love with the Arboretum

Make Your Own Caramel Apples

Love caramel apples? Ever wanted to make your own in the comfort of your own home or dorm? Check out this easy recipe to make your own homemade caramel apples!   If you want to learn more about this recipe, check out the Food Network.