As the days left in my senior year are dwindling down, I began looking back on the time I spent at James Madison and the memories I made. Graduating with a job lined up, amazing friends by my side and cords down my robe seemed to be so far-fetched at some points of my freshman year. … Continue reading What I Would Tell My Freshman Self
Madipalooza or "The Festival at Festival" will be celebrating their 8th annual music festival on April 14th. From food and games to great music, this is an event that you do not want to miss! Check out 2017 Madipalooza: Manoa Bell and his band Gryzzle are extremely excited to be participating in Madipalooza this year. Originally … Continue reading Madipalooza 2018
Not only is UREC one of the most popular facilities on campus, it is also one of the highest student employers. UREC's team includes over 500 student staff and offers internship and practicum opportunities to students. Built in 1996, UREC has grown tremendously in size and bandwidth. From an extensive fitness and aquatic center to … Continue reading Student Employment & Donors – UREC
Are you looking to learn the fundamentals of how to organize and operate a business? Interested in learning about how Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg started their own business and how you can too? JMU is introducing an Entrepreneurship Minor for non-COB students. Admission to the minor is competitive and limited to 30 students. … Continue reading JMU’s New Entrepreneurship Minor!
Happy James Madison Day, Dukes! James Madison was our fourth president and named the "Father of the Constitution" for his crucial role in drafting and implementing the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. In addition, he served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Thomas Jefferson. In order to honor the man that … Continue reading Happy James Madison Day!
For many seniors, nostalgic thoughts have begun sinking in. As the countdown to commencement gets closer and closer, many students begin to look back on their amazing years at JMU. With only 65 days until graduation, senior personalities have begun to take shape. Below are some gifs of how seniors are feeling right about now. … Continue reading Senior Thoughts as Graduation Approaches
With the abundance of fabulous food all throughout Harrisonburg, it is normal to ask yourself "where should I eat tonight", at least 4 - 5 times a week. Whether your family is in town or you are just looking to grab a bite with your friends, we narrowed down a few of the best spots … Continue reading Graphic: Where Should You Eat?
You may recognize these dedicated students walking around campus in purple scrubs. These are JMU Nursing students who have successfully been admitted into the competitive program--students who are passionate about improving the health and lives of the people around them. JMU's reputable nursing program prepares these students with real-life experience and challenging coursework. Hannah Coulter … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Nursing Students
Laura Merrell is one of JMU Health Science major's favorite, most trusted professors. While she has only been teaching at James Madison University since 2016, she has had an overwhelmingly positive impact on her students. With specialties in Epidemiology and Chronic Health and Disability, Dr. Merrell has inspired her students to challenge themselves every day. Danielle … Continue reading Professor Spotlight #3: Laura Merrell
Returning back to the promised land, which we know as JMU, can take a bit of adjusting after overeating and oversleeping during our last week at home. Thinking about finals and last minute projects and presentations can certainly be overwhelming. Below are some gifs that explain how most of us are feeling about being back... … Continue reading The Stages of Returning Back to JMU