Dear Class of 2019, If you’re reading this now, many of you have recently found out you got accepted to JMU. Congratulations! At this point, three years ago I was absolutely terrified. I felt like everyone wanted to go to college and I for one was not looking forward to it. College did not seem … Continue reading Confessions of a Terrified College Student
My Experience: It was fall semester of my junior year when I decided to go on the Painting in Southern France study abroad trip. It was only for one month in May, but I was very nervous to go. I had never been out of the country for one and secondly, I had never flown … Continue reading Bonjour, je m’appelle Abby!
If you’re like me, you’re terrified of the doctor. So, of course, the last thing I wanted to do, on a Friday morning when it’s below zero outside was go to the health center. If you haven’t been lately (which hopefully you’ve been healthy and haven’t had to go), the health center has changed a … Continue reading 11 Things I Learned at the Health Center
Johnathan Walker is one of those “you must take him” kind of teachers. He teaches the gen-ed course, Geography: The Global Dimension, bright and early at 8 a.m., but don’t expect to fall asleep in this class. Johnathan is known for his exuberant and entertaining teaching style. Watch the video to see for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79zvo_plxL4
Whether you’re a potential student or just looking at JMU, where you’re going to live for your first year of college is a big deal. We have all heard the horror stories of evil roommates and dorms the size of shoeboxes, but have no fear you’ve come to the right place. If you are accepted … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dorm for You
Hello! Welcome to The Daily Duke, JMU's student life blog written and run by a team of eight current JMU students. We’re writers, graphic designers, and web designers who are excited to share the unique experience that is student life at JMU, with topics ranging from the academically impressive to the entertaining and unusual. We're … Continue reading The Daily Duke: JMU’s Student Life Blog
I think we can all agree that JMU’s campus is absolutely beautiful. But incase you're looking for evidence, here are some photos we found on Instagram that capture the special atmosphere of our school. https://instagram.com/p/t0T_bqIpQm/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/slWeRFn_J6/?taken-by=david_bruce_ https://instagram.com/p/sqtY2lMrWm/?taken-by=hopeapottamus https://instagram.com/p/talfBSopWM/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/uHA3cKopXl/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/tx238gihHU/?taken-by=lauraquinterophotography https://instagram.com/p/0-psPeopen/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/uYXE75opUk/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/wMTwv1opVL/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity https://instagram.com/p/vZIATeIpTl/?taken-by=jamesmadisonuniversity For more photos of campus life, check out JMU on Instagram @jamesmadisonuniversity and share your photos … Continue reading 10 JMU Instagram Photos You Must See