Let’s Talk Business… Fraternities

Getting involved on campus is practically every Duke’s focus. One of the best things about being a JMU student is how many diverse opportunities we have to make our mark on Madison. However, academically, it’s sometimes hard to find an organization to help you thrive. Have you heard of JMU’s business fraternities? What is a … Continue reading Let’s Talk Business… Fraternities

Job Interview Tips and Tricks from a JMU Alum

Whether you're a senior searching for post-grad opportunities, or a freshman looking for an on-campus job, it never hurts to brush up on your interviewing skills. Meghan Sarver graduated from James Madison University in 2004 with a degree in economics. She remembers her time at JMU fondly, and was a Marching Royal Duke all four years. … Continue reading Job Interview Tips and Tricks from a JMU Alum

Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls

Senior Communication Studies major Erin Brown encourages you to imagine what your life would be like without any further education past the age of nine. Devastatingly, for many children around the world, the obstacles faced in getting an education are nearly insurmountable. This is true in the Southwestern region of Kenya, particularly for girls. In … Continue reading Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls

5 Resolutions for the New Semester

1. Don't skip your 8am As a student, there are few things worse than getting stuck in an early class when you're not a morning person. It can feel like a semester-long personal torture session, but as tempting as it is to sleep in and get the notes from a classmate later, this year, try … Continue reading 5 Resolutions for the New Semester

Study Spots Around the ‘Burg

With finals fast approaching, you're probably frustrated to realize your favorite campus study spot has been overtaken. Not to worry, there are plenty of places around Harrisonburg that have room to accommodate hard-working students, many within easy walking distance of campus. Whether you like to learn while sipping on a latte and enjoying a little … Continue reading Study Spots Around the ‘Burg

Google Chrome Plug-Ins You’re Missing Out On

Google Chrome seems to be the most widely-used Internet browser among JMU students. Here are some plug-ins to add to your browser to make your life a little easier. Honey For all the online-shopping addicts (like myself) who spend just a little too much money ordering clothes online, this plugin is for you. When added … Continue reading Google Chrome Plug-Ins You’re Missing Out On

Interview with Hanna Yu: Gerdau Scholarship Recipient

Junior biology major Hanna Yu has always known she wanted to be a doctor, ever since she was a small child. But as she advanced in school, she found herself drawn more to English, literature, and history. According to Hanna, she didn't expect to enjoy biology, "because I'm not very naturally inclined—sciences are not my … Continue reading Interview with Hanna Yu: Gerdau Scholarship Recipient

RateMyProfessors Spotlight #2: Lori Britt

She is a familiar face to all that wander the halls of Harrison. Well-known and well-loved, Dr. Lori Britt has been teaching at James Madison University since 2010. Dr. Britt completed her Master's Degree and Ph.D. both in Communication, with a focus on group and organization communication. Believe it or not, teaching at JMU has been Dr. … Continue reading RateMyProfessors Spotlight #2: Lori Britt