With graduation tomorrow, it's hard to not feel nostalgic for seniors across campus. As sentimental as this time can be for every Duke, it's important to see how far we have all come. The journey through your Madison experience is filled with remarkable memories and people you will never forget. But have you ever thought … Continue reading A Century of JMU Yearbooks
With commencement only a few days away, The Daily Duke compiled a few grad cap designs from the class of 2018!
College is a time of soul-searching and self-discovery. My friends and I have done a lot of growing up since embarking on our college journeys, and we credit a lot of it to the amazing experiences James Madison University has granted us in our four years here. With senior year coming to a close and … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned from JMU
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
For JMU graduate Obi Omile, his passion for business began at a young age. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia; Obi began working when he was just 11 years old, selling newspapers at a local metro station with his younger brother. During his time as a College of Business undergraduate student, Mr. Omile was an active member … Continue reading JMU Alumni Spotlight: CEO Obi Omile
This Friday marks the night of Relay for Life held right here on campus. The activities start at 6 pm and will continue through the night until 6 am on Hillside Field. The 12-hour fundraising event supports the American Cancer Society and last year, JMU was the third largest collegiate Relay in the nation. This year, … Continue reading Why Relay?
Co-written by: Michelle Mullins There are often limits to what one's peers and professional network can offer. Mentors can serve as a third-party resource to help their mentees navigate their professional journey. Mentors can instill confidence in their mentees, and provide them with access to opportunities that would unavailable otherwise. While many individuals have had a mentor … Continue reading The Value of Mentorships
On Thursday, March 1st, the College of Business held the latest installment of its C-Suite Speaker event with distinguished guest Bill Nash, president and CEO of CarMax. Nash graduated from JMU in 1991 with a degree in accounting. CarMax is the nation's largest used-car retailer and has been one of Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies … Continue reading CoB C-Suite Speaker: Bill Nash
Chances are if you're reading this, you love JMU. According to Gallup, JMU alumni are more likely than graduates from comparable universities to strongly agree that their university is passionate about the long-term success of its students and to strongly agree that their education was worth the cost. In fact, over 90% of alumni say they enjoyed … Continue reading Why Give on Giving Day
Have you ever done Mad Libs with your friends or siblings? Many of the Daily Duke team members have fond childhood memories of this wacky game, which got me thinking... how cool would it be to have a book of Mad Libs that were all JMU-themed? I didn't create a whole book, but I did take … Continue reading Mad[ison] Libs: A Fun Game, JMU-Style