This Week: Best of the Web

Check out this incredible 360-degree campus video from JMU Alum David Bittner (Class of 2015). What is this witchcraft??? Just watch. Note: If you're watching on your phone, just move your phone around for the full effect. If you're on a laptop or desktop, click and drag to move. This mind-boggling video technique is done with a lot … Continue reading This Week: Best of the Web

#JMUGrad Caps

A common tradition among JMU graduates is to decorate graduation caps. Whether that's to thank mom and dad, highlight campus involvements or just be funny, this is a great way to stand out on graduation day. Here are some graduation caps we found on JMU's Grad Cap Design Contest Facebook page. Post a picture of yours … Continue reading #JMUGrad Caps

Study Abroad Words of Wisdom

At JMU, students have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world all while earning class credit—and summer is a prime time to do it! The Office of International Programs (OIP) offers 5 full semester, and 62 short-term programs in the summer alone! JMU offers extraordinary opportunities; it’s just up to up to you to go out … Continue reading Study Abroad Words of Wisdom

Animals Take Hillside Lawn

UPB arranged quite the treat for us last week! Furry friends of all sizes came to visit the Hillside lawn and hung out with students for a few hours. The VIP animals included a few goats, a calf, a pig, two bunnies, a miniature horse, and a llama. They not only enjoyed meeting some Dukes, but … Continue reading Animals Take Hillside Lawn

Love Talk Summit

I know what you're thinking... what is the Love Talk Summit? The Love Talk Summit is an annual event hosted by Dr. Jennifer Rosier of the School of Communication Studies. In partnership with the Relationships, Love, and Happiness Project, the summit focuses on generating conversation about relationships, marriage, and respect. Formerly known as the Love … Continue reading Love Talk Summit

Gardy Loo Release Party

"Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” ~Leonardo da Vinci   Gardy Loo, JMU's only undergraduate literature and arts magazine, just released Volume 20, Issue 2 last night! After 50 hours of selecting pieces and 100 hours of designing, the staff of Gardy … Continue reading Gardy Loo Release Party

Best of the Web: Businessweek Ranking

It's a great time to be a Duke. With spring semester coming to an end, the 2016 college rankings are in. As you may have already seen on JMU's website, the College of Business was included in Bloomberg Businessweek's final rankings of undergraduate programs. On top of that, JMU was included in Times Magazine's list of 20 Public … Continue reading Best of the Web: Businessweek Ranking