JMU football has had a lot of attention the past few months, but we can’t ignore our men’s basketball team! Not only are basketball games free to attend, but all you need is your JAC card to enter. The men’s basketball team has an 8-21 record, with an average of 66.1 points per game. We … More Madison Men’s Basketball Highlights
Getting up right now and running 26.219 miles in a marathon might sound scary or even running a half marathon at 13 miles, but it is possible. However if you haven’t or you aren’t used to running those long distances, you will definitely need to work on building up your stamina and training before just going out … More Getting Marathon Ready
*The information below has been taken directly from James Madison University Center for Assessment and Research Studies website (https://www.jmu.edu/assessment/Students/aboutAday.shtml). This is a reiteration of that information for the purpose of raising awareness. For more information, please visit the Assessment and Research Studies website. This year, Assessment Day is on Tuesday, February 7th, and just about everyone … More Assessment Day: SparkNotes Version
We all saw it. That cold day in Frisco. JMU dominating Youngstown State and winning the FCS National Championship. A monumental moment for our school. December graduate, JMU wide receiver and punt returner, and FCS Special Teams Player of The Year, Rashard Davis, explains his experience on and off the field with JMU football. DD: What … More An Inside Look With a National Champion
Now that the JMU Dukes are National Champions, what should we do next? High-Five Duke Dog! Tell All of Your Relatives! Tell Everyone At Work! Let The World Know! Rep The JMU Swag!
It’s that time of year- award show season! There is no better way to spend a Sunday evening than huddling around a TV and obsessing over dresses, speeches, and performances from the biggest night in Hollywood- The Oscars (Sunday, Feb 26th). The list of nominees came out today including the foot tapping musical, La La … More Oscar Noms Poll!
JMU is used to getting frigid weather during this time of year. Instead of hiding in your dorm or apartment, get out there and experience what fun the cold can bring! Here are just a few ideas of what you can do at some awesome ski resorts near JMU! Massanutten Ski Resort: Located about 15 miles … More Fun Winter Activities Near JMU
Imagine going to an airport in Baltimore and you walk through security to see every other person wearing purple. You get on the plane to Dallas and find that the seats are lined with JMU shirts. The flight attendant even announces, “Go Dukes!” through the mic. Picture yourself walking through Dallas to see JMU students, alumni and … More The Frisco Experience
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day dukes! You’re probably excited to have the day off from classes, but let’s also take a minute to reflect on who we’re honoring this holiday and why: Martin Luther King Jr. was a key nonviolent activist leader during the Civil Rights Movement and is the only American to have … More Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
On January 16th, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He changed the way that we thought, he moved us to tears, and tried to put an end to segregation. Needless to say, he is a very influential figure in not only the United States’ history, but the world’s history. … More MLK Jr. Day Events