10 Winter Activities Around Harrisonburg

Even though the holidays are over, winter is still in full swing. If you're on the search for some fun things to do in the 'Burg (on- and off-campus!) before the semester really kicks into gear, make this blog post your first stop. 1. Massanutten If you haven't yet been snow tubing at Massanutten (like me), … Continue reading 10 Winter Activities Around Harrisonburg

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

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

JMU Secret Society IN8 Recognizes Altruistic Students

Campus was abuzz with whispers among students who noticed eight letters with candles displayed on the Wilson hall steps this morning. Word quickly spread that the equivocal IN8 Reticent Order had recognized its eight outstanding students for the semester. If you're not sure what IN8 is or does, you're part of the majority. IN8 is … Continue reading JMU Secret Society IN8 Recognizes Altruistic Students

JMU: Then and Now

Whether it was Madison College or James Madison University when they attended, many alumni and current students alike agree that Madison gave them an experience unlike any other. In honor of Homecoming, here's a post dedicated to all the ways JMU has evolved throughout the years. No matter your class year, we hope JMU still … Continue reading JMU: Then and Now

Four Campus Resources You’re Not Using

JMU does an amazing job of creating opportunities for students and faculty to acquire new skills, or build upon current ones. Whether you're boosting your resume, completing a project, or just trying to fill the time, JMU has several unique resources that are at your disposal. Here are a few you should consider using. JMU … Continue reading Four Campus Resources You’re Not Using

RateMyProfessors Spotlight #1: Rich Hilliard

As mentioned in a previous post, James Madison University was ranked third on the list of highest rated universities of 2016-2017 on RateMyProfessors.com. With an overall quality rating of 4.5 out of five, and an average professor rating of 3.81, there’s no doubt that we have some pretty incredible educators here at JMU. We decided to … Continue reading RateMyProfessors Spotlight #1: Rich Hilliard

JMU Ranks Among The Highest Rated Universities of 2017

Students from across the country have placed JMU in third place for the highest rated universities of 2016-2017 on RateMyProfessor.com. JMU has an overall quality rating of 4.5 out of five, and an average professor rating of 3.81! We may be interviewing some of our highest-ratest professors very soon, so be sure to stay up … Continue reading JMU Ranks Among The Highest Rated Universities of 2017