Dear #JMU21, Have your parents ever told you “don’t blink?” Or, “college will go by in a flash.” Well, as a senior graduating one week from today (OH. MY. GOODNESS.), I can say your parents are right. As my undergraduate career comes to a close, I find myself reminiscing over my experiences here at JMU … Continue reading Dear #JMU21: Don’t Blink
Happy (almost) Earth Day, Dukes! The 47th Earth Day is tomorrow and a great way to celebrate is by visiting JMU's own Arboretum. The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum is located on University Blvd and it's open every day year round from dawn till dusk! It's one of the most beautiful and relaxing spots on campus and … Continue reading Earth Day at the Arboretum
Looking for a fun group activity offered right here in the Shenandoah Valley? Look no further than Knockerball Harrisonburg for a bumping good time. Knockerball Harrisonburg gives groups a great opportunity to work together as a team, get a lot of exercise, and have a great time together. Check out how much fun the Daily … Continue reading Get in the Ball – Knockerball Harrisonburg
There's no better way to take advantage of the 70 degree weather than to go to a local park. Harrisonburg has quite a few locations that are ideal for JMU student cookouts, sports, organization retreats, and great places to hangout with your pets. All of these parks are also within a very short driving distance … Continue reading Discover Harrisonburg Parks
Greek Sing is an annual event held by Fraternity and Sorority Life in order to fundraise for the Arc of Harrisonburg and all the proceeds of the tickets go to this center for children and adults with disabilities. The competition creates a community and boosts the relationship with the Harrisonburg community and is the only … Continue reading Greek Sing
Calling all storytellers! Apply today to work for JMU Communications and Marketing as a Daily Duke intern for 2017-18 academic year. Application (and more info) available at bit.ly/dailydukeapp17 - - - - - - - - - - - - When hiring, one of the biggest things companies look for is work experience. However, getting an internship, especially … Continue reading Now accepting Daily Duke Applications!
The weather at JMU has been pretty wacky this semester. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the temperature changes this year!
While many necessities students need are available on campus, sometimes they need to hop out of the JMU bubble and out into the rest of Harrisonburg. Since parking for freshman's cars is not guaranteed, it makes it a little difficult to get places. However, JMU has partnered with Zipcar, so students can rent cars right … Continue reading Rent a car on campus!
To date, the JMU SafeRides student organization has given more than 81,000 free rides to students on weekends during the school year. In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, they created this fantastic video. We had to share! Thank you, JMU SafeRides, for making our roads in Harrisonburg safer and donating your time every weekend! We would like to … Continue reading JMU SafeRides Celebrates 10th Anniversary
James Madison University's newest minor, Medical Humanities, allows students of any major to learn more about health issues through a humanistic perspective. The minor's coordinator, Dr. Michael J. Klein, has answered a few burning questions about the minor... 1. What (in your words) is the Medical Humanities minor? MJK: The cross-disciplinary minor in medical humanities … Continue reading JMU’s Newest Minor: Medical Humanities