The JMU School of Communication Studies and the Relationships, Love, Happiness Project will hold the 2018 Love Talk Summit on April 17th. This event will educate students, faculty, and community members about the inner workings of romantic relationships through panel discussions with experts, student-created mini-documentaries, and other presentations relevant to achieving happy, healthy romantic bonds with others. Students … Continue reading Love Talk Summit 2018
Going to the movies can be expensive. On average, a matinee ticket can cost upwards of $10 for an adult ticket, and even more during the evening showtime hours. More money is often spent when you purchase your tickets online with added convenience fees. Not to mention the necessary movie snacks of popcorn, soda, and … Continue reading Moviepass, The Latest Fad
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
'Tiny Planet' is an effect I recently discovered on my computer. It’s been used in music videos and media content for a few years now, but you probably haven’t seen JMU with this effect. I really enjoy finding new ways to showcase our amazing campus. There are so many connections between JMU students, it makes … Continue reading JMU: Our Small World
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?
The first day of spring brought the first snow day of the year to JMU last week and although it was a welcomed day off, we are ready for the warm spring weather! Here are some outdoor dining spaces in Harrisonburg you can enjoy once the weather starts to warm up. Magnolia's If you're craving … Continue reading Outdoor Dining in Harrisonburg
One aspect of driving to campus that can deter some potential drivers is fighting for a parking space. Student drivers who venture into one of our concrete jungles are exposed to a world of tight turns and revved engines. Each driver is in a race against fellow Dukes, and more importantly, the clock. The following list … Continue reading The Six Types of Parkers at JMU [Video]
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
Happy James Madison Day, Dukes! James Madison was our fourth president and named the "Father of the Constitution" for his crucial role in drafting and implementing the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. In addition, he served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Thomas Jefferson. In order to honor the man that … Continue reading Happy James Madison Day!
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