Whether you love 'em or you hate 'em, every JMU student has to take general education classes. Either way, you have to admit they serve a pretty important purpose in our JMU experience: our gen ed classes open students' minds to think critically about topics important in today's society and teach them to apply the … Continue reading JMU Students’ Favorite Gen Eds
As someone who has already graduated once (almost a double duke!), I understand the feeling that many seniors are having in this moment. For those who are graduating in December - YOU DID IT!!!! In a week, you will be a college graduate! For some, this is an exciting adventure and, for others, you might … Continue reading Last Day of Classes!
So you just transferred to JMU, and you're still trying to grasp the ins and outs of campus. Maybe you figured out your class schedule, but what about meal plans? Building names? Dining options? How do you make sense of it all?! When I transferred to JMU last spring, my transition took a bit of time. … Continue reading Crash Course for Spring Semester Transfers
We're back! After a long, relaxing break it is time again to get back into the daily grind. We at the Daily Duke team are here to help you have a productive and successful spring semester with these do's and don'ts. Do: Sit in the front. Don't: Sit in the back with your headphones in … Continue reading New Semester Do’s and Don’ts
JMU offers many innovative and creative majors, but this one might be the coolest one yet. https://www.facebook.com/jmuindustrialdesign/photos/pb.374531882649413.-2207520000.1462205283./635110536591545/?type=3&theater Industrial Design has just recently become an accredited major within the College of Visual and Performing Arts. In just two weeks, 7 hardworking students will walk across the stage and accept their degrees, and hopefully many more will … Continue reading JMU Welcomes Industrial Design
Class registration is here and is leaving many of us feeling just like this: You hear everyone's enrollment appointment times and it leaves you anxious. All the classes you need are either before 11am or after 5pm and it feels like every single professor on Rate My Professor has less than a 2.5. You are … Continue reading How to Prepare for Class Registration
Interested in the academic accomplishments of your peers? Well today we bring you Osscar, a senior majoring in Bio Technology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish. He is a part of a team of students who are researching how to isolate and purify protein domains to help cure and prevent Muscular Dystrophy and explain why … Continue reading PROTEIN! PROTEIN! PROTEIN!
Class registration can be a stressful undertaking. Luckily, our next registrations are still a ways away, but it’s good to be prepared. Not only that, but we figured our incoming freshmen, class of 2019, would benefit from a couple tips and tricks to navigate the confusing time of the year that is class registration! We're … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Navigating Class Registration
Let’s say it’s the start of the semester (syllabus week) and you have a full 15 credit course load. However, you want to make this year legendary and take one more class, but how should you go about it? You may… Close your eyes and pick one of the open classes (that fits into your … Continue reading Getting to Know the Class Before you Sign Up