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!
Do you ever wonder how Harrisonburg has evolved over the years? Now you can see for yourself! The Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art is pleased to present its Fall 2017 exhibit: Picturing Harrisonburg: Visions of a Shenandoah Valley City Since 1828. This exhibit is a collaboration between James Madison University's Institute for Visual Studies and the … Continue reading Harrisonburg: A Look into the Past
In honor of Valentine’s Day, The Daily Duke is bringing you a week’s worth of articles focused on love at JMU! And what better place to start than at the Kissing Rock? If you ever went on a tour of JMU you most definitely heard about the Kissing Rock. The Kissing Rock is a giant … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Series: The Kissing Rock
Did you know that the quad’s bluestone is actually limestone? Or that the oldest buildings on our campus hark back to the Shenandoah Valley, since bluestone is indigenous to the area? West Campus has that old-school feel, with the matching white columns and burnt-red roofs. You would think that they were all put up at … Continue reading Test Your Quad Knowledge!