Need a little stress relief from finals week? Here's a montage of some furry friends taking on the quad.
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!
Chances are if you're reading this, you love JMU. According to Gallup, JMU alumni are more likely than graduates from comparable universities to strongly agree that their university is passionate about the long-term success of its students and to strongly agree that their education was worth the cost. In fact, over 90% of alumni say they enjoyed … Continue reading Why Give on Giving Day
Written in collaboration with Julia Shawver. On Monday, January 29th, JMU X-Labs hosted its first all-female event. The event, dubbed "Fab Lab", offered a plethora of activities, all designed to reflect some women's interests. The idea behind the event was to raise awareness for the resources X-Labs offers, particularly for women, who seem to be … Continue reading JMU X-Labs Hosts First All-Female Event
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
The Daily Duke is back for the school year and our new team is very excited to be here! With our picturesque quad and sunsets from festival lawn, who wouldn't be thrilled to be back? Today is the second (and final) day of freshman move-in during 1787 Orientation Week, and campus is … Continue reading The Daily Duke is Back!
With the recent FCS Championship Football win under our belt, lets continue the momentum and keep up that duke spirit! Cheer on your fellow Duke athletes at the sporting events going on this winter season. There's clearly been a lot of excitement surrounding the fact that our football Dukes are NATIONAL CHAMPIONS. Whether you watched the game … Continue reading Keeping up the Spirit with Winter Sports
After a stressful finals week, you deserve to treat yourself this winter break! Whether you're looking to relax, get outdoors, or spend time with friends and family, this bucket list covers it all. 1. Winter movie marathon! Snuggle up with a cozy blanket and get some quality couch time. Here are a few personal movie … Continue reading Winter Break Bucket List
We're almost there dukes! With only a few days left in the week before finals, here's a few tips to help you finish the semester strong. 1. Stay healthy. Get plenty of sleep! During this end-of-the-semester crunch, we all know it can be hard to get a full 8 hours of sleep. Try to avoid … Continue reading Finishing the Semester Strong
The JMU Forbes Center offers a variety of musical concerts, dance performances, and theatre shows. Here are the upcoming events featured at Forbes this December! Dance Dancescapes Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company, the ensemble will be performing work by recognized guest artists including New York choreographers Netta Yerushalmy and Kelly Bartnik, a JMU … Continue reading Upcoming Shows at Forbes