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JMU contributes $480 million to local economy: Report

JMU contributed $480 million to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham economy and attracted 278,430 visitors during fiscal year 2015.

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Honors College approved for JMU

James Madison University will now be home to an Honors College, following approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Virginia youths train to become traffic safety advocates

More than 120 teens from across the commonwealth are at JMU for a week of hands-on activities that focus on safe driving practices.

Advances in wind power generation highlight conference at JMU

Updates on plans for Virginia’s first utility-scale wind farm will highlight the Virginia State Wind Energy Forum on Wednesday at JMU.

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Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from the Mid-Atlantic to JMU

Twenty technology teachers from around the Mid-Atlantic are spending this week at James Madison University to learn about cybersecurity.

JMU to launch space explorers program at city Boys & Girls Club

Calah Mortensen didn’t have much of an interest in science until she took a cosmology class during her undergraduate studies.

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JMU students to lead science night at Spotswood Elementary

Future science teachers at JMU will test what they have learned by leading science activities for Spotswood Elementary children on Thursday.

JMU television studio named for slain alumna Alison Parker

A television studio in Harrison Hall has been named the Alison B. Parker Television Studio in honor of the slain JMU alumna.


VMI loses heartbreaker at JMU, 11-10

Zach Tondi hit a two-run, walk-off home run to send the JMU Dukes past the VMI Keydets, 11-10, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday.

JMU promotes Sean O’Regan to women’s basketball head coach post

Sean O’Regan will replace former boss Kenny Brooks as the head coach of the JMU women’s basketball program.

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24-hour Hackathon at JMU will inspire area students to innovate

James Madison University will host its second annual student-led Bluestone Hacks this weekend.

Louis Rowe named new men’s basketball coach at JMU

JMU announced the hiring of Bowling Green assistant Louis Rowe to head the men’s basketball program.

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Nobel recipient headlines Post-Conflict Recovery Week at JMU

Mary Wareham, part of a Nobel Peace Prize-winning team, will discuss efforts to ban weapons with artificial intelligence at JMU.

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Need for better nighttime lighting gets students talking

What can be done to make nighttime lighting at JMU more cost effective and less obtrusive to the environment?

Virginia Tech hires Kenny Brooks as new women’s basketball coach

Virginia Tech announced Monday that it has hired Waynesboro High School alum Kenny Brooks as the head coach of its women’s basketball program.

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Women’s lacrosse: Big second half lifts Virginia past JMU

The No. 13 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-5, 0-3 ACC) snapped a four-game losing skid with a 10-9 victory over James Madison on Wednesday.

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JMU Forbes Center seeks nominees for Circle of Excellence Awards

Do you know an artist, arts administrator, or arts educator whose accomplishments have improved the vitality of the Shenandoah Valley?

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No. 9 Virginia defeats James Madison, 15-6

The No. 9 Virginia baseball team rolled to a 15-6 win over James Madison Tuesday at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (16-6) piled up 17 hits.

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Baseball: #9 Virginia plays host to James Madison Tuesday

The Virginia baseball team finishes a six-game homestand Tuesday (March 22) with a 4 p.m. game against James Madison at Davenport Field.

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JMU alum receives prestigious business honor

JMU alum Eric Major has been selected to receive a 2016 Medallion for Entrepreneurship from Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society.

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West Virginia surgeon to speak at JMU math conference for young women

Dr. Theresa Rutledge will be one of two keynote speakers Saturday at the Expanding Your Horizons math conference for girls at James Madison University.

JMU hurting itself with negativity over Brady, Withers?

JMU is once again looking for a new coach for a marquee athletics program after firing basketball coach Matt Brady.

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Madison Vision Series features diversity expert

Dr. Sylvia Hurtado will offer the final presentation of the Madison Vision Series on Thursday, March 17, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.at Grafton-Stovall Theatre.

JMU fires basketball coach Matt Brady

Four 20-win seasons and a 21-11 record in 2015-2016 wasn’t enough for JMU coach Matt Brady, who was fired Monday, ending a couple of weeks of speculation about his job status.


VMI comes up short against JMU, loses 12-8

A back and forth, see-saw affair was decided with four runs in the top of the sixth as the James Madison Dukes defeated the VMI Keydets, 12-8, Tuesday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.