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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.


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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.


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Q and A with Alan Levinovitz, author of ‘The Gluten Lie’

JMU professor Dr. Alan Levinovitz exposes the myths behind how we come to believe which foods are good and bad in his book, ‘The Gluten Lie.’


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William and Mary drops regular-season finale at JMU

The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a tough regular-season finale at James Madison, 71-65, on Saturday afternoon.


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Hemp Road Trip bus coming to JMU on Thursday

The Hemp Road Trip, a grassroots effort to raise awareness about and lobby on behalf of the benefits of industrial hemp, will be stopping at James Madison University.


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Alumni place James Madison University in Peace Corps ranking

James Madison University ranks No. 16 among large schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.


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Sen. Mark Warner to swing through Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia next week

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner will kick off five days of travel throughout the Commonwealth for a series of meetings and discussions.


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JMU physicist: Detection of Einstein gravity ripples has far-reaching significance

The detection of gravity ripples has significance beyond proving an important piece of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, a JMU physicist says.


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Research grant awarded in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park awarded the 2016 Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant to Christine L. May, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, James Madison University.


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MONEY recognizes STEM quality at JMU

James Madison University’s outstanding STEM programs have earned the school a place in MONEY’s ranking of 25 Great Colleges for Good Science Students.


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James Madison University in ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’ book

James Madison University continues to garner a spot in the Princeton Review’s annual book of outstanding colleges for academics, affordability and career prospects.


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JMU expert warns Shenandoah Valley not off limits to Zika virus

The Zika virus, declared a global health crisis by the World Health Organization this week, could eventually show up in the Shenandoah Valley.


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William and Mary rallies from 18 down, stuns JMU

Rallying from 18 points down, William and Mary turned it on both offensively and defensively to surge past James Madison, 68-62, on Sunday night at Kaplan Arena.


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Byron Thweatt added to new JMU football staff

Former Virginia All-American linebacker Byron Thweatt was among the staff hires announced Thursday by new JMU football coach Mike Houston.


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Report: JMU football extends offer to Citadel coach Mike Houston

James Madison University has hired Mike Houston as its new football head coach, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday.


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JMU honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong celebration

Diane Nash, an African American activist, lecturer and businesswoman, is the guest speaker for James Madison University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week formal program on Jan. 18.


Everett Withers leaving JMU: Takes job at FBS Texas State

JMU is losing football coach Everett Withers to a nominally better gig at Texas State.


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JMU’s Chris Hughes earns state’s highest award for faculty

Dr. Chris Hughes said he was “floored” this week when he learned he had been chosen a winner of the state’s highest honor for faculty.


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JMU student-designed assistive technologies to be displayed, discussed

Prototypes of technologies designed by JMU students to assist people with disabilities in their daily lives will be on display 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at James Madison University.


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George Mason blitzed at JMU, 69-46

James Madison extended its win streak to six games with a 69-46 win over George Mason Saturday afternoon in the JMU Convocation Center.


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JMU students to present drones that address landmines, pollution and more

Drones designed and built by JMU students address a range of issues, from monitoring air pollution to detecting and disposing of landmines.


JMU alumna awarded Department of State fellowship

JMU alumna Elizabeth Wilson discovered a passion for making a difference when she was an undergraduate.


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JMU to honor December graduates

Nearly 900 students will receive their academic degrees at James Madison University’s Dec. 19 commencement ceremony, when the university welcomes operatic singer Denyce Graves as guest speaker.


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Area lawmakers to hear student proposals on health insurance coverage

Rep. Steve Landes and State Sen. Emmett W. Hanger Jr. will listen to students propose solutions to the health insurance coverage gap for 400,000 Virginians during the annual Health Policy Summit on Thursday, Dec. 3, at James Madison University.


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EMU men’s basketball team meets D-I James Madison University for the first time since 1975

Keith Phillips was the head men’s basketball coach at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in the 1970s when Mike Fratello, an assistant coach under Lou Campanelli at nearby Madison College, wandered into the old – and very small – gymnasium in Park View to scout the Royals.


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Nobel laureate physicist to give free talk at JMU

Nobel laureate John C. Mather will discuss his prize-winning work on the Cosmic Background Explorer Satellite (COBE) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at James Madison University.


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JMU to salute veterans

James Madison University will recognize veterans of the armed forces with an extensive flag display on the Quadrangle Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day.


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Middle school students to use robots to improve handling of trash

Thirteen teams of middle school students from Richmond to Winchester will demonstrate how to collect, sort and reuse trash as they compete in the 2015 FIRST LEGO League regional robotics competition on Saturday, Nov. 7, at James Madison University.


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#15 William & Mary rallies past #9 JMU, 44-41

The No. 15 William & Mary football team extended its winning streak to four games and remained unbeaten at home with a thrilling 44-41 comeback victory against No. 9 James Madison at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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JMU to host third annual Adapted Sports Day for youth with disabilities

The third annual Adapted Sports Day weekend will be held Oct. 30-31 at James Madison University, featuring sport and recreation opportunities designed for youth with disabilities.


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JMU Job Shadow Day to showcase careers

Job Shadow Day, hosted by the Office of Human Resources at James Madison University, is Thursday, and will draw nearly 200 eighth-grade students from Harrisonburg, Rockingham County and local private schools.


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Miniature horse therapy event at JMU rescheduled to Nov. 5

JMU students will have an opportunity to interact with—and get information about—miniature therapy horses from noon-3 p.m.Thursday, Nov. 5 at Hillside Fields on campus. The event has been rescheduled from Wednesday, Oct. 28 due to weather.