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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?

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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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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#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.

JMU’s Vad Lee named to Watch List for STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year

Less than one week after being tabbed a preseason All-American, James Madison redshirt senior quarterback Vad Lee was named to the Watch List for the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year award on Monday.

JMU men’s basketball signs JUCO star Shakir Brown to National Letter of Intent

James Madison basketball coach Matt Brady announced the signing of Shakir Brown to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-16 season. He will have two years of eligibility following two years at the junior college level.

James Madison baseball drops season finale at UNCW 5-1

Casey Golden’s third-inning homer gave UNCW the early lead and Evan Phillips allowed one run in seven innings in a 5-1 decision over James Madison in a Colonial Athletic Association baseball game on Saturday in the regular season finale at Brooks Field.

JMU baseball drops mid-week contest at VMI

Junior shortstop Chad Carroll turned in his third three-hit performance in the last four games on Tuesday evening, but the James Madison baseball team dropped a 10-6 decision to VMI in non-conference action at Gray-Minor Stadium.

JMU baseball drops series finale to Towson

The James Madison baseball team scored seven runs across the final four innings on Sunday afternoon, but the Dukes’ comeback fell just short in an 8-7 loss to Towson as the teams wrapped up their Colonial Athletic Association series at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU baseball downs Towson, 9-3, in series opener

Junior left-hander Aaron Hoover threw his third complete game of the season to carry the James Madison baseball team over Towson on Friday evening as the Dukes earned a 9-3 win in Colonial Athletic Association play at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU’s Lauren Okafor taken by Atlanta Dream in third round of WNBA Draft

With the 34th overall pick, the Atlanta Dream drafted James Madison redshirt-senior center Lauren Okafor in the third round of the 2015 WNBA Draft with the team’s second pick.

JMU softball completes sweep at UNC-Wilmington

No. 24/25 James Madison produced three home runs while limiting UNCW to just one hit in a 10-0 Colonial Athletic Association softball victory in five innings on Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU baseball falls to Northeastern, 3-2

Northeastern scored three second-inning runs that would prove to be the difference on Saturday afternoon as the James Madison baseball team dropped a tough, 3-2 decision to the Huskies in Colonial Athletic Association play at Friedman Diamond.

JMU softball extends win streak to 22

No. 24/25 James Madison limited UNCW to just four hits while producing early-runs in both outings, as the Dukes cruised to 7-1 and 8-0 home victories in front of a packed crowd on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU freshman Megan Good named a finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year

Freshman pitcher/infielder Megan Good of the James Madison softball team was named one of 26 finalists for the 2015 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced Wednesday.

JMU baseball drops series finale to Delaware

Sophomore left fielder Ky Parrott went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs, but the James Madison baseball team could not climb out of an early hole on Sunday afternoon, dropping a 9-5 decision to Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association action at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU baseball batters Delaware, 16-8

Eight of the James Madison baseball team’s nine starters tallied at least one hit on Saturday evening as the Dukes rolled to a 16-8 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association action at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU basketball’s Lauren Okafor named CAA women’s basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

James Madison redshirt-senior center Lauren Okafor is the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s basketball.

Maryland downs JMU baseball in 3-0 pitchers’ duel

The James Madison baseball team held the Big Ten Conference’s best offense to just four hits on Wednesday afternoon, but ran up against an equally formidable pitching performance en route to a tough, 3-0 loss at Maryland in non-conference action at Shipley Field.

Late surge propels #25 JMU softball past College of Charleston, 9-1

James Madison put up four runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth to earn a 9-1 run-rule victory against the College of Charleston in game one of the Colonial Athletic Association softball series Saturdayafternoon at Veterans Memorial Park.

#25 JMU softball runs win streak to 15 with sweep at North Carolina

The 25th-ranked James Madison softball team utilized a rally and a shutout to earn a twinbill sweep at North Carolina on Wednesday evening at Anderson Stadium.

JMU drops heartbreaker, 73-72, at USC Upstate in CIT first round

USC Upstate rallied for an eight-point deficit late in the second half, utilizing a 9-0 run over the final three minutes to defeat James Madison 73-72 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Tuesday night at the Hodge Center.

JMU softball’s Jailyn Ford, Megan Good awarded CAA weekly honors

Junior Jailyn Ford and freshman Megan Good accounted for all seven James Madison softball wins last week and the duo was rewarded for their stellar pitching, as Ford was named Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week while Good was tabbed Rookie of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.

JMU women’s basketball earns berth in CAA title game

With key free throws and solid defense down the stretch, top-seeded James Madison women’s basketball secured a thrilling 63-60 win over fourth-seeded Elon in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinal round to earn a trip to Sunday’s championship game.

JMU women’s basketball defeats Towson in CAA Tournament

JMU overpowered eighth-seeded Towson 64-49 in the quarterfinal round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Friday, earning a trip to the Saturday’s semifinals at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md.

#15 JMU women’s lacrosse rallies, tops #9 Penn State 13-12

Trailing by three goals with 22:44 to play, 15th-ranked James Madison women’s lacrosse finished the game on a 6-2 run to knock off No. 9 Penn State 13-12 on Wednesday afternoon at Penn State Lacrosse Field.

McPherson, Hanifee power JMU baseball to Sunday sweep

Freshman second baseman Kyle McPherson went 6-for-7 with a home run, two triples, a double and four runs to lead the James Madison baseball team to a pair of wins over Canisius on Sunday at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU baseball tweaks weekend schedule

In an effort to play all four games of its weekend series against Canisius, the James Madison baseball team has altered the weekend’s schedule for Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

JMU women’s lacrosse dominates Richmond 10-5 for fifth straight win

Anchored by a season-high 12 saves by senior goalie Schylar Healy, the 15th-ranked James Madison women’s lacrosse team won its fifth game in a row Friday night with a 10-5 victory over Richmond at Robins Stadium.

JMU baseball announces schedule changes for weekend

In anticipation of winter weather in the later parts of this week, the James Madison baseball team has shuffled the schedule for its four-game series against Canisius, scheduled for this weekend at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

JMU baseball cancels mid-week game

Due to travel complications, the James Madison baseball team has cancelled its mid-week contest against UMBC, previously scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU men’s basketball sees win streak end in 74-54 loss at UNCW

Despite a game-high 23 points from junior guard Ron Curry, UNCW used a huge first-half run to set the tempo in a 74-54 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory against James Madison Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum.

JMU men’s basketball blows by Drexel, 54-35

James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.

JMU women’s basketball flies by Elon, 68-51

James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.

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Start a lifesaving habit by giving blood with the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to start a lifesaving habit by becoming a regular blood donor this year, starting with National Blood Donor Month in January.

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James Madison University calendar: Jan. 16-25

Campus events and activities at James Madison University.


Liberty, JMU ranked in final FCS poll

Following the program’s first-ever NCAA FCS Playoff appearance and victory, Liberty has finished the season ranked No. 17 in the final Sports Network and FCS Coaches polls.

JMU women’s basketball tops William and Mary, 65-43

James Madison women’s basketball earned a 65-43 victory at William & Mary on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Arena to move to 4-0 against Colonial Athletic Association foes this season.

Tarpey’s triple-double leads William and Mary past JMU, 81-73

Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.

JMU alum Charles Haley finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former James Madison University football All-American Charles Haley was selected as a finalist for induction to the National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced. This is Haley’s sixth consecutive year on the final ballot in his 11th year of eligibility.

JMU women’s basketball captures 77-55 win at Northeastern

James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

JMU men’s basketball falters in second half, loses 65-59 to Northeastern

James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.

JMU lands 1,000th win with 74-57 victory over UNCW

With a 74-57 victory over UNCW on Tuesday night at the JMU Convocation Center, the James Madison women’s basketball team became the third program in the country to reach the 1,000 wins mark. JMU joins Tennessee and Louisiana Tech as the only programs to reach the elite plateau.

Defense comes up big for JMU in 61-50 CAA win at Charleston

Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.

Strong shooting propels JMU past Towson in CAA opener, 61-52

James Madison shot 59.0 percent (23-of-39) from the floor, its highest shooting percentage in four years, en route to a 61-52 men’s basketball win over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturdayat the JMU Convocation Center.

Challenging schedule awaits JMU softball in 2015

James Madison Head Coach Mickey Dean announced the 2015 softball schedule Friday, featuring 21 home games and a total of 15 games against NCAA Tournament teams, including last year’s national runner-up, Alabama.

No. 24 JMU women’s basketball tripped up, 66-62, at Vanderbilt

In the final non-conference game of the season, No. 24 James Madison women’s basketball suffered a 66-62 setback at Vanderbilt on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium despite a career high 21 points by junior guard Ashley Perez (Manchester, Conn./Manchester (St. John’s)).

Valparaiso runs past JMU men’s basketball, 79-52

Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.

Norfolk State takes down JMU men’s basketball in OT thriller, 74-71

Jeff Short tallied a career-best 30 points and Norfolk State shot 64 percent over the final 25 minutes while limiting James Madison to 27 percent in a 74-71 overtime win for the Spartans on Monday night in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Convocation Center.

Spring 2015 events at the JMU Forbes Center

Spring 2015 events at the JMU Forbes Center.