Peter Williams was named the new Medical Director for HFD Monday, replacing Nazir Adam, who retired after serving in the position for 16 years.
After receiving a $2.87 Million grant from the U.S. Office of Population Affairs, JMU’s Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services is working to include individuals with disabilities in sex education.
Harrisonburg Police Department officer Tim Wright will retire on Jan. 1 after 25 years of service.
December graduates experienced a different graduation ceremony from years past and reflected on leaving JMU during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an email sent from University Communications, JMU administration outlined changes that'll be made for the upcoming spring semester.
The School of Media Arts and Design held its annual SMADFest event virtually this year. The event showcased six short films made by SMAD students.
The students and teacher of Exceptional Education 330 threw a Zoom holiday party for the Pleasant View community.
For the remaining three weeks of the semester following Thanksgiving Break, students had the option to return to Harrisonburg or stay home and complete their remaining classes and exams online.
A virtual seminar, hosted on Dec. 8 by GoinGlobal, explained how COVID-19 may impact JMU students and their ability to find jobs following graduation.
Similar to other Virgina schools, JMU chose to stay open inbetween Thanksgiving and winter break.
Small Business Saturday, which took place on Nov. 28, was profitable despite COVID-19 regulations.
JMU students have been developing an autonomous golf cart and local retirement homes have expressed interest in the project. They believe the autonomous vehicles have the ability to assist residents with mobility.
In the 2019 fall semester, the average pay per credit-hour for adjuncts across all JMU departments was $1,301. The Breeze examines how that average breaks down by department, as well as the university's reasoning for its compensation practices.
Dec. 9's city council meeting discussed the Harrisonburg SPCA, changes in landscape and the city's occupancy ordinance.
JMU held an event, Womxn in Focus, on Dec. 1 that presented ideas on women in leadership positions and emotionally intelligent leadership.