JMU's Madison Investment Fund began in 1999 and is an opportunity for any student to manage university finances.
Individuals in the JMU community who have seen an experienced the Notre Dame open up about their past experiences of visiting the landmark.
James Fields Jr. pleaded guilty to 29 of 30 charges related to the Charlottesville 'Unite The Right' rally that took place Aug. 12, 2017.
Last week students in the Women in Politics class organized several events to create awareness within the JMU community about Women's History Month.
Students conducted a 25-page case study that looks into how banks in the area benefit from the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
The United Methodist Church announced it will further prohibit same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy members.
JMU's chemistry and biochemistry departments have had individuals win the Cottrell scholarship award over the past two years.
The use of blackface has decreased over time but because of recent events, the controversy of the gesture's racist past has become a focus during black history month.
Paul Jennings, an African-American enslaved by James Madison, will have a dorm named after him that'll open fall 2019.
JMU is the first university BRMi has partnered with in the country. The course focuses on how people can incorporate robots in their every day lives.
As a result of the 35-day government shutdown, February SNAP benefits were released to recipients mid-January and workers are concerned if they'll last.
Students Against Sexual Violence hosted a comment-writing party to educate students on the proposed changes to Title IX and help students respond to them.
The Equal Rights Amendment is moving to the House of Delegates in Virginia, and the Harrisonburg City Council is showing its support for the amendment.
Since the nation's History degrees have dropped severely since the economic collapse in 2008, JMU has begun strategizing how to increase history majors.
Matt Lohr, a Broadway, Virginia, resident born in Harrisonburg, has been appointed by the Trump administration to a top agricultural position.
An increase in voter turnout was seen at JMU's Convocation Center, as well as other student voter precincts in Harrisonburg.
Members of the National Temporary Protection Status visited JMU on Monday to educate the community about how TPS holders will be affected if its removed.
The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center will face trial in December for alleged abuse of immigrant minors detained at its facilities.
Alan Levinovitz wrote an article for The Washington Post analyzing the case of Brian Wansink and encourages those on the internet to always speculate data.
Last year the "Real Dukes Wear Pink" fundraiser was only a week long. However, this year it's taking place throughout October.
JMU alumni and family of current JMU students have been affected by the evacuations for Hurricane Florence. Over one million people have evacuated.
Since Antle was taken to the U. Va. Medical Center for treatment he’s received support from people all over the country on his "Road to Recovery" Facebook page.
Throughout the semester Boyne will shadow JMU administration, conduct research on JMU’s assessment program and even attend senior leadership meetings.
Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall before the weekend. The storm is expected to affect Harrisonburg and JMU is taking precautions.
Subcommittee within the Inclusion Task Force is in charge of researching JMU's history and analyze how that impacts the university.
Opioid-related overdoses are rising across the U.S. Recently in Harrisonburg, calls for overdose services included laced opioids which has raised concern.
The Virginia House and Senate voted to expand Medicaid, providing health care to 400,000 low-income residents in the state.
Mental health issues are becoming a national concern for firefighters and first responders. Gene Thompson and his wife have created a nonprofit to help.
Rocky Parker, a JMU biology professor, conducts research to control the Burmese Python which is an invasive species wreaking havoc in the Florida Everglades.
Tom Knapp has been a local beekeeper in Harrisonburg for the past seven years and has experienced first hand the harmful effects cold weather has on bees.
Former Sierra Club president and UNC professor Robert Cox discussed environmental change and informed students on how they can make a positive impact.
Following the national trend, more and more cases of credit card theft and fraud are being reported in Harrisonburg. HPD is working to combat the problem.
High school students and others from around the world came together to advocate for gun control at the March For Our Lives rallies Saturday.
Brennan Gilmore was a counter-protestor at the Charlottesville Unite the Right Rally in August 2017. Since, he's received numerous threats and is now suing.
Students from JMU’s Canterbury Episcopal Campus Ministry are giving back this year during spring break through acts of service.
Jenna Stone and Tommy Turpin were friends while students at JMU, and both graduated in 2016. Currently, both are involved with Teach for America.
On Tuesday, Virginia joined other states who are suing the FCC over the repeal of net neutrality rules.
JMU justice studies professor created an organization to help Haiti following the earthquake in 2010.
The #MeToo movement sparked in the end of 2017 following the rise of sexual assault allegations against public figures.
A recently approved bill moving from the House to the Senate would require that those involved in the amateur sports industry report alleged abuse in a more timely manner.
The Virginia Senate recently passed legislation that requires high schools to teach about consent.
Three JMU professors recently conducted research to study mental health and suicidal thoughts on campus.
Many JMU organizations and local centers are holding events to celebrate Black History Month, including the Lucy F. Simms school.
Following last year's Women's March, many people gathered in several cities around the country for the one year anniversary. The event is centered around feminism.
Students from the Catholic Campus Ministries organization at JMU went to Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life protesting abortion.
Hands 4 Others allows students worldwide to make an impact. Part of the organization works to increase the amount of filtered water for Entebbe in Central Uganda.