JMU's Sigma Nu pledge class was involved in the theft of an $8,500 statue.
Numerous members of JMU's faculty are contributing to the 2020 census.
JMU alumni publish book called "Screen Schooled" about research of how screen usage impacts students.
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Living Wage Campaign is attempting to make the living wage a standard.
Located in Staunton, RefillRenew allows residents to minimize their waste by reusing plastic bottles.
With JMU receiving one of the lowest amounts of aid from the state, it has one of the highest comprehensive fees to cover non-academic expenses.
Mashkhal Ibrahim, who's currently facing a hit-and-run charge, failed to reappear in court for a motion to continue following a failed drug test.
Ibrahim appeared in his pretrial Thursday asking for funding for a cell phone expert, which the court ruled in favor of granting the defense an expert witness.
According to JMU's communications director and spokesman, the university being ranked top in Virginia for employment is due to its core curriculum.
With a spike in reported cases of the measles, a JMU professor showcases her studies on infectious diseases to raise awareness about preventative measures.
Dan Myers steps out of his white Ford F-350 and onto the muddy ground just as the morning light begins to illuminate his family’s dairy farm, Walkup Holsteins. In the partially-covered pavilion in front of him, more than 30 pregnant dry cows lay on beds of straw and wood shavings.
Dogs Deserve Better Blue Ridge is a nonprofit that creates fences for dogs so that they won't have to be restricted inside or tied up outside.
Two media arts and design majors assist with the content production of a media platforms that helps those with mental illnesses.
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.
On Tuesday evening Republicans running for the 25th house district visited JMU and answered questions from JMU students and community members.
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.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation that'll go into effect July 1 and will allow for all Virginia schools to have Narcan on campus.
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.
JMU's current enrollment process has caused problems like students not becoming admitted to the classes they need to graduate on time.
Due to the rise of urbanization in the city of Harrisonburg, the city has leaned more democratic over the past couple of years while surrounding areas sway republican.
After having his car towed wrongfully twice, a JMU student decided to hold The Retreat responsible and has proposed potential policy changes for the complex.
Shen Valley Magazine launched its first issue in November and it publishes articles about local dining, sports and even features locals.
JMU's chemistry and biochemistry departments have had individuals win the Cottrell scholarship award over the past two years.
The funding will dedicate $57.5 million in state funding for higher education and a 3 percent pay increase for instructional and administrative faculty.
JMU's Office for the Advancement of Sustainability Energy creates Rural Energy for America program to potentially fund some wind energy in Floyd, Virginia.
In late April, a local man will begin his walk across the Appalachian Trail to raise money for an all-girls school in Kenya.
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.
After two years of research, the city of Harrisonburg and the Green Infrastructure Center have created a plan to increase tree canopy in the area.
Paul Jennings, an African-American enslaved by James Madison, will have a dorm named after him that'll open fall 2019.
The bill was introduced in 2017. Since then the bill has been in committee and revisions are being made to pass it according to Obenshain.
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.
While Virginia Senator proposes bill against the immediate hiring of BoV members, Bolling focuses on his new passion of teaching college students.
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.
Connor Houlihan, 18, of Hernon, was charged with 16 counts of possession of child pornography Dec. 17.
Since the nation's History degrees have dropped severely since the economic collapse in 2008, JMU has begun strategizing how to increase history majors.
Andy Parker, father of Alison Parker, is publishing a book in March to honor his daughter's life and further advocate for gun law reform.
Matt Lohr, a Broadway, Virginia, resident born in Harrisonburg, has been appointed by the Trump administration to a top agricultural position.
With the current farm bill, hemp in Virginia must be authorized for research or commercial purposes. An updated version of the bill would remove it from this list.
An increase in voter turnout was seen at JMU's Convocation Center, as well as other student voter precincts in Harrisonburg.
Originally thought to be built in the 1750s, the Thomas Harrison House wasn't built until closer to 1800, according to research done by JMU.
The disease is spread through saliva or coughing. Those with symptoms are encouraged to isolate themselves to prevent spreading.
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.
With the midterm elections coming up, nominees have answered a few questions to let the JMU community better understand their platforms.
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.
Allison White, a JMU alumna with a degree in political science, is the first transgender person to run for Virginia Beach City Council.
As the November election approaches, JMU College Republicans are working to spread their message and get GOP candidates, like Corey Stewart, elected.