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After Brussels Attack, Colleges Reach Out To Students Studying Abroad

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.22.2016 | World

Following Tuesday's deadly explosions in Brussels, major American universities with study abroad programs scrambled to locate students who are current...

A 20-Year Journey to Gratitude, Love and Resilience -- How My Mother's Murder Made Me a Better Man

John-Michael Knowles | Posted 03.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
John-Michael Knowles

Through no fault of our own, my siblings and I became instant victims of domestic violence. In a flash, we'd been robbed of our childhood and were living out a sordid soap opera. A single shot leaving a hole in our family, that could never be filled, nor replaced.

Biking from the Park to the Job

Write for the Future | Posted 12.04.2016 | College
Write for the Future

by Christopher Lassiter The first moment on the job deceives me. I glance around the deserted High Gear Cyclery shop, wondering if keeping myself ...

The Subsidy Gap

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.25.2015 | Sports

James Madison University’s football team is on a roll....

Inspiring American Citizenship: Franklin Project Call to Action

Drew Stelljes | Posted 10.12.2016 | College
Drew Stelljes

Colleges and universities can help prepare citizens for the challenges and opportunities related to working in their community by developing new programs and structures that meet their civic-minded vision and mission.

Frat Guide Includes Freshman Hotness Scale To 'Get You Guys Laid'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.01.2015 | College

The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at James Madison University is under fire after a member passed out a recruitment guide that encouraged would-be pledge...

Tyler Kingkade

JMU Sued For Punishing Sexual Assault With 'Expulsion After Graduation' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.09.2015 | College

James Madison University faces a federal lawsuit due to its unusual punishment of "expulsion after graduation" for three students it deemed to have se...

American Sniper: Students Debate Film's Quality and Impact

Dan Reimold | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

Amid the debates and staggeringly strong ticket sales, student journalists nationwide are weighing in with their own reviews of American Sniper and commentaries on its political and cultural significance.

Anti-Gay Preacher's Message Of Hate Drowned Out By Students' Hymn About Love

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

On Tuesday and Wednesday, a controversial Christian preacher appeared on the campus of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and accordi...

Tyler Kingkade

Students Are Outraged Over Unusual Punishment For Filmed Sexual Assault | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.20.2014 | College

Students and alumni from James Madison University are petitioning the Virginia school to reform its policies punishing sexual assault. JMU punishe...

Tyler Kingkade

Frat Brothers Who Filmed Themselves In Sexual Assault Expelled 'After Graduation' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.26.2014 | College

James Madison University punished three fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student and sharing their video of the attack by banning t...

It's Time To Evict Big-Time Sports From American Higher Education

Slate | Alan Levinovitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

James Madison University, my current employer, recently commissioned an “overall strategic plan” for its athletics program. Revealed to the public...

The Trouble With Title IX And Quotas

Sabrina Schaeffer | Posted 03.19.2012 | Women
Sabrina Schaeffer

The problem with anti-discrimination legislation like Title IX is not with its intentions. The trouble is that the goal posts keep moving

The 10 Best Dining Halls

Posted 10.10.2011 | College

Are you hungry yet? Princeton Review recently named the colleges with the best campus food. Wheaton College in Illinois topped the list, followed b...

Search Intensifies For Missing Pregnant College Student

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Police on Wednesday intensified search efforts for Bethany Anne Decker, a young woman from Virginia last seen and heard from at the end of January. D...

Tech Transfers: Turn-Offs or Start-Ups?

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

This December marks the 30th anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act which in effect gave birth to the idea of tech transfer.

Colleges Ramp Up Anti-Binge Drinking Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

James Madison and Wake Forest University are cracking down on underage and binge drinking. Both schools have initiated a broad effort to rein in drin...

College Media Censorship: Year in Review

Dan Reimold | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Reimold

College media censorship has a lot in common with Mystique. The mutant supervillain associated with the X-Men is best known for her duplicitous shape-shifting aimed at doing harm.

JMU Newsroom RAID: Police Seize Riot Photographs

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Following a widespread campus riot last weekend, James Madison University's newspaper, The Breeze, became the subject of intense police scrutiny. Why...

Search Warrant Served on Student Newsroom Violates Federal Law

Adam Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Goldstein

The net result of searches like this is that more crimes will go unpunished because people with the information that could bring those crimes to light will never come forward to the media.

James Madison U Block Party Turns Into A Riot, 30 Arrested

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Spring is in the air. But for students at James Madison University, there's now also a hint of tear gas. This Saturday at JMU, the school's annual Sp...

James Madison University's Paper To Receive $10,000 From VA Over Stolen Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The student newspaper at James Madison University will be reimbursed $10,000 in legal fees from the state of Virginia after police raided their newsro...

Meet Kimberly Duvall-Early, America's Top Professor

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

At the front of a steep lecture hall, beneath two broad projection screens, Kimberly DuVall-Early was teaching 100 tightly wound college students how ...

Snooki Brings Fist Pumps, Poofs To JMU | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If the extra security guards didn't demonstrate enough how momentous Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's appearance Wednesday night was, the excited chatter and...

Snooki College Event Sparks Racist Uproar

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When James Madison University started a Facebook page to promote the appearance of Jersey Shore's Snooki on campus March 3, they had no idea the dimin...