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James Madison University offers each student a future of significance — not an education of mere prestige, but an extraordinary education of exceptional scholarship, inventive thinking, unparalleled attention to the world community, a university-wide enthusiasm for teaching, and a commitment to student success.


JMU Recognizes 2015-16 Student-Athletes

James Madison University is pleased to acknowledge its over 400 student-athletes who work hard in the classroom and represent the university across all of its athletics venues.

2 months ago

JMU senior earns Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for future graduate study abroad

James Madison University senior Claire Elverum of Chesapeake, Virginia, has earned a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship to help fund her pursuit of a master's degree in economic development following graduation from JMU next spring.

3 months ago

James Madison University welcomes the class of 2019

James Madison University is excited to welcome the class of 2019 to campus this month. The incoming freshman class represents an accomplished, diverse group of individuals who hail from more than 30 states, the District of Columbia and more than 30 countries around the world.

3 months ago

Vienna's Crandall receives scholarship from NOAA

Amanda Crandall, a junior from Vienna, has received an Ernest F. Hollings scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

4 months ago

JMU student Baxter is Governor's Fellow

Ian Baxter of Richmond, Virginia, a James Madison University political science major, is one of 34 participants in the 2015 Governor's Fellows Program in Virginia.

6 months ago