About James Madison University

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.

Alternative Break Program

Students Serve Others through Alternative Spring Break 2014

Almost 300 JMU students embarked on 30 alternative spring break trips around the country and world this year. The students spent the week servicing others in their destination community while staying focused on teamwork and reflection within their group. Students practiced living simply and were ...

6 days ago
Achievement

JMU students participate in undergraduate research conference

A number of James Madison University students recently participated in the fourth annual MAD-RUSH undergraduate research conference.

6 days ago
Leadership

Chesterfield resident named Virginia Nursing Student of the Year

Suzanne Beeckler, a senior nursing student at James Madison University, was named the Virginia Nursing Student Association's Nursing Student of the Year.

20 days ago
Leadership

JMU Students Participate in LeadershipU

155 JMU students recently participated in LeadershipU, a one-day conference that helps to equip new and current student leaders with skills to prepare them to better lead their organizations.

about 1 month ago
Leadership

Woodbridge resident elected to student leadership position in the American Occupational Therapy Association

Woodbridge resident elected to student leadership position in the American Occupational Therapy Association

about 1 month ago