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Being the Change
Killing the death penalty
Scott Surovell ('93) and Doug Ramseur ('93), both political science majors at JMU, reunite as professionals to help end capital punishment in Virginia.
Black representation in comics
JMU Libraries’ collection of vintage Black comic books, a rarity in higher education, is being studied in undergraduate courses.
Parent volunteer helps revamp COVID-19 dashboard
Lee Feinberg worked with the Office of Institutional Research and Tableau to improve the university's acclaimed data visualization tool.
Engaged with Ideas
Tradition lives on
Since its unveiling 10 years ago, Spirit Rock on East Campus has been a canvas on which students creatively, respectfully and artfully express themselves.
Engaged with the World
Relay For Life makes difference in fight against cancer
The JMU chapter is the organization's second-largest in the U.S., and its annual walk is the biggest fundraiser for a philanthropic cause on campus.
Paying it Forward
‘Madison Moment’ spurs generous alumni to support art faculty and staff
Tina ('73) and Phil ('73) Updike established the Beck Faculty Fellowship in honor of her parents, Paul and Lillieanna Beck.
Trench coats and sorority sisters
In an age of protests, some members of the Class of 1970 found more subtle ways to skirt the rules while building lifelong friendships.
She IS from Around Here
While working as a studio photographer, Wendy Maybury ('99) tried standup comedy at an open mic night. Now she has a chart-topping album and her own monthly show in Minneapolis.