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Students volunteer at border

Social work students and faculty travel to U.S.-Mexico border for community service learning.

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PHOTO: Kin100

Wheelchair Basketball Skills

Paralympic athletes visited KIN 100 classes to teach wheelchair basketball skills and educate students about disability sport.

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PHOTO: Stephanie Pasewaldt

Healthy Hygiene Spirit Week

Health sciences major Stephanie Pasewaldt completed her Honors College capstone project at schools in Uganda and Kenya.

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PHOTO: Julie Sanford

JMU School of Nursing director testifies before Congress

July 12, 2018

Julie Sanford testified before the U.S. Senate on the growing shortage of healthcare professionals in rural areas and potential solutions to fill this critical, national need.

PHOTO: Commencement Speaker

Social Work student chosen as student speaker for commencement

May 1, 2018

“I’m just so endlessly grateful to be here and to be part of this community—and to be able to hopefully contribute to the university as student speaker is the biggest honor.”

PHOTO: Ken Barron

Barron reflects on leading JMU's psychology learning community

April 27, 2018

When Kenn Barron founded the JMU Psychology Learning Community (PLC) in fall of 2002, there was a university-wide initiative to develop innovative engaged learning opportunities for students.

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