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PHOTO: New Building

HBS building grand opening

A Grand Opening for the new Health and Behavioral Studies Building was held on November 11.

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PHOTO: SW students and faculty attend conference

JMU social work helps host Rally in the Valley

JMU along with the social work departments from Eastern Mennonite University, Mary Baldwin and George Mason University hosted the 2016 Rally In the Valley in October.

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PHOTO: Logotherapy Conference

Service as a pathway to meaning in life

Students research how service contributes to a sense of purpose.

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PHOTO: brain scan

Psychology students visit Sentara RMH

January 11, 2017

Neuroscience students visit Sentara RMH Medical Center's department of radiology to see a magnetic resonance image (MRI) scan of the brain and spinal cord.

PHOTO: JMU SW students

Addressing aging

December 9, 2016

The Department of Social Work, in partnership with the community organization ElderAlliance, Inc., hosted The State of the Older Adult: The Time is Now.

PHOTO:Nancy Poe and LaShawn Spencer in Washington, DC

Social Work participates in Women's March

February 21, 2017

25 students and two faculty members from the social work department boarded a bus at 6 a.m. on January 21. Headed for Washington, D.C., these future social workers jumped at the chance to participate in the Women’s March on Washington.

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    Spring Break
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    Commencement Ceremonies