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PHOTO:Gleason and studentNursing Professor, Student Assist Special Needs Camp

September 29, 2015

JMU nursing student Alina Murphy and Assistant Nursing Professor Deborah Gleason were medical volunteers at Camp Holiday Trails.

PHOTO: JMU student working with child

Hope For Autism

Sep 7, 2015

Area families discover innovative treatment programs and a network of support at JMU.

PHOTO: PierOffering Hope for the Future

September 28, 2015

This past summer, JMU Social Work student Bryanna Sniadecki received a scholarship to participate in Group Work Camp at George Williams College.

PHOTO:Haley and Hrold LiptonA Social Work Pioneer with Connections

September 22, 2015

JMU student, Haley Lipton follows her grandfather, Harold Lipton into Social Work field. Lipton has been recognized as a professional pioneer by NASW .

PHOTO: Turning Torso

How a Study Abroad Trip Unlocked the Secrets to Happiness

Sept. 3, 2015

Psychology major Andrew Carnes joined associate professor Dr. Jaime Kurtz and other students on a research trip to Scandanavia.

PHOTO: The Changing Activity, Substance Use and Health (CASH) lab

Lab Offers Subjects Cash to Stick With Treatment

June 5, 2015

The Changing Activity, Substance Use and Health (CASH) lab employs contingency management, in which participants receive a series of rewards for adhering to a treatment program.

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Dr. Allen Lewis Discusses Race and Cultural Bias in Book

May 27, 2015

Lewis was interviewed on NPR’s talk show With Good Reason, discussing topics from his new book We Are All Racists: The Truth about Cultural Bias.

PHOTO: JMU Team at HackfestStudents Design Caregiver Tech at Hackfest

May 13, 2015

The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving’s recently hosted a ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Hackfest in Richmond attended by a JMU team.

Graduate programs including Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), Nursing, Occupational Therapy (OT), and Physician's Assistant (PA) joined together to host the Virtual Interprofessional Clinic in the virtual reality platform SecondLife last year.

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