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PHOTO: JMU Students volunteeringStudents Volunteer Medical Assistance in Rural Areas

November 16, 2015

This semester students traveled to RAM sites in Grundy and Lee County, VA. as a part of Social Work 314: Rural Health, a course facilitated by Dr. Laura Hunt Trull.

PHOTO:Alex Saal teachingA Graduate Studying Abroad

November 10, 2015

Alex Saal '15 shares her experiences working in Ecuador with Manna Project International for a year as a program director.

PHOTO: Hall and Allain

Dr. Michael Hall Receives Emeriti Legacy Grant

November 10, 2015

This year, the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) was chosen to award one of their outstanding faculty members the Faculty Emeriti Legacy Grant.

PHOTO: World Police and Fire Games Athletic Training Alumnae Volunteer at the World Police and Fire Games

October 27, 2015

Athletic training alumnae Nancy Burke '73 and Alicia Doran '15 were among the volunteers at this summer's World Police and Fire Games.

PHOTO: Bridge in SevilleLearning Alongside Students in Spain

October 27, 2015

Imagine traveling to a foreign land, unaware of cultural traditions, only to find all businesses and restaurants abruptly closed in the middle of the day. Other than fellow tourists, no one is walking the streets but you.

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.

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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Department Head The College of Health and Behavioral Studies encourages the exploration of our personal, social  and institutional wellbeing, recognizing how urgently the scholarship of today must inform the practices of tomorrow.  More >

Announcements & Important Dates

  • November 23-27
    Thanksgiving break – no classes held
  • December 14 - 18
    Final examinations
  • Saturday, December 19
  • JMU Prediabetes Research Study
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