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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.

PHOTO:Dr. Allen Lewis

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.

PHOTO: JMU student volunteersJMU Hosts Ability Olympics

May 12, 2015

On April 17th and 18th JMU faculty, students and families from all around Virginia gathered to participate in the second annual Ability Olympics.

PHOTO:children in classroomAlumna Excels in Public Service

May 12, 2015

Social work alumna Danielle Pack McCarthy has received the R. Ann Myers Distinguished Social Work Alumni Award.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) hosted the Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater for a weeklong residency and performance opportunity.

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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

  • Friday, August 28
    College of Health and Behavioral Studies Opening Faculty Meeting
    1:00 – 3:30 (lunch at 1:00)
    Festival Ballroom
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  • Monday, August 31
    Fall Semester Begins
  • November 23-27
    Thanksgiving break – no classes held
  • December 14 - 18
    Final examinations
  • Saturday, December 19
    Commencement
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