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PHOTO: Maci Letsky

An internship helping children on the autism spectrum

April 19, 2019

Senior CSD major Maci Letsky completed immersive internships during two consecutive summers with Massachusetts General Hospital Aspire, a pediatric specialty program for children on the autism spectrum.

PHOTO: Paint Team

CCN: a canvas of intergenerational caring

March 19, 2019

Students who participate in the Caregivers Community Network – a collaboration between Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) and JMU  - are finding that art is a fun way to ‘connect, create, and contribute.’

PHOTO: Tim Howley in classroom

Students create healthcare podcasts

March 13, 2019

Sometimes professors will assign final projects instead of giving exams. For health sciences professor Tim Howley, that project was to present research comparing the U.S. healthcare system to one from another country using podcasts as the presentation tool.