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James Madison University is a public university situated in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It was founded as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg in 1908. In 1914, the name was changed to the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg. In 1924, it was renamed yet again to State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, and in 1938, it was named Madison College after James Madison, the fourth president of the United States. In 1976 it was renamed to its current name, James Madison University.
  • Be the Change

    Presents personality profiles of active global movers, people nominated for their achievement in community service and the advocacy for change.

  • Centennial Celebration

    Details of the celebration's activities, exhibits, and other features. With an events calendar.

  • Honors Program

    List and details of the courses offered, student admission details, related news, and information for faculty and alumni. With an Honors Program Handbook.

  • The Human Community

    General education and core academic program of JMU - an academic prerequisite for all students to take and pass.

  • James Madison University

    Academic programs, administration, admissions, calendars, and faculty resources.

  • JMU Campus Map

    Interactive cartographic presentation of the physical James Madison University campus.

  • JMU Sports

    Athletics website of James Madison University. Provides a variety of reports, schedules, links, and information for campus sports enthusiasts.

  • Madicon 15

    Science fiction and fantasy convention hosted by the College Center of James Madison University.

  • The Madison Campaign

    Comprehensive capital campaign established to improve JMU facilities, provide endowment for presidential initiatives and student success, and to foster teaching excellence.

  • Omicron Delta Kappa

    National leadership honor society for college students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni.

  • Online JMU Bookstore

    Web-based store offers a variety of the books, educational resources, and computer resources for online purchase.

  • Technical and Scientific Communication

    Offering selections of programs designed to address new and emerging academic needs and fields.

  • University Program Board

    Organization of students providing JMU with educational, cultural and entertainment programs and services.

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