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Why Two Universities Won’t Change Their Slavery-Linked Names

| June 23, 2020 James Madison University president Jonathan R. Alger said he is making a “strong recommendati Read more

James Madison University Poet Receives Nomination for NAACP Image Award

by | January 17, 2020
Dr. Lauren K. Alleyne, an associate professor of English at James Madison University, has been [...] Read more

Furious Flower Poetry Center Celebrating 25 Years

by B. Denise Hawkins | November 8, 2019
In September 1994, if you were a Black poet or needed assurance that Black poetry and its write [...] Read more

James Madison University Sets $12 Minimum Wage

by | July 8, 2019
James Madison University has adopted a living wage for its full-time employees, setting a $12 p [...] Read more

James Madison Honors Enslaved Black Servant in Naming of New Residence Hall

by | February 11, 2019
James Madison University has unveiled the new name for a student dormitory in honor of Paul Jen [...] Read more

Professor’s Research Rejects Stereotypes of Black Women Athletes

by Pearl Stewart | April 5, 2018
Dr. Tomika Ferguson recalls the words that were the genesis of her ongoing research on women of [...] Read more

Gathering Addresses Sexual Misconduct, Title IX Solutions

by | March 22, 2018
Higher education leaders and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights recent [...] Read more

Mumps Confirmed at Virginia Commonwealth University

by Associated Press | March 14, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. — Authorities say there’s a confirmed case of mumps at Virginia Commonwea [...] Read more

AAC&U Annual Meeting Addresses Evolving Role of Higher Education

by | January 25, 2018
Education leaders gathered at the 104th annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges [...] Read more

Scholars Find Solidarity at MLA Convention

by Lois Elfman | January 7, 2018
Invigorated by animated discussions about research, teaching, literature, linguistics and caree [...] Read more

Virginia Students Taking Courses on Drones Help Communities

| December 5, 2016
NORFOLK, Va. — University students in Virginia have been using drones to help solve community [...] Read more