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Fall 2020 semester update

I’d like to share with you the changes that Academic Affairs, in collaboration with our campus partners, has made to the fall 2020 class schedule.

JMU neuroscientist receives $1 million for autism research

George Vidal, an assistant professor of biology, has received $1 million from the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to research an autism risk gene.

Governor appoints two new members to university governing board

Christopher Falcon, a lawyer from Northern Virginia, and John Lynch, a lawyer from Norfolk, have been appointed by Gov. Ralph Northam to the JMU Board of Visitors.

Professor has advice for navigating summer vacation during pandemic

For people down about having to scrap or alter summer vacation plans, professor Jaime Kurtz has some advice that could help soothe the blues.

Fall 2020 Update

As the Commonwealth of Virginia begins to reopen, it’s important that we update you on the specific contingency plans to support the reopening of the campus.

Gus Bus to motor through summer with online reading program

The Gus Bus will continue promoting reading online this summer by offering programming Monday through Thursday from mid-June through July.

Virtual Town Halls on racial injustice set for the JMU community

Town Halls for the JMU community are scheduled on June 3, 4 and 11 to better understand and address racial injustice and inequities.

Return to office guidance

This correspondence is to provide you with important guidance as the Commonwealth of Virginia begins to reopen and as JMU prepares for Fall 2020.

Building a better tomorrow together

I write today with a heavy heart, deeply saddened and disturbed by the recent incidents of hatred and senseless acts of violence.

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