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Featured Story Valedictorian Inspires Women in Tech

Each year, the James Madison Faculty Senate awards the honor of Valedictorian to the student who has achieved the highest grade point average during their time at JMU. More than grades, however, the Valedictorian is also a student that demonstrates the highest values of a talented, hardworking scholar. The College of Integrated Science and Engineering is pleased to announce computer science major Melissa Von Wald as JMU's 2014 Valedictorian.

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PHOTO: CISE FlagUndergrad Researchers Carve Mathematics Out of Wood

July 29, 2014

It takes just 10 cuts to turn a rectangular block of wood into a working set of pliers. Describing how that works mathematically turned out to be the real challenge for five JMU students.

PHOTO: Dr. Farzana RahmanChanging Lives With Mobile Technology

July 7, 2014

As technology continues to evolve, the field of computer science has constantly changed alongside it. One of JMU's newest CS Professors, Dr. Farzana Rahman works to develop health and wellness apps for smartphones.

PHOTO: JMU Students confer(Madison) Engineers Without Borders

June 30, 2014

The Department of Engineering is pleased to announce their new chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA), an international non-profit organization.

PHOTO: Joe Bannister confers with Dr. Louise Temple in the biotechnology labSophomore Biotech Major Lands Internship at NIH

June 23, 2014

How does a bike-riding, snowboard-toting sophomore get offered a summer internship at one of the most prestigious and competitive research agencies in the nation?

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PHOTO: Dr. Bob KolvoordThe College of Integrated Science and Engineering (CISE) is JMU's newest college and we hope you share our excitement in our prospects.  By uniting Computer Science, Engineering, and Integrated Science and Technology, we have assembled some of the Commonwealth's most innovative applied STEM programs in an environment that stresses hands-on learning with a uniquely talented faculty. More >