Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Samantha believed things would be easier with her latest promotion, but they weren’t. Things were actually worse. The increase in income helped but the demands of her job meant less time for her family. Her high standards which contributed greatly to her success now impeded her both at work and home. Disappointed about her performance,… Read More Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Detours On Life’s Road R.E. Wagner I once read a few lines from writer Matthew E. Fryer who wrote that, “With every ending, a new beginning is defined.” It’s a quote that I’ve found pretty applicable to my life since graduating from James Madison back in 2012. Because if there’s one thing I’ve learned since… Read More Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Russ Reeder – Why is Apathy Acceptable | Madison Vision Lecture

A lecture series which honors James Madison’s conviction that cultivating an informed and educated citizenry is essential to the health of our republican democracy. The series brings scholars, thinkers and leaders of all kinds to campus for lively explorations of issues facing our society. We hope you’ll enjoy this recorded lecture from this series. Supported… Read More Russ Reeder – Why is Apathy Acceptable | Madison Vision Lecture

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE

“What do you do for a living?” might be the second-most frequently asked question, after your name. If it weren’t so commonplace, it might be considered odd and perhaps a little rude. But given the emphasis that society places on our career choice, it’s no wonder many think their job title defines who they are.… Read More 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE

Alumni Feature- Dina Manco (’16) | FINDING OPPORTUNITY ON A PATH LESS TRAVELED

1,875 hours of service, 273 days and four disasters later– it feels like I’ve done it all. But at the same time, it feels as though my path to being an engaged citizen has just begun. Upon graduation from JMU, I decided to serve with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)… Read More Alumni Feature- Dina Manco (’16) | FINDING OPPORTUNITY ON A PATH LESS TRAVELED