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PHOTO: Michele KieltyNursing Students Study Abroad in Spain

October 27, 2014

For three and a half weeks, 11 students, consisting of mostly nursing students, studied abroad in the beautiful northeastern coastal city of Tarragona, Spain.

PHOTO: Allen Lewis

Health Sciences Department Welcomes Dr. Allen Lewis

October 21, 2014

This year, JMU welcomed Dr. Allen Lewis as the new Department Head of Health Sciences.

PHOTO: Cuban hotel

Cindy Hunter, Social Work Professor, Travels to Cuba

October 10, 2014

Cindy Hunter spent 10 days in Havana, Cuba participatingin social work education research as well as exploring potential partnerships.

PHOTO: BJ Bryson with award

Psychology Major Receives Stipend for Harvard Research

October 10, 2014

Christopher Deitrick, a senior psychology major spent a summer at Harvard exploring Construal Level Theory.

PHOTO:DADTWriter of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Visits JMU Psychology Students

October 6, 2014

Colonel Gary Packard, Ph.D. gave a lecture entitled “Gays in the Military: Why the All-Volunteer Force Didn’t ‘Break’ with the Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don't Tell.’”

In May, a combined group of athletic training and sport and recreation management students ventured to Ireland to participate in the Sport Management, Medicine and Culture program. This was the first year it was taught in Ireland; in the past, the program traveled to Australia.

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