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Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin is Awarded Fulbright Grant to India

September 17, 2014

Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin, assistant nursing professor, became one of the first professors from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies to receive a Fulbright grant to teach in India.

PHOTO: John Harper

Education from Experience: Social Work in the Classroom

May 9, 2014

After graduating with a degree in Social Work, John Harper will be teaching underprivileged and underserved youth in Alabama through Teach for America.


College of Health and Behavioral Studies Outstanding Graduates

May 6, 2014

Congratulations and best wishes to all our graduates!


A Well-Rounded Degree

May 6, 2014

As the Department of Nursing says goodbye to their first graduating cohort from the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program, they are also looking towards the future of this dynamic and well-rounded degree.

PHOTO: Matt Lee

Psych Professor Wins Diversity Award

May 2, 2014

JMU professor Dr. Matthew Lee was recognized for his achievements by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine, as an Emerging Scholar.

Brandon Gallo had only two months to prepare for his trip to Nicaragua.  Equipped with a passport, and knowledge gained from his health sciences classes, he was ready to embark on a trip of a lifetime.

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