Category Archives: Guest Blog

Using #8KQ as student staff

Transfer students only make up a portion of JMU students. The stats tell me we enrolled 739 transfers this past fall. Comparing that to our incoming first-year student class of 4,541, they are a small percentage (almost 14%) of our … Continue reading

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Becoming Our Ideal Self: Paul Jennings Hall

In President Alger’s February update, he publicly shared our university’s intentions to name the newest residence hall after Paul Jennings, a man who lived the vast majority of his life enslaved to James and Dolley Madison. This decisive act in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Should Some Animals Have Some Rights Under the Law?: Using the 8 Key Questions to Decide

This guest post was written by Dr. Jennifer Byrne, associate professor at James Madison University. The issue of granting animals rights under the law has been particularly salient world-wide in the past few years. For example, Spain has granted personhood … Continue reading

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