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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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Bridging Theory and Practice in Diversity in Elementary Education: Ethical Reasoning and the 8KQ

When I came to JMU in 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Early, Elementary, and Reading Education Department, I was immediately drawn to Ethical Reasoning in Action. I had recently found a book of cases that matched perfectly with … Continue reading

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JMU Competed in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

This past weekend eight JMU students along with their two coaches, Dr. Joe Derby, College of Business, and Scott Ingram, Ethical Reasoning Engagement Fellow, traveled up to Marist College in New York to compete in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Northeastern … Continue reading

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Using Plays to Discuss Ethical Reasoning

Every year the School of Theatre and Dance at James Madison University gathers a team of approximately 14 people to serve on the Season Selection Committee (SSC). This super group of students and faculty assemble bi-weekly to take on one of … Continue reading

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A “Wicked” Proposal

Friends, how have we already turned a corner into November? Fall, with all the trappings of Homecoming, Halloweekend, Voter Registration, and so much more, has flown by just as the Birds zooming across campus. From where I sit, my students … Continue reading

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