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JMU Engages Declassified Documents

It was just all the stars coming into alignment, with the CIA releasing the documents and being interested in having scholars take a look at them,” said Walton. “It’s just a match made in heaven for the engaged university.

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PHOTO: Carole NashDouble Duke Carole Nash Makes her Mark at JMU

January 18, 2015

Dr. Carole Nash is an assistant professor in the Integrated Science and Technology department. She focuses on environmental and cultural change in her teaching, and is an archaeological specialist.

PHOTO: Dr. WaltonFormer CIA Agent Turns to Classroom

January 14, 2015

Walton brought his expertise to JMU, where he now wants to teach his students to be good problem-solvers. ”My job is to educate students on what the job is really like. Make sure they understand what the chances of them getting a job are,” he said.

PHOTO:JMU StudentsCISE Teams with MillerCoors

January 6, 2015

The ISAT and Engineering Departments have worked with MillerCoors through student internships and capstone projects that promote energy savings, while giving students experience with a real-world client.

PHOTO: Zack BortolotBeing the Change on the Other Side of the Globe

December 2, 2014

ISAT Geographic Science professor, Zack Bortolot finds a unique way to aid those in need in Cambodia.

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Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Kathryn de Ridder-Vignone

November 7, 2014

This fall, the James Madison University Department of Integrated Science and Technology welcomes Dr. Kathryn de Ridder-Vignone. Vignone brings a new focus to science technology studies.


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Department HeadWelcome to the Department of Integrated Science and Technology! Our students and faculty study the application of a broad range of sciences and technologies to problems of current societal importance. We focus not only on the technical issues but also on how to ensure that these solutions will be embraced by society. More >