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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. Its just a match made in heaven for the engaged university.

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PHOTO:JMU StudentsPromoting Sustainable Energy for Kids

January 30, 2015

JMUs Center for Wind Energy has hosted KidWind challenges for the past three years with the help of the generous donations from Dominion Virginia Power and plans to host the KidWind Eastern Finals later this year.

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Geospatial Program Named 2015 Programs That Work Awardee

January 29, 2015

In January, the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition selected the Geospatial Semester as one of the 2015 Programs That Work awardees. The Geospatial Semester is a program in which Virginia high schools partner with the Integrated Science and Technology Department at JMU.

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.


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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 >