Madison Magazine

Article Title

Fall 2008 Issue



James Madison University

Publication Date


Table of Contents

A Q&A with Linwood H. Rose

President Linwood H. Rose talks about change, collaboration and how JMU addresses the "big issues." These combined efforts help make James Madison University a vibrant institution committed to the betterment of students and society. Page 14

The bridge that Community Service‐Learning built

Community Service‐Learning celebrates its 20th anniversary embracing the community as a full partner in learning. CS‐L entwines the Madison Experience with the greater community, transforms students into enlightened citizens and puts world‐changing opportunities within the grasp of alumni and students. Page 30

Hidden treasures in the IIHHS

A legacy of the late, beloved JMU Director of Nursing and CISAT Associate Dean Vida Huber, the Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services is an alliance of organizations and JMU programs offering community‐based research opportunities and student learning experiences. IIHHS takes the classroom into the community. Page 36

Full Frame

Artful outreach to area youth Page 1


Your Letters Page 4

Contributors Page 6


JMU President Linwood H. Rose on engaging with society. Page 7

Community Service‐Learning is 20

Hundreds of students, like these helping in the lingering aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, include Community Service‐Learning as part of their Madison Experience. CS‐L embraces the world community as a learning partner. Page 30


Wells Planetarium reopens, recapping the Madison Century campaign, JMU assists in Montpelier restoration, marketing students tops in Google contest, arboretum dedicates new education building, and more Page 8

By the Numbers

Who is No. 1? Who's No. 4? What's No. 5? How about 19, HR1051 and 1958? Page 11


Stay connected to Madison with headlines and highlights from newsletters, radio, TV and the Web Page 13

Special Report

Freshman Move‐in Days: Federalist 10 and "social harmony" Page 17

Dukes Turf

Curt Dudley on the Diamond Dukes' first CAA title and the fall TV lineup of football and soccer Page 19

Picture This

The Gandhi Center shares the message of peace through its first nonviolence summer camp for area youth Page 21


The College of Education and the School of Art and Art History make community outreach and engagement an art form Page 22

Bright Lights

Alumni volunteer Mike Keown ('05), Fulbright Scholar Brian Augustine and Broadway veteran Michael Minarik ('00) Page 26

Be the Change

Disaster and rebirth how one alumna helps others adorn the face of change with beauty Page 43


Professors tackle science's most famous equation Page 45

Professors You Love

History professor Clive Hallman's positive impact Page 47

Mixed Media

Books by alumni and professors: The Case of the Pitcher's Pendant: A Billibub Baddings Mystery, Deadly Exchange, Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon on 9/11, The Gulf Stream, and Infernal Device: Machinery of Torture and Execution Page 48


Alumni Volunteer Weekend, Away‐Game Tailgates, board members recognized, 2008 Bluestone Reunion Weekend, the Madison Cup and more Page 49

My Madison

Sisteners since the '70s: Sisters for life Page 51

Class Notes

News from alumni and highlights on Anita Kass ('00) and Kim McCray ('06) Page 56

Artful outreach

The College of Education shows off a unique community influence on the walls inside Memorial Hall. Page 22

Be the Change

Gladys Lisanby ('49) rallies Gulf Coast women artists to write about their Hurricane Katrina experiences. Page 43

Mike Keown ('05)

is helping expand the NYC Metro Dukes alumni group to reach alumni of all ages. Page 26


A chemistry professor and a physics professor explain: Knowing why is more fun than knowing that. Page 45

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Full Issue








Madison is an official publication of James Madison University and is produced quarterly for alumni, parents of JMU students, faculty and staff members, and friends of the university. It is produced by the Division of University Advancement. Editorial and advertising offices: JMU, MSC 3610, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.



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