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Madison Magazine

Article Title

Fall 2017 Issue

Editor

Publisher

James Madison University

Publication Date

2017

Table of Contents

Finding Her Brave

Jennifer Marshall ('01) transforms her battle with mental illness into triumph Page 30


Not Just a Better Mousetrap

Engineering major's 3‐D printer will do more than print Page 34


'Drawing on the Left'

Art history professor helps bring Ben Shahn exhibition to Duke Hall Gallery Page 38


On the Shoulders of Giants

College of Education Hall of Distinction inducts first class Page 42


The 'Valley Scholars Effect'

Believers join forces to create a bright future for area youth Page 48


Full Frame

James Madison statues regain their luster Page 1


Letters

Readers share their thoughts Page 4


Contributors Page 6

Directions

President Jonathan R. Alger reports on JMU's connection with democracy‐building in Kosovo Page 7


When Divergent Passions Meet

Alex Paullin ('14) combines his love for music and conservation to create a better world Page 48


News & Notes

NIH grant for brain research; Madison Accelerator Laboratory; JMU Debate wins Madison Cup; giving to university tops $18 million for third consecutive year Page 8


Women for Madison

Participants share the excitement of the 2017 Women for Madison Summit Page 10


By the Numbers

Class of 2016 post graduation success Page 12


Supply, demand and opportunity

College of Business graduate David Vaughn ('17), a finance major, champions investment in the COB Learning Complex Page 13


Faculty Voices

JMU professors offer perspectives on topics of interest Page 15


JMU Nation

Teams and individuals continue JMU's impressive accomplishments Page 16


Bright Lights

University Engagement Fellows Xavia Gary ('15), Madeleine Ross (''6) and Claudia Salvador ('15M) set the bar high Page 20


Alumni News

Highlights from The Big Event; Alumni Association President Heather Hedrick ('00) recaps the spring season of events; distinguished alumni contributors Page 50


Bluestone Reunions

Members of the Classes of 1967, 1962, 1957, 1952, 1947 and 1942 return to campus Page 54


Class Notes

Updates from JMU alumni; Future Dukes; Celebrations Page 57


Pearl Scott Almond ('30)

Alumna celebrates her 108th birthday Page 59


Picture This

ISAT mural connects arts and STEM Page 64


Honoring educators

Cornelius Heatwolle and four others inducted in the College of Education's new Hall of Distinction Page 42


Not just a better mousetrap

Richard Xiu's 3‐D printer does more than print Page 34


JMU Engagment Fellows

Young alumni demonstrate the factes of engagment Page 20


Women for Madison

Summit offers new impetus for commitment to JMU Page 10


A Schor thing

Quarterback Bryan Schor and the re‐emergence of JMU football Page 16


Material Type

Full Issue

Volume

40

Issue

3

Pages

70

Abstract

Madison is an official publication of James Madison University and is produced by the Division of University Advancement for alumni, parents of JMU students, faculty, staff and friends of JMU.

Editorial office: JMU, 127 W. Bruce St., MSC 3610, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

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