Table of Contents
Remembering Ronald E. Carrier
One of the country's most dynamic and effective college administrators, Carrier catapulted JMU to prominence during his 27‐year presidency (1971‐98) and left his mark on a grateful campus community. Page 30
A Candid Conversation with Linwood H. Rose
Former president reflects on what made Carrier great Page 43
Our 'Uncle Ron'
Members of the Madison family pay their respects to Carrier Page 46
The Next Big Idea?
Enterprising spirit pervades JMU Page 38
To Catch a Snake
Student researchers help tackle Florida's python problem Page 52
Continuum of Care
Nursing graduate leading community effort to keep chronic patients out of ER Page 56
Art and Everything Else
Professor Kathy Schwartz champions the role of art education in a visual world Page 60
ESPN's College GameDay returns to JMU's Quad for live broadcast Page 1
Carrier tributes Page 4
Contributors Page 6
President Jonathan R. Alger reports on JMU's work with Growth4VA campaign Page 7
News & Notes
COB teams master final Google Online Marketing Challenge; Goldberg leads civic engagement center; ISAT students win NOAA science contest; David Ehrenpreis' new book highlights Harrisonburg's storied past; X‐Labs recognized with Virginia technology award Page 8
JMU professors offer perspectives on topics of the day Page 11
Envision the future
COB to get a new look Page 12
Pulling up on his own bootstraps
JMU senior Michael Johnson takes on the challenge of the nursing program and ROTC Page 18
New Union Bank & Trust Center to open in 2020 Page 20
JMU senior Dylan Russell puts his skills to work in internships in London, D.C.; Najeeha Khan ('17) and Kayla Barker ('17) put civic engagement into practice in hometown Page 26
Highlights from Homecoming; new Alumni Association directors; President Heather Hedrick ('00) outlines the benefits of Madison Network Page 64
Paul Spraggs ('78) helps JMU students 'engineer' career success Page 68
Ride with JMU Pride
JMU license plates support student scholarships Page 70
Updates from JMU alumni; Future Dukes; Celebrations Page 72
A mural celebrating unity graces the Center for Global Engagement's new home in Madison Hall Page 80
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"Winter 2018 Issue,"
Madison Magazine: Vol. 41
, Article 1.
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