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Madison Magazine

Article Title

Winter 2018 Issue

Editor

Publication Date

2018

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


Full Frame

ESPN's College GameDay returns to JMU's Quad for live broadcast Page 1


Letters

Carrier tributes Page 4


Contributors Page 6

Directions

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


Faculty Voices

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


JMU Nation

New Union Bank & Trust Center to open in 2020 Page 20


Bright Lights

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


Alumni News

Highlights from Homecoming; new Alumni Association directors; President Heather Hedrick ('00) outlines the benefits of Madison Network Page 64


Prized Protector

Paul Spraggs ('78) helps JMU students 'engineer' career success Page 68


Ride with JMU Pride

JMU license plates support student scholarships Page 70


Class Notes

Updates from JMU alumni; Future Dukes; Celebrations Page 72


Picture This

A mural celebrating unity graces the Center for Global Engagement's new home in Madison Hall Page 80


Material Type

Full Issue

Volume

41

Issue

1

Pages

86

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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