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By the numbers 5 % 36 The JMU Physics major Matt Burton Army (’12), engineering major Peter ROTC Epley (’12), and art and art program history major Josh Smead (’12) has consistently ranked in worked together in the Madison Art Collec-the top 5 percent of 270 U.S. tion to develop an iPad application for a JMU universities’ programs. The museum being Duke Battalion earned the named in honor prestigious MacArthur Award of Gladys Kemp in 2010, 2004, 1998 and Lisanby (’49) and 1992 as one of the top retired Rear Admi-U.S. ROTC units. ral James Lisanby ✱ Learn more about JMU’s and the Charles battalion at www.jmu.edu/ bethechange/stories/ Lisanby collec-projectNenda.shtml tion. The trio’s virtual gallery app is designed specifically for museums, and visitors can use iPads to explore the finer JMU’s student-led Madison Investment details of exhibits. Within 36 Fund, which serves as a money manager hours of launching, the app for the JMU Foundation, is No. 1 . was downloaded 136 times College of Business students won first place among by users in 15 countries. other student teams at the 2012 International Read more on Page 20. ✱ Learn more at www.jmu. edu/madisonart/ 1 Education. Students and alumni also hon-ored Ann York Myers (’69), professor and head of the social work department, for her nearly 40 years service to the department. ✱ www.jmu.edu/socwork features/50anniversary.html Redefining Investment Strategy Education forum. 50 The JMU Department of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary in March with a week of events and a gathering of students, alumni, field super-visors and professors. The department is accredited by the Council of Social Work 12 In 1789 James Madison was elected to the First Congress, where he proposed 12 amend-ments to the U.S. Constitution, which was adopted 225 years ago. 15 35 JMU’s Lifelong Learning Insti-tute celebrates 15 years in 2012. ✱ www.jmu.edu/socwork/lli Gov. Mills E. Godwin signed the bill autho-rizing Madison College to change its name to James Mad-ison University 35 years ago, on March 22, 1977. Members of the May 1977 graduating class were given the two name options for their diplomas — 1,050 graduates received Madison College diplomas, and 94 President Ronald E. opted for James Carrier watches Gov. Madison Univer-Mills Godwin approve the JMU name change. sity diplomas. Lifelong Learn-ing Institute courses are led by faculty and local experts. The course guide is avail-able online. 56,893 During the 14-year tenure of President Linwood H. Rose, JMU’s growth has been phenomenal. Rose conferred 56,893 degrees as president, a num-ber that represents almost half of all the degrees earned at JMU — 123,486 since 1911. MAD I S ON AR T COLLECTION TR IO PH OTO G R APH BY M I K E M I R I E LLO (’0 9 M); LI FE LONG LE AR N I NG, ROTC AN D G R A D UATION BY S TE VE E M E RS ON (’85); CAR R I E R CO U R TE SY OF S PECI AL COLLECTION S; MAD I S ON CO U R TE SY OF TH E LI B R ARY OF CONG R E S S S P R IN G / S UM ME R 2 012 11

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36 Physics major Matt Burton (’12), engineering major Peter Epley (’12), and art and art history major Josh Smead (’12) worked together in the Madison Art Collection to develop an iPad application for a JMU museum being named in honor of Gladys Kemp Lisanby (’49) and retired Rear Admiral James Lisanby and the Charles Lisanby collection. The trio’s virtual gallery app is designed specifically for museums, and visitors can use iPads to explore the finer details of exhibits. Within 36 hours of launching, the app was downloaded 136 times by users in 15 countries. Read more on Page 20.

Learn more at www.jmu. edu/madisonart/

15 JMU’s Lifelong Learning Institute celebrates 15 years in 2012.. Www.jmu.edu/socwork/lli

35 Gov. Mills E. Godwin signed the bill authorizing Madison College to change its name to James Madison University 35 years ago, on March 22, 1977. Members of the May 1977 graduating class were given the two name options for their diplomas — 1,050 graduates received Madison College diplomas, and 94 opted for James Madison University diplomas.

5% The JMU Army ROTC program has consistently ranked in the top 5 percent of 270 U.S. universities’ programs. The Duke Battalion earned the prestigious MacArthur Award in 2010, 2004, 1998 and 1992 as one of the top U. S. ROTC units. . Learn more about JMU’s battalion at www.jmu.edu/ bethechange/stories/ projectNenda.shtml

1 JMU’s student-led Madison Investment Fund, which serves as a money manager for the JMU Foundation, is No. 1.

College of Business students won first place among other student teams at the 2012 International Redefining Investment Strategy Education forum.

50 The JMU Department of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary in March with a week of events and a gathering of students, alumni, field supervisors and professors. The department is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. Students and alumni also honored Ann York Myers (’69), professor and head of the social work department, for her nearly 40 years service to the department.

Www.jmu.edu/socwork features/50anniversary.html

12 In 1789 James Madison was elected to the First Congress, where he proposed 12 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which was adopted 225 years ago.

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