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Promoting Sustainable Energy for Kids

JMUís Center for Wind Energy has hosted KidWind challenges for the past three years with the help of the generous donations from Dominion Virginia Power and plans to host the KidWind Eastern Finals later this year.

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PHOTO: Samy El-TawabResearch Could Benefit Drivers in Traffic Congestion

March 17, 2015

Dr. El-Tawab, an assistant professor of Integrated Science and Technology at James Madison University, studies how information can be successfully exchanged between cars and the roadway.

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Virginia Teachers Learn to Create STEM Professionals

February 26, 2015

Educators from a number of central Shenandoah Valley schools districts will be among nearly 150 participants in the second annual K-12 STEM Educators Workshop on Friday, February 27 at James Madison University.

Photo: textbookProfessors Publish Engineering Textbook

February 11, 2015

Driven by the necessity for a holistic textbook that focused on sustainable design, engineering, and environmental impacts, three JMU faculty combined their expertise to fill this need.

PHOTO: Solar LoanSolar Loan Program Provides Hands-on Education to Students

February 9, 2015

The Center for Wind Energy seeks out schools that are interested in using the solar panels creatively. Schools are chosen based on project feasibility and student involvement.

PHOTO: DIDestination Imagination Combines Creativity and Community Service

February 8, 2015

The DI program at JMU encourages teams to have fun learning and taking risks with challenges while incorporating science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the arts and service learning.

PHOTO:JMU StudentsCISE Teams with MillerCoors

January 6, 2015

The ISAT and Engineering Departments have worked with MillerCoors through student internships and capstone projects that promote energy savings, while giving students experience with a real-world client.