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  • November 19-27
    Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • December 10-16,
    Final Examinations
  • December 16,
    Graduate School Commencement
    7:00 p.m.
  • December 17,
    Undergraduate Commencement
    10:00 a.m.
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HS Students Help City Collect Data

October 15, 2015

Each year students in HTH 351: Health Behavior Change Theory, have supported the City of Harrisonburg’s Bike and Pedestrian Counts.

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Health Sciences Department Welcomes New Faculty

October 15, 2015

This semester, the Health Sciences department welcomes three new faculty members: Dr. Jessica Goodman, Dr. Sarah Rush, and Dr. France Weaver.


Student Brings Medical Expertise to Africa

March 24, 2015

Senior Health Sciences major, Kory Schaeffer's two trips to Haiti through JMU’s Alternative Spring Break program motivated him to pursue further mission trips to Africa.

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New Faculty: Erika Collazo

February 12, 2015

The Health Studies Concentration in the Department of Health Sciences would like to welcome new faculty member, Erika Collazo.


The Community in Community Health

December 8, 2014

Social determinants (like wealth, race and ethnicity) play a significant role in shaping an individual’s health and wellness. This is a recurring theme in the Community Health (HTH 230) curriculum.

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PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >