‘Emerging Creatives’ from top research institutions convene at JMU

a2ru News, Member News

February 12, 2019

More than 80 students and 10 faculty members from 26 research universities, including the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Tech, will convene for The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) 2019 Emerging Creatives Student Summit from Feb. 7-10 at James Madison University, an a2ru partner university.

Participants, including 12 students from Virginia universities (six from JMU), will explore interdisciplinary research and practice addressing the theme of “food and place,” discussing issues such as food insecurity, the impact of food production on the environment, and the relationship between food and place.

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