Institute Report, April 2009
Col. R.E. Burnett, professor of international studies and director of science and security, delivered a paper, “Professional Workshop on the Design, Implementation, and Delivery of the Undergraduate Academic Minor in Science and Security at The Virginia Military Institute,” at the third annual Homeland Defense and Security Education Conference at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in March.
Earlier this month, he led a team of four VMI cadets to present their research to the Joint Service Academies Academic Conference at the First Division Infantry Museum at Cantigny Park in Chicago, Ill. Cadets Elizabeth Dobbins, Barrett Luxjoh, Alex Oliver, and Joshua Dixon presented their research and debated their peers from other colleges in conjunction with the conference theme of “The End of War? The Role of the Military in an Era of Persistent Conflict.”