Maj. Sherri Tombarge
Assistant Director
News and Editorial Services
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Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Talk to Focus on Mental Preparation for Combat

    GrossmanSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, who has pioneered the field of “killology,” or the reactions of healthy people to killing circumstances, will speak at Virginia Military Institute on Monday, Oct. 20. Grossman’s talk, “The Bulletproof Mind: Mental Preparation for Combat,” will begin at 11 a.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.Read More →
  • Reagan Policies and National Security Today Focus of VMI Conference

    ReaganSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 – Registration is continuing for “Enduring Legacy: Leadership and National Security during the Ronald Reagan Era,” a conference to be held at Virginia Military Institute Nov. 3 and 4.Read More →
  • VMI Theatre Presents Thornton Wilder Comedy

    VMITheatreSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 – The VMI Theatre’s fall production will be Thornton Wilder’s classic farce, The Matchmaker, opening on Thursday, Oct. 16, and continuing Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m.Read More →
  • Old Building Moves to New Home

    PythiasMoveSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 10, 2014 – Spectators from the community watched as the historic Knights of Pythias building was moved 100 yards up Main Street to a new permanent location over about 2 1/2 hours last night.Read More →
  • From Caterpillar to Butterfly – and Back Again

    STEMHastingsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 – Biomedical engineer Nicole Hastings began her presentation to the educators gathered at Virginia Military Institute for the 2014 STEM education conference by showing a metaphor for her professional life – a diagram of a caterpillar on its way to become a butterfly.Read More →
  • TAPS – Bobby L. Arehart

    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 – Mr. Bobby L. Arehart, a retired computer network support technician in the VMI Department of Information Technology, died Oct. 3.

     

     

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  • To Teach Science, ‘Candy Coat’ It with Excitement

    STEMConferenceImaharaSummary
    Lexington, Va., Oct. 7, 2014—Television personality and robotics guru Grant Imahara kicked off the 2014 STEM Education Conference at Virginia Military Institute earlier today with a presentation designed to show teachers how to make science and engineering more appealing to students.Read More →
  • VMI a ‘Best Value’

    Freinclassroom2015summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 — VMI has been ranked as a "best value" by both Money magazine and College Factual, an independent college rankings organization.Read More →
  • VMI Again Selected for Rose Parade

    RoseParadesummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 – For only the second time in recent history, the combined VMI Regimental Band and Pipe Band have been selected to appear in the Tournament of Roses Parade, to be held on Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif.Read More →
  • 'Field of Lost Shoes' to Open Sept. 26

    FilmingEnsigns2013JRR0046Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 – The Field of Lost Shoes, a feature film showcasing the VMI cadets’ role in the May 15, 1864, Battle of New Market, will be playing in theaters across the country starting Sept. 26Read More →