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

News and Features

  • If You Think Combat Will Destroy You, Then It Will

    GrossmanTkSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 – Cadets had the opportunity to hear from Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, who has had profound influence on how we think about war today, as part of the H.B. Johnson, Jr. ’26 Distinguished Lecture Series. The talk took place this morning in Marshall Hall’s Gillis Theater.Read More →
  • Cowboy Poet to Give Reading

    WachmanSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 – Cowboy poet Rocco Wachman will give a reading in the Turman Room of Virginia Military Institute’s Preston Library Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7:45 p.m.Read More →
  • VMI Theatre to Hold Auditions for Holiday Show

    ChristmasDecorationsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 – The VMI Community Theatre will hold auditions for its December production, Home for the Holidays, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 21 and 22, from 7 to 9 p.m.Read More →
  • 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 →