Cindy Bither
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News and Features

  • Historian to Speak on Boxer Rebellion

    Public Presentation
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 31, 2015 – A military historian will speak at VMI on Thursday, April 2. Dr. David Silbey’s talk, “Exterminate the Foreigner: The Boxer Rebellion as Popular Uprising and Tactical Technique,” will begin at 7:45 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.Read More →
  • Chairman, President, and CEO of Dominion Resources VMI Graduation Speaker

    announcement
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 30, 2015 – Mr. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Dominion Resources Inc. and the co-author and producer of the feature motion picture Field of Lost Shoes, will be the speaker for Virginia Military Institute’s graduation on May 16.Read More →
  • Management of VMI Bookstore Changes Hands

    BookstoreSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 26, 2015 – Follett Corp. has replaced Barnes & Noble as administrator of the VMI Bookstore as of Monday. The new administrator was selected through a competitive bidding process.Read More →
  • Summer Research Projects Announced

    JaffeLabSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 19, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute has announced its cadet-faculty mentor pairs for the 2015 session of the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute, to be conducted under the auspices of the VMI Center for Undergraduate Research.  SURI allows selected cadets to conduct independent research during the summer months.Read More →
  • ‘Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble’

    DanielsCereSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 11, 2015 – In remarks given after he accepted VMI’s Jonathan M. Daniels ’61 Humanitarian Award earlier today in Cameron Hall, Rep. John Lewis counseled the Corps of Cadets to “never give up, never give in, and never give out” in their quest to create a more just society.Read More →
  • Leadership Conference Opens with Talk on Motivation

    LeadConf15Nlist
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 10, 2015 – This morning’s opening ceremony for “Honor in Service: Leaders Responding to the Needs of our Time,” the 2015 Leadership Conference, provided a thought-provoking and enthusiastic start for the event.Read More →
  • Rep. John Lewis to Receive Humanitarian Award

    DanielsLewisSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 9, 2015 – A final performance of the VMI Theatre's Jonathan Myrick Daniels:  The Martyr of Lowndes County, has been added to the schedule of events Wednesday, March 11, when Virginia Military Institute will present the Jonathan M. Daniels ’61 Humanitarian Award to Georgia’s 5th District Rep. John Lewis.  A parade of the Corps of Cadets, previously scheduled, has been canceled.  VMI will offer a live webcast of the award ceremony at www.vmi.edu/livestream.Read More →
  • ‘The Quiet of a Storm Center’

    TotenbergTalkSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 – Well-known National Public Radio journalist Nina Totenberg reminisced about her 47 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court in a speech given at VMI yesterday.Read More →
  • Pre-Election Nigeria: A Dialogue

    Psychology and international studies professors discuss what's at stake. Video and transcripts for download.Read More →
  • 'Off the Chart History'

    AyersLecSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2015 – Dr. Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond and co-host of Back Story, a nationally syndicated radio show that ties history to the present day, talked to the VMI Corps of Cadets, faculty, and community members earlier today about the "shape" of the Civil War.Read More →