Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
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Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • VMI Professor to Discuss Amazon River Fish

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute associate professor Lt. Col. Pieter deHart will be heard on the public radio show With Good Reason the week of Aug. 15.  In the episode, “It’s a Jungle Out There,” deHart will talk about his efforts to discover which organisms are at the base of the food web in Brazil’s Rio Negro, where all of the fish in the acidic, black water appear to be carnivores.Read More →
  • Taps – Gen. Sam S. Walker ’45

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2015 – Retired U.S. Army Gen. Sam Sims Walker ’45, 11th superintendent of VMI, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015.Read More →
  • Getting Her Hands Dirty

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 27, 2015 – Cadet Allison Partin '17 interned this summer at the Buena Vista Wastewater Treatment Plant, where she learned about water quality – and the strange items people flush down the toilet.Read More →
  • On Social Media, Movements Start Themselves

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 23, 2015 –Cadet Matt Armentrout '16 has spent the summer studying the power of social media to instigate movements for change such as the Occupy protests.   Read More →
  • Cadet Intern Takes on Trail Safety Issues

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 20, 2015 – Josh Pike '17, a civil engineering major, is working this summer to make the VMI-owned Chessie Nature Trail a safer and more enjoyable place for visitors.Read More →
  • 'Money' Ranks VMI Third in Virginia

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 14, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute is ranked second among public schools in Virginia, and third among all schools in Virginia, in Money magazine’s annual college rankings, released earlier this week. Overall, VMI ranked 16th among public colleges and universities nationwide.Read More →
  • Grant to Improve User Access to Chessie Trail

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 9, 2015 – As owner of the Chessie Nature Trail, VMI is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the 7-mile jaunt from Lexington and Buena Vista. Among many projects Physical Plant staff have taken on are a series of improvements to the Chessie Trail funded by a federal grant.Read More →
  • Cadet Takes AIM on Laser Tag

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 1, 2015 –Thanks to his participation in VMI's Applied and Industrial Mathematics Program, Joe Bobay '17 has helped a Lynchburg laser tag business decide whether or not to open a second location on the West Coast.  Read More →
  • Construction Affects Letcher Avenue Traffic

    LEXINGTON, Va., June 29, 2015 – The stretch of Letcher Avenue between Jackson Memorial Hall and Scott Shipp Hall will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic until Aug. 3 as construction crews work to install a new water line for Cocke Hall. Cocke Hall is undergoing renovation as part of Phase II of the Corps Physical Training Facilities plan.Read More →
  • Chessie Bridge Makes the Way Safe for Hikers, Grazers

    LEXINGTON, Va., June 25, 2015 –Recent improvements to the Chessie Nature Trail between Lexington and Buena Vista have made the trail safer for both hikers and cattle. Read More →