Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
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Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Reagan’s Diplomacy: Cooperative Negotiation, Backed by Strength

    MatlockSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – Ronald Reagan’s policies didn’t drive the Soviet Union to capitulation, but rather set the stage for a negotiated end to the Cold War, said Jack F. Matlock Jr., whose roles in the policy and diplomatic maneuverings of the 1980s gave him a front-row seat for the peaceful end to the 40-year military standoff.Read More →
  • 'Play the Long Game'

    ReaganConfSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 3, 2014 – The former NATO supreme allied commander Europe told an audience of VMI cadets, faculty, and Cold War scholars earlier today that building bridges, not walls, will be key to solving the myriad security challenges facing the global community in the 21st century.Read More →
  • Talk to Focus on Biological Cybersecurity Strategy

    ErrinFulpSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2014 – A cybersecurity expert who specializes in the use of biologically inspired solutions to the problem of information leakage will speak at VMI on Monday, Oct. 27.Read More →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →