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

News and Features

  • Immersed In German Language and Culture

    GermanySummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 – In one whirlwind month this summer, a group of 24 VMI cadets experienced life abroad in a way that very few college students do, when they traveled to Berlin, Germany, and stayed with host families there.Read More →
  • House Razed to Make Way for Training Facility

    CPTFHouseDemolitionSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 – The Hall-Poindexter House was demolished this morning in preparation for the construction of the new Indoor Training Facility at the intersection of Diamond and Main streets, Phase I of VMI’s Corps Physical Training Facilities project, expected to be completed in July 2016.Read More →
  • Business Major Interns with Construction Office

    NationalGuardSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 – Cadet Dakota Nicely ’15 spent the summer working as an intern with the VMI construction office and was on hand as the Virginia Air National Guard’s 203rd REDHORSE Squadron helped erect a pavilion and a latrine at McKethan Park.Read More →
  • 'Money' Magazine: VMI 18th in Nation

    AlerdingSoybeanSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute was ranked 18th out of the 665 colleges and universities listed in a new national best colleges ranking released today by Money magazine, Money’s Best Colleges. Money’s ranking system took into account education quality, affordability, and post-graduation outcome.Read More →
  • Physiologist Appointed to Gottwald Chair

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 – A VMI alumnus with an extensive background in physiology and military nutrition has been named as the Floyd D. Gottwald Jr. ’43 Visiting Professor in Leadership and Ethics for the 2014-15 academic year.Read More →
  • Making New Molecules

    LiquidCrystalsList
    LEXINGTON, Va., July 18, 2014 – Col. Darren Timmons and three cadet researchers spent the first summer session exploring the world of liquid crystals, and the group has made significant progress. Their research was funded by the chemistry department's Summer Undergraduate Research Program.Read More →
  • New Discrimination Policy Adopted

    VMI has adopted a new unified policy on discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and retaliation that combines requirements of three previous policies. The new policy took effect earlier this month.Read More →
  • Exercise Science Research Looks at Benefits of Supplements

    JaffeLabSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 – A research project conducted on post this summer, a joint effort between the physical education and biology departments under the auspices of the departments’ new exercise science minor, is studying the benefits of nutritional supplements in the military setting.Read More →
  • Cookbook Presents Recipes from 19th-Century Farm Turned Battlefield

    BushongCookbookSummary
    NEW MARKET, Va., July 3, 2014 – Visitors to both the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and the VMI museum shop this summer will find a new offering – a collection of 19th-century recipes with a special tie to the Bushong family, owners of the land on which the Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864.Read More →
  • Jackson House Volunteers Honored

    SJHAwardsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., July 3, 2014 – Stonewall Jackson House volunteers and staff were honored at a reception at McKethan Park June 10. Among those recognized were Sherwin Dillard, who was honored for serving the most hours, 311, by a single volunteer in 2013. Honored for contributing the most hours during her overall tenure at the Stonewall Jackson House was Dolores Ryan, who has served 8,000.Read More →