Parking Alert - The parades scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday Oct. 3, have been canceled due to weather. During football Game Day Saturday, the Parade Ground will be closed to parking. Parking will be on a first-come, first-served, basis on paved areas only. Tailgating will not be allowed on the Parade Ground. For more information, click here.
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News and Features

  • Talk to Focus on Mental Preparation for Combat

    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

    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

    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

    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.   Read More →
  • To Teach Science, ‘Candy Coat’ It with Excitement

    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 →
  • VMI a ‘Best Value’

    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 — VMI has been ranked as a "best value" by both Money magazine and College Factual, an independent college rankings organization.Read More →
  • VMI Again Selected for Rose Parade

    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 – For only the second time in recent history, the combined VMI Regimental Band and Pipe Band have been selected to appear in the Tournament of Roses Parade, to be held on Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif.Read More →
  • 'Field of Lost Shoes' to Open Sept. 26

    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 – The Field of Lost Shoes, a feature film showcasing the VMI cadets’ role in the May 15, 1864, Battle of New Market, will be playing in theaters across the country starting Sept. 26Read More →
  • Taps – Col. George Leith Roth

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 – Col. George Leith Roth, a longtime faculty member in VMI’s English department, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Lexington.Read More →