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  • VMI to March in Gubernatorial Inauguration Parade

    GovInaug2010Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2013 – Cadets at Virginia Military Institute will march in the inauguration parade of Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe on the first day of his term, Saturday, Jan. 11.Read More →
  • VMI Holiday Celebrations Begin

    ChristmasSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec.5, 2013 – VMI holiday observances will begin Friday, Dec. 6, when the 4th Class cadets, including the rat band, will march in the Lexington Christmas Parade.Read More →
  • More than 800 Attend Middle School Math Event

    AMC8Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 19, 2013 – More than 800 middle school students from across western and Northern Virginia traveled to Virginia Military Institute today for the largest ever administration at a college or university of the American Mathematics Competition 8, more commonly known as the “AMC8.” Those students came from more than 30 schools and were accompanied by almost 100 teachers.Read More →
  • VMI Resolves Surplus Computer Issue

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2013 – Virginia Military Institute has accounted for all computers erroneously sold with hard drives that had not been erased.Read More →
  • Dedicated Today

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 11, 2013 – In a brief ceremony earlier today connecting VMI’s past in the sciences with its efforts toward further advancement in that area, Maury-Brooke Hall was rededicated after a complete renovation. The rededication took place on Founders Day, which this year marks the 174th anniversary of the Institute’s founding.Read More →
  • Turning a ‘Rat Mass’ into a ‘Rat Class’

    RatFundraiserSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 8, 2013 – Members of the class of 2017 will hold a stamina-testing fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 4, when they will gather in the courtyard of Old Barracks at 11:15 p.m. to do as many “burpee” pushups as possible in seven minutes. Funds raised will benefit the Military Warriors Support Foundation, an organization that provides housing for wounded veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.Read More →
  • Exhibit Traces History of VMI and Corps of Cadets

    HeritageExhibit2014Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 5, 2013 – A new heritage exhibit at the VMI Museum traces almost 175 years of Institute history through an assembly of artifacts relating to cadet and faculty life from years gone by.

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  • VMI Reviewing Sales of Surplus Computers

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2013 – Virginia Military Institute is reviewing sales records and is contacting some purchasers of computers sold at surplus auctions last month to determine if those machines contain hard drives that have not been erased.Read More →
  • Learning the Lifestyle, Self-Selecting for Success

    GibsonSpeechSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 – Who wouldn’t want to go to a school that could count among its graduates a brilliant statesman, a fearless explorer, and a civil rights martyr, just to name a few?  That’s the message Col. Keith E. Gibson ’77, executive director of the museum system, spreads in a 30-minute talk on the history of VMI during open house visits for prospective cadets.Read More →
  • Trap and Skeet Shooters Mark Personal Bests

    TrapSkeetSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 30, 2013 -- The VMI trap and skeet team is off to a strong start this semester, with winning performances and personal bests at two meets earlier this month.Read More →