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  • Surplus Property Auction Saturday

    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 – VMI will conduct a surplus property auction open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. at the old Kmart building in the Stonewall Square Shopping Center. A preview will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items may also be viewed beginning at 7:30 a.m. the day of the sale.Read More →
  • It Takes Passion ... And Patience

    ViestursSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2013 – Mountain climbing legend Ed Viesturs told an audience of VMI cadets, faculty, and community members on Monday that teamwork, patience, and determining an acceptable level of risk are critical both when climbing mountains and confronting the obstacles of life at lower altitudes.Read More →
  • High-Altitude Mountaineer to Speak at VMI

    EdViestursSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2013 – High-altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs will address cadets and the community in a talk Monday, Oct. 14, in Virginia Military Institute’s Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall. The talk will begin at 11:10 a.m.Read More →
  • Repairs Completed on Chessie Trail Bridge

    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2013 – Structural repairs have been completed on the western-most foot bridge on the Chessie Nature Trail. The bridge has been made safe for pedestrians and is once again open for use.Read More →
  • ‘I’m Pretty Excited’

    SpanglerSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 9, 2013 – Teacher, author, toy designer, and television personality Steve Spangler delivered the STEM Education Conference’s keynote address in Cameron Hall earlier today. Highlighting the importance of engagement in America’s classrooms, Spangler entertained and delighted the audience with demonstrations and anecdotes.Read More →
  • The ‘Three-Pound Universe’

    STEMOpeningSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2013 – More than 250 high school students, faculty, and administrators from across Virginia joined VMI faculty members to hear about cutting-edge research in neuroscience this morning as the 2013 VMI STEM Education Conference kicked off.Read More →
  • ‘Everyone Has a Front Line’

    GreitensSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2013 – More than 100 cadets and local community members attended a talk and book signing last month by Eric Greitens, CEO of The Mission Continues and author of The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL.


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  • Ambassador Crocker Candid About Challenges of Mideast

    Crockertalksummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 – Career Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who’s been posted to six Middle Eastern and South Asian countries in the last 30 years, became the ninth recipient of VMI’s Distinguished Diplomat Award on Monday, Sept. 30.
    Crocker told a packed audience in the Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall that he was “touched and humbled” to follow in the footsteps of the award’s previous recipients.Read More →
  • Historian to Speak on Western Expansion

    Public Presentation
    LEXINGTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 – A historian with great interest in the 18th- and early 19th-century westward expansion of the United States will speak at VMI on Thursday, Oct. 3.  The talk, given by Dr. Andrew Cayton, will begin at 7:45 p.m. in the Turman Room at Preston Library.Read More →
  • Surplus Property to be Auctioned Saturday

    announcement
    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2013 – VMI will conduct a surplus property auction open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 9 a.m. at the old Kmart building in the Stonewall Square Shopping Center. A preview will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items may also be viewed beginning at 7:30 a.m. the day of the sale.Read More →