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

  • 175 Years at VMI

    FDParadeSummary175 Years at VMI
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – On a mild and sun-filled day, Virginia Military Institute celebrated the 175th anniversary of its founding yesterday with the placement of a time capsule, a convocation speech by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and a parade by the Corps of Cadets.Read More →
  • VMI Kicks Off Major Fundraising Campaign

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute today announced the start of the public phase of a major effort designed to raise $225 million to support all aspects of the Institute.  To date, more than $180 million has been raised toward the goal.Read More →
  • Asian Business Expert to Speak

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 11, 2014 – A visiting professor who specializes in Asian business dynamics will speak at VMI on Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk, “Creating Harmony in Chinese Business Relations,” will be given by Stephen T. McCane at 8 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.Read More →
  • Blasting to Begin Monday

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2014 – A contractor will be conducting blasting operations for the Corps Physical Training Facility Phase I project, at Diamond and Main streets, beginning Monday, Nov. 10.Read More →
  • Reagan, Gorbachev Share Radical Vision

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – “The Enduring Legacy: Leadership and National Security Affairs During the Ronald Reagan Era” came to a close today with a panel session that gave insight into the motivations of the two world leaders whose ideals and efforts made possible a peaceful end to the Cold War: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.Read More →
  • At Reagan Conference, Cadet Assistants Work, Learn – and Network

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – It’s been a whirlwind two days for Salena Chiep ’16 and Austin Bajc ’17, cadet assistants at the John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis, as a conference on the foreign policy legacy of former President Ronald Reagan wraps up – but both agreed that the gathering has been an invaluable learning experience.Read More →
  • Reagan’s Diplomacy: Cooperative Negotiation, Backed by Strength

    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'

    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

    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

    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 →