ECBU News

VMI cadets from the Building BRIDGES club at work on setting up Community Vaccination Effort

VMI Supports Community Vaccination Effort

VMI is assisting with setup and staffing of a mass vaccination effort against COVID-19, supporting vaccine administration at the former Peebles/Gordmans building located at 770 North Lee Highway in the College Square Shopping Center.

Portrait of Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl with text stating she is to be featured on With Good Reason Jan. 23-29

VMI Professor to Discuss Redlining on With Good Reason

Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, professor of economics and business at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss access to consumer credit for those living on or near American Indian reservations in the United States on the public radio program With Good Reason Jan. 23-29.

Luke Fegley ’24 and Freddy Junko ’24 participate in the holiday community outreach project by writing letters to seniors in local facilities. – Photo courtesy of Jim Gibson, VMI head wrestling coach.

VMI Letters Program Seeks to Spread Holiday Cheer

This holiday season, everyone could use a little extra cheer, especially residents of elder care facilities & nursing homes, who are facing little to no visitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, the Building BRIDGES Club at VMI has stepped up to share the holiday spirit.

Col. Sen teaching Fall 2020

VMI Professor Receives 2021 Outstanding Faculty Award

Col. Tinni Sen, professor of economics in the Department of Economics and Business at the Virginia Military Institute, is one of the 12 recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Col. Atin Basu Choudhary, Ph.D.

VMI Professor to Discuss Civil Conflict on With Good Reason

Col. Atin Basuchoudhary, professor of economics and business at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the likelihood of civil conflict in the U.S. on With Good Reason Oct. 3-9.

Thomas Muldowney '21 is shown in front of his laptop computer.

Determining What Helps Migrants Integrate

This summer, Thomas Muldowney ’21 is working on a research project that involves a lot of number crunching— finding out which policies benefit people.

Four graphs display the supply of toilet paper over time

Toilet Paper Shortage Illustrates Economic Theory

The toilet paper shortage engendered by the coronavirus pandemic provided one VMI economics professor with a real-world example of a supply chain issue that’s affected nearly every American.

Cadets give blood in Cocke Hall during a blood drive

Economics Professors Study Blood Donation

Since its inception in 1839, VMI has striven to inculcate the value of service in its cadets, but how much does VMI’s emphasis on service make a difference in cadets’ day-to-day behavior? When it comes to blood donations, it makes quite a bit of difference.

A head shot of Tim Murray

Two VMI Faculty Members to Speak on With Good Reason

Two members of the economics and business department will discuss patterns in housing and access to credit on public radio.

The head and shoulders of Tze Ting Chiu

2018 Alumna Selected for Prestigious Scholarship

Tze Ting Chiu '18 will earn a master's in global affairs through the Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.