Tze Ting Chiu '18 will earn a master's in global affairs through the Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Col. Tinni Sen, professor of economics and business; Lt. Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, associate professor of economics and business; and Col. Howard Sanborn, professor of international studies led a summer trip to Europe, giving 12 cadets a chance to study and experience daily life in the EU.
Two cadets are working on summer research projects that could save money for healthcare systems.
VMI’s Business Leadership Innovation Summit (BLIS) was held April 11-13 with the goal of spurring entrepreneurial thinking among cadets and connecting them with like-minded alumni already succeeding in the business world.
In a rag to riches-type story, a team of VMI cadets went into the Commonwealth Challenge with a prototype made from a desk drawer and came out with a third-place prize.
Nineteen cadets presented their research during Honors Week, with many choosing projects informed by the communities in which they grew up.
Lt. Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, associate professor of economics and business, was one of 13 recipients of the 2019 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award.
Revitalized this year, the VMI e-Club brings together cadets of all majors who are interested in entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation.
Three and a half years ago, a group of faculty members and cadets began an innovative, interdisciplinary project to investigate the viability of recycling food scraps from Crozet Hall into compost.