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Brooks Freeman '25 sits down for an interview with VMI Alumni Agencies.

Freeman '25: On the Path to Success

Cadet Brooks Freeman ’25 always knew about VMI—in his family, it was almost impossible not to, as his grandfather is James Freeman ’66, and his father is U.S. Army Col. Lee Freeman ’96.

Josh Cheung presents his senior thesis during VMI's honors week.

Honors Thesis Questions, 'Is God a Vegetarian?'

What does the Bible say about what we should eat? That is the question Josh Cheung ’24, a Virginia Military Institute cadet double majoring in English and biology, sought to answer in his honors thesis, “Is God a Vegetarian?”

VMI Professor Duncan Richter publication announcement.

Professor of Philosophy Publishes Paper

Duncan Richter, Charles S. Luck ’55 Institute Professor, has published a paper titled “‘Obviously wrong’: the Tractatus on will and world” in the book Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: A Critical Guide, edited by José L. Zalabardo and published by Cambridge University Press.

Devin Bulter, a basketball player at VMI, talks about his experience as a cadet student and athlete.

Behind the Balance: Devin Butler ’24 — Keydet Basketball

Devin Butler ’24 doesn’t remember a time when there wasn’t a basketball in his hands. He may not have been able to dribble it as a baby, but it was there.

Two VMI English Professors Land Books Deals

Lt. Col. Mary “Polly” Stewart Atwell, associate professor, and Maj. Henry A. Wise III ’05, assistant professor, both in the Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies at Virginia Military Institute, have secured book deals.

Freeman '25: "Find the best version of yourself"

It wasn’t long ago that Brooks Freeman was on a life path shared by many members of his generation: a college dropout working in a manual labor job with little room for advancement, unsure of where life would take him next.

Andrew Granger '24 is a thrower on Virginia Military Institute's Track and Field Team

Behind the Balance: Andrew Granger ’24 — Keydet Track and Field

If anyone knows balance, it’s Andrew Granger ’24. Not just with academics and cadet life, but within his event for track and field.  

Guest Speaker on Post, overlay on image of Michelangelo's tomb with three allegories.

Art Expert to Speak on Michelangelo at VMI

Dr. Anne E. Proctor, associate dean for the School of Humanities, Arts, and Education at Roger Williams University (RWU) in Bristol, Rhode Island, will present “Dearly Beloved? Michelangelo’s Funeral and the First Arts Academy in Europe,” at VMI Thurs., Sept. 28 at 7:45 p.m.

SURI: Unlocking the Links Between Spanish Poetry and Culture

Caitria Catania ’24 has been studying Spanish for eight years, but after taking a Spanish literature class with Col. John Cerkey this past spring, her love of analyzing Spanish poets grew.

Post Briefs with Marshall statue

Post Briefs, May 2023

Members of the VMI community continue to expand academic opportunity and impact across various fields of study. Recent activities include honor society inductions, ethics bowl competition, and collaborations in cyber research.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders