Television journalist Bob Woodruff will speak at Virginia Military Institute’s academic convocation, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 11 a.m. in Cameron Hall.
New cadets will learn about VMI’s heritage in a program held in New Market and will have three opportunities to visit with family throughout the weekend.
Army ROTC sent 150 3rd Class cadets to Army ROTC Advanced Camp and 65 1st Class and 2nd Class cadets to Basic Camp, in addition to specialized training schools.
The 504 matriculants hail from 34 different states and four foreign countries, with 60 percent coming from Virginia.
For her senior capstone project, Bethany King ’18 is studying the caloric cost of the Rat Line under the guidance of Capt. Katherine Gorman of the physical education department.
Anthony Boese, an instructor in the Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies will speak on the implications of rising sea levels Aug. 12-18.
Though Lexington is not in the path of totality, if the skies are clear, local viewers can still expect an impressive show during the partial eclipse Aug. 21.
Marine 1st Lt. Benjamin Cross ’13 is presumed dead along with two other Marines after his MV-22 Osprey crashed off the northeast coast of Australia Saturday.
Ten cadets traveled to the French capital as part of a VMI-sponsored summer study program, French Language & Culture in Paris.
Two VMI cadets—Caroline Wojtas ’19 and Seth Shank ’18—spent the summer gaining experience outside the classroom with organizations focused on alleviating poverty.