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Rob Soluri ’22 talks with Lt. Col. Brent Hierman, associate professor of international studies, about his research on gun control and violent crime rates.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Math That Matters Deepens Cadet Engagement

As the 2018-19 academic year draws toward a close, so does the first year of VMI’s Math That Matters: Math for the Modern World, which was implemented this year as part of the Institute’s quality enhancement plan (QEP).

Col. Howard Sanborn sits with cadets in Scott Shipp Hall.

Sanborn Receives Fulbright Grant

Col. Howard Sanborn, professor of international studies, will spend the fall 2019 semester in Hong Kong courtesy of a Fulbright grant from the U.S. State Department.

Adam Josephson '19 receives the Tom Surdyke award from Tom Surdyke's father, Tim Surdyke.—Photo courtesy of the U.S. Military Academy.

'Probably the Best Training I’ve Ever Had'

VMI's team placed high in functional fitness as Adam Josephson '19 was selected as best squad leader at this year's Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point.

The Honorable Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, speaks with a reporter April 11.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Army Secretary Speaks of Character at VMI

The Honorable Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, visited post April 11 to speak with Army ROTC cadets and faculty as part of his tour of all six senior military colleges.

The new swimming pool will be large enough to accommodate water polo, swimming, and diving simultaneously.—Image courtesy of Col. Keith Jarvis ‘82.

Aquatics Center Groundbreaking Moves Closer

Construction of VMI's new $41.275 million aquatics center is expected to begin next spring immediately adjacent and connected to the Corps Physical Training Facility.

An architect's rendering shows the new entrance to Scott Shipp Hall.

Scott Shipp Renovation to Kick off This Summer

One of VMI's most heavily used academic buildings is about to undergo a $43.2 million renovation.

Cadets pause with their faculty advisors in San Remo, Italy.

Seventh Year at San Remo Brings Success

Six cadets competed in Italy at the 18th annual International Competition on the Law of Armed Conflict. VMI placed second among 28 teams representing 15 nations.

The VMI club boxing team poses with their belts.

Boxers Bring Home Championship Belts

Three VMI boxers earned national titles, and seven fighters earned All-America honors in the USIBA national tournament in Syracuse over spring furlough.

'A Soldier and a Global Citizen’

Annika Tice ’19, the first VMI cadet since 2001 to receive a Fulbright award, will use the opportunity to teach English in the Ivory Coast.

Members of VMI Board of Visitors converse in Preston Library's Turman Room May 5.

VMI Board to Consider Tuition and Fees

The VMI Board of Visitors is expected to take action on tuition and mandatory fees for all in-state and out-of-state students at its May 4 meeting.