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Dr. Aryeh Weiss. Anthony Tran '17, and Lt. Col. Anne Alerding look at an image of a soybean stem.

Coding Botany

A visiting Israeli engineering professor helps a VMI professor and cadet develop a new method to use computer imaging in research on soybean productivity.

Sam Hudson '17 shows a flash card to a research subject.

Project Explores How Exercise Affects Self-Control

Summer Undergraduate Research Institute project looks at how physical exertion affects self-control.

Rear Adm. Charles Smith in his Navy uniform

VMI Appoints Deputy Superintendent for FAS

Rear Adm. Charles E. Smith ’79 has been named deputy superintendent for finance, administration, and support, to succeed Brig. Gen. Robert L. “Bob” Green ’67, who will retire after the fall 2016 semester.

VMI barracks and Parade Ground

VMI Ranked Eighth Among Liberal Arts Colleges

Virginia Military Institute is ranked eighth among liberal arts colleges, 20th among public colleges and universities, and 42nd among public and private colleges and universities nationwide in "Money" magazine’s annual college rankings, released today.

Maj. Brent Hierman and Sam Moffatt '18 talking

Cadet Scrutinizes Arab Scrutiny of U.S. Elections

A cadet summer research project is revealing a side of U.S. presidential election coverage seldom seen in the United States – the Arab media’s perspective.

Crew lifts cannon tube from carriage

Cadet Battery to Be Restored

Visitors to the VMI post in coming weeks will notice the absence of four artifacts of VMI history. The cadet battery has been removed from the Parade Ground for restoration.

Professor and two cadets in lab

Energy from Carbon Dioxide?

Chemistry assistant professor Maj. Dan Harrison '05 and two cadets research ways to make fuel from carbon dioxide in Summer Undergraduate Research Institute project.

Maj. John David and Christian Helms looking at papers

Football Metrics: Playing to Learn

One cadet's summer research project uses simulations executed on a video game to determine the value of positions on the football field.

Sarah Lemon and Maj. Julie Brown reading.

‘A Big Conversation’

Cadet analyzes layers and layers of texts and edits in a summer undergraduate research project on the work of the 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson.

The cast of Heroes and Hustlers rehearses.

Community Theatre Presents Local History Play

The VMI Community Theatre will present "Heroes, Hustlers, Schemers & Scamps: Curious Characters from Rockbridge County History" June 22-25.