Close-up of cannon in first replacement of the entire carriage. VMI photo by H. Lockwood McLaughlin

Restored Cannon Fires Up Spring Football

With the return of the Keydet football team to Alumni Memorial Field at Foster Stadium this spring came the return of a small but mighty piece of artillery well known to generations of football fans: Little John II.

VMI's Superintendent, Maj. Gen. Wins '85 introduces Keynote speaker, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ’81.

Virtual Environment Virginia Draws 350

The 31st annual Environment Virginia Symposium, sponsored by VMI's Center for Leadership & Ethics, took place March 23-25 in a virtual format. The event attracted approximately 350 attendees this year from a wide variety of backgrounds - government, private industry, higher education, and nonprofit.

Maj. Dan Baur on With Good Reason

PE Professor to Speak on With Good Reason

Maj. Dan Baur, assistant professor of physical education at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the use of hydrogel technology by elite athletes on the public radio program With Good Reason March 20-26.

VMI cadets from the Building BRIDGES club at work on setting up Community Vaccination Effort

VMI Supports Community Vaccination Effort

VMI is assisting with setup and staffing of a mass vaccination effort against COVID-19, supporting vaccine administration at the former Peebles/Gordmans building located at 770 North Lee Highway in the College Square Shopping Center.

Cadet Shabaz '21, in black, running at Southern Conference Cross Country Championship

‘Something I Hold as a Privilege’ - Shahbaz Heads to National Stage in Cross Country

When looking at colleges, Cadet Jahanzib Shahbaz ’21 was drawn to the challenging atmosphere of VMI. His diligence and hard work at the Institute has led to his qualification for the NCAA Cross Country Championships meet.

This tin can was recently given to the VMI Museum by the family of Col. Albert G. Lambert Jr. ’38.—Photo courtesy of Col. Keith Gibson ’77.

Tin Can Tells Story of Brotherhood, Survival

At first glance, a recent addition to the VMI Museum’s collection seems to be nothing more than a piece of scrap metal. But if that cup could talk, it would tell stories of courage, brotherhood, loyalty, and a citizen-solider alumnus’s will to survive.

Decorative promo graphic with conference logo

Registration Open for Online Environment Virginia Symposium

Registration is now open for VMI’s 31st annual Environment Virginia Symposium, to be held March 23-25, 2021. This conference, sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Ethics, attracts environmental professionals representing private industry, state agencies, and nonprofits.

Portrait of Cadets Eric Munro '21 and Leon Thomas '22

Two Cadets Receive Military Engineering Award

Two Air Force ROTC cadets have been recognized by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). SAME, which focuses on building leaders to address national security infrastructure challenges, honored Eric Munro '21 and Leon Thomas ’22 with a Southeast Region ROTC Award.

Larry Camper meets with a member of VMI staff

A Century and a Half of Service

When it comes to a legacy of service to the VMI community, the Camper family is a member of the century-plus club.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins with VMI logo

A Letter to the VMI Community from MG Wins '85, 11 FEB 2021

VMI Interim Superintendent Maj. Gen. Wins '85 shares information and updates related to the review of the Institute with regard to diversity and inclusion ordered by Gov. Ralph Northam '81.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders