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.

Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to participants in this year's Environment Virginia Symposium.

‘The Environment Belongs to All of Us’

Gov. Ralph Northam ’81 stressed his administration’s commitment to stewardship of the commonwealth’s water, air, and land at the Environment Virginia Symposium.

John O'Donnell presents his research in the Turman Room of Preston Library.

Honors Week Showcases Cadet Research

Nineteen cadets presented their research during Honors Week, with many choosing projects informed by the communities in which they grew up.

Cadets participate in Army Combat Fitness Test field trials.

‘VMI Leads the Way’

VMI’s ROTC unit is the only in the nation to participate in field testing the Army Combat Fitness Test that will soon be required for every U.S. Army soldier.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders