Virginia Military Institute welcomes guest speaker Dr. Uva de Aragón for a lecture titled, “The Fortune (or Curse) of Being a Writer” on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:45 p.m. at Preston Library located at 411 Letcher Avenue on post. It is free and open to the public.
The George C. Marshall Foundation will host author Robert O’Connell for a lecture on his new book, “Team America: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, Eisenhower, and the World They Forged” on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m., at their building located on VMI Parade Avenue on post.
Harris Burton ’23 uses her fluency with the French language to personally connect with children from a French speaking African nation.
Gen. Robert B. Neller, a retired four-star general who served as the 37th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, will appear at Virginia Military Institute’s annual Leadership and Ethics Conference as a H.B. Johnson, Class of 1926 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11:00 a.m.
Lt. Col. Catharine Ingersoll, associate professor of art history, was recently instrumental in solving a similar mystery when she was called upon to confirm the identity of two 16th century stained-glass panels discovered in storage at the Reading Public Museum (RPM) in Reading, Pennsylvania.
The VMI Pipe Band, which serves as musical ambassadors throughout the United States, has recently added Scottish authenticity to its ranks in the form of its new director, Maj. Brian Donaldson.
The show is a revue of military life in sketches that include satire, humor, poetry, drama, and music. This year marks the eighth edition of the show, and features lively moments from the American Revolution through World War II, and offers a variety of tunes that were popular during those times.
Chris Kushner ’24, a biology major and honors student at Virginia Military Institute, took his research and some creativity to a recent virtual conference and came away with deserved recognition from the judges.
The women of VMI were celebrated on post Sept. 8-10, with more than 200 alumnae and their families returning to Lexington. Alumnae panels offered insight on post-graduation paths, highlighting how the VMI experience helped them get to where they are today.
The Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors voted unanimously to honor Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III ’62, superintendent emeritus, with the school’s highest honor, the New Market Medal.