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Alex Dragan '20 accepts the Marine Corps Commandant's Trophy from Maj. Gen.  James

‘An Amazing Representative for VMI’

Alex Dragan '20 won the Marine Corps Commandant's Trophy for his performance at platoon leaders course this summer.

Secretary of Defense Mattis addresses the Corps of Cadets

Mattis Addresses Corps of Cadets

Secretary of Defense James Mattis detailed the challenges cadets will soon face in a military—and a society—that needs leadership, allies, and modernization.

An improvised American flag rests in the VMI Museum's Vietnam exhibit.

Heroism, Resilience, and Sacrifice on Display

A new exhibit in the VMI Museum tells the remarkable stories of VMI alumni who fought in Vietnam through the objects they brought out of the jungle.

Cadets walk to class

VMI Ranked Highly by Major Media Outlets

VMI places highly in U.S. News & World Report and other national rankings of colleges and universities.

Col. Brad Coleman '95 leads cadets through the Marshall Library.

Promotions, Granting of Tenure Announced

Brig. Gen. Robert Moreschi, deputy superintendent for academics and dean of the faculty, has announced the promotion and granting of tenure to VMI faculty members.

Presidential historian Jon Meacham speaks at Academic Convocation today.

Meacham Highlights Presidential Virtues

Presidential historian Jon Meacham explored characteristics of leadership and followership at VMI’s Academic Convocation today.

A portrait of Presidential Historian Jon Meacham

Presidential Historian, Author to Speak at VMI

Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will be the speaker for VMI's academic convocation, to be held Sept. 5, at 11 a.m. in Cameron Hall.

A portrait of Thomas S. Baur

TAPS—Col. Thomas S. Baur '75

Col. Thomas S. Baur '75, professor emeritus in the Department of Biology, died in a traffic accident today in Rockbridge County at the age of 64.

Cadets form up in Cameron Hall.

519 Matriculate in Cameron Hall

For the Institute, Matriculation Day was another step in the long evolution of similar days that have preceded it. For the newest rat class, the day was a memorable first.

Bethany King ’18 presents her poster on the Rat Line caloric study during the undergraduate research symposium April 18.

‘More than One Goal of the Rat Line’

The Rat Line isn't just mentally stressful—it also produces changes in physiology. Researchers quantified those training effects in the months following Matriculation.