Marc Polymeropoulos, former CIA agent

Former CIA Agent to Speak at VMI

Virginia Military Institute welcomes guest speaker Marc Polymeropoulos, former CIA agent, on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7:45 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.

Two VMI English Professors Land Books Deals

Lt. Col. Mary “Polly” Stewart Atwell, associate professor, and Maj. Henry A. Wise III ’05, assistant professor, both in the Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies at Virginia Military Institute, have secured book deals.

Two of VMI's own were recognized as members of the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team for the 2023-24 academic year.

All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team Announced

Two of VMI's own were recognized as members of the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team for the 2023-24 academic year. The All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team recognizes those who have demonstrated service to their schools and made contributions to campus life and community.

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, the Office of Global Education, and the Dean’s Academic Speakers Fund at Virginia Military Institute present French films as part of the 2023-24 Albertine Cinémathèque film series.

French Films to be Shown at VMI

Three French films will be shown as part of the 2024 Spring Albertine Cinémathèque film series. The film series aims to expands access to French cinema and supports film programming at American colleges and universities.

VMI Community Theatre allows students and community members to participate in productions.

Auditions to be held for VMI Community Theatre

Cadets and community members may audition any of the four evenings. There are a variety of adult male and female roles to fill for actors.

VMI graduates toss their gloves in a tradition that concludes the commencement ceremony and their time in the Corps of Cadets at the military college.

Joyous Moments at December Commissioning and Graduation

The shortest day of the year was a great day of celebration, joy, and pride at Virginia Military Institute, as families and friends gathered in Memorial Hall surrounded by holiday greenery, to witness 35 cadets cross the stage to receive their diplomas during the commencement ceremony Dec. 21.

Students part of Lt. Col. Kevin Braun’s general chemistry lab course recently conducted preliminary data analysis on metals in an unconventional place — the VMI Museum.

VMI Chemistry Majors Study Antiquities

Cadets in Lt. Col. Kevin Braun’s general chemistry lab took their research to an unlikely place — the VMI Museum on post. The archeology-themed activity called for the cadets to choose unidentified displayed artifacts, and use their prior knowledge of metals to speculate their origin.

VMI debate at the Center for Leadership and Ethics and in partnership with the Building BRIDGES club.

VMI Leads the Way in Civil Discourse in Higher Education

At VMI, the debates are organized through a partnership with the CLE and the Building BRIDGES club. Four cadets who went through an application process and subsequent training to become student debate fellows in the program, are joined by three faculty fellows in planning the debates.

College Orientation Workshop, Inc. (COW), a challenging four-week summer program that offers education, leadership, character building, and physical training to promising male minority high school students at no cost to them.

New VMI Psych Class Studies Risk in Youth

Cadets taking this new course study risk factors that youth can face, and how those risks manifest in the physical body, particularly the brain. Cadets also learn to identify conditions that safeguard against risk, and examine programs and policies that focus on positive youth development.

VMI cadets perform holiday Carols in the Courtyard during Spirit Night at VMI.

VMI Events for the Holiday Season

The Institute will host and participate in a variety of holiday-themed events in November and December, on post, at our museums, and in Lexington and Richmond. Come celebrate the season with VMI!

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders