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Cadets working on entry for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region III Hardware Competition

Robotics Team Earns Highest Placing to Date

The VMI team finished second among nine teams in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region III Hardware Competition, held as part of IEEE Southeast Con 2021, just behind Clemson University, a school with just over 20,000 undergraduates.

Phi Alpha Theta Screenshot and Greek Letters

Alpha-Gamma-Mu Holds Virtual Induction Ceremony

On April 8, 2021, 31 scholars from an array of majors and academic departments were inducted into VMI’s Alpha-Gamma-Mu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.

Promo photo of Lt. Col. Abbey Carrico for episode of With Good Reason

Modern Languages Professor to Speak on ‘With Good Reason’

Lt. Col. Abbey Carrico, associate professor of modern languages and cultures (French) at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss how fictional representations of water help us make sense of life and death on public radio’s With Good Reason April 3-9, in an episode titled “The Waters.”

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.

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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.