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Smythe to speak on With Good Reason

Lt. Col. Ashleigh Smythe, associate professor of biology, will discuss the migration of nematodes after the 2011 tsunami in Japan on public radio’s With Good Reason.

TAPS—Don Jamison '57

Col. Donald K. Jamison, VMI Class 1957, who returned to VMI after graduation and served the Institute for years with distinction, passed away on Nov. 19, 2019, at the age of 85.

Former Air Force Secretary Deborah James stands at the podium in Gillis Theater.

'Lead Us into the Future'

Former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James addressed the VMI community and outside guests on the 180th anniversary of the Institute's founding.

Former Air Force Secretary to Speak at VMI

A former secretary of the U.S. Air Force will address the Corps of Cadets at a convocation marking the 180th anniversary of the Founding of VMI on Nov. 11.

Army General (retired) Joseph Votel speaks in Cameron Hall.

'Trust is Vital'

Retired Gen. Joseph Votel spoke at the 10th annual VMI Leadership Conference. This year's conference was titled "Disruption: Challenging Leadership at Every Turn."

A headshot of Bruce Gottwald Jr.

TAPS—Bruce Gottwald '81

A memorial service for Gottwald, a prominent alumnus, will be held Friday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Richmond.

New cadets pose for a photo atop House Mountain.

Rat Challenge Returns to House Mountain

This year, new cadets are once again scaling Lexington's iconic landmark, House Mountain, as part of Rat Challenge.

PE Students with Anatomage Table

VMI Endorses Growth4VA Campaign

VMI’s superintendent, Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62, announced his support for a business-inspired higher education campaign, Growth4VA.

Cadets walk to class during the first week of classes at VMI.

VMI Again Highly Ranked by U.S. News, Wall Street Journal

The Institute maintains its status among the top four public colleges nationwide, according to U.S. News, and 72nd out of more than 200 national liberal arts colleges.

Nancy Giordano speaks to the VMI community in Cameron Hall.

‘The Implications of the Human Cloud’

Strategic futurist Nancy Giordano, speaker at VMI's academic convocation, told cadets that qualities such as empathy and integrity will be essential in the future.