More than 40 pipers and drummers in the VMI Pipe Band represented the colors of the Institute as they marched in the Tartan Day Parade in New York City on April 9.
This year's Honors Week showcased research and scholarship across all disciplines by 34 cadets who presented their research to the wider VMI community. The annual event also saw a large number of cadets inducted into academic honor societies.
The 32nd annual Environment Virginia Symposium, organized and co-hosted by the VMI Center for Leadership & Ethics (CLE), was held in person at VMI on March 29-31 and attracted nearly 400 attendees from state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, higher education and the private sector.
Bettina Ring, chief sustainability and diversity officer for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, recognized as a Virginian who has made significant individual efforts to improve the environment.
The Jackson House Museum is now offering a tour titled “The Enslaved Experience,” which explores the Jackson House through the unique perspective and histories of the seven individuals enslaved by Thomas Jackson during his years in Lexington.
Fourteen 1st Class cadets got a taste of life in southeast Europe as they traveled to Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina over spring furlough. The trip was sponsored by the Olmsted Foundation, an organization that provides cultural immersion opportunities for cadets planning careers in the military.
The VMI club boxing team, known as the Regulators, is reigning victorious as national champions after a stunning weekend performance at the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association (USIBA) National Championships in Atlanta, Georgia.
Braver Angels, a national organization dedicated to depolarizing American discourse, visited VMI on Feb. 28 to facilitate a college debate titled “Resolved: Women Should Be Assigned Combat Roles”.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the VMI Board of Visitors and other members of the board, faculty, cadets, and administration met today for an update on the Institute’s activities related to its diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, or “Inclusive Excellence.”
This year, 2022, marks a quarter-century of women attending VMI. Lara Tyler Chambers ’03, the first female Institute graduate to serve on the VMI Board of Visitors, and Kasey Meredith ’22, the first female regimental commander, recently sat down to talk about their VMI experiences.