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The ruins of the South River Bridge represent a break in the continuity of the Chessie Nature Trail. – VMI Photo by Maj. John Robertson IV.

Planners Turn Focus to South River Bridge

Ever since Hurricane Isabel swept through the area in 2003, navigating the Chessie Trail has required a detour around the missing South River Bridge. But that could change if funding comes through to replace the bridge.

Kerisha Goode ’18 and Greg Henderson ’17 take photos to document 2016 Chessie Trail Half Marathon and 5K. – Photo courtesy of Maj. Stephanie Hodde.

Linking the Classroom with the Chessie

An English major’s life has traditionally been spent indoors, but last fall seven cadets majoring in English, rhetoric, and humanistic studies found themselves most decidedly outdoors as they undertook a field work project centered on the Chessie Trail.

Julianne Knoblett ’20, Eryn Daman ’18, and Marlene Haag ’18, each members of WiSE, look at an image taken by a telescope with Col. Daniela Topasna, professor of physics and astronomy. – VMI Photo by H. Lockwood McLaughlin.

Being WiSE to STEM Opportunities

There's a new group on post for female cadets majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Gen. Mark Milley Speaks in Cameron Hall today.  – VMI Photo by H. Lockwood McLaughlin.

'Connect the Dots'

Gen. Mark Milley, Army’s chief of staff, addressed cadets, faculty, staff, and community members about the lessons of history and coming shifts in how armed conflict is conducted.

Members of VMI’s club boxing team trade blows Nov. 11 in a ring set up in New Barracks Courtyard surrounded by cadets cheering from the courtyard and the stoops. – VMI Photo by Stephen Hanes.

VMI to Host Collegiate Boxing Nationals

Tickets are on sale for the 2017 USIBA Boxing Nationals, to be held March 23-25 in Virginia Military Institute’s newly-renovated Cocke Hall.

Dallas Clark ’99 speaks to friends from across post after receiving the Meritorious Service Medal in October. – VMI File Photo by Stephen Hanes.

Clark to Head Finance, Administration, and Support

Col. Dallas Clark '99 has been named director of finance, administration, and support for Virginia Military Institute. He will assume his duties in mid-February.

A portrait of Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley.

Army Chief of Staff to Speak at VMI

General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, will speak to the Corps of Cadets in Cameron Hall Feb. 8.

A portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg to Speak at VMI Feb. 1

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will participate in a public on-stage interview in Cameron Hall on Feb. 1.

Cadets march in the 2017 presidential inaugural parade.

VMI Marches in Presidential Inaugural Parade

The Corps of Cadets' participation in the parade was broadcast across the nation Friday, and it marks the 15th time the VMI Corps of Cadets has participated in a presidential inaugural parade.

Cadets practice marching on the Parade Ground Jan. 18 to prepare for the presidential inaugural parade.

Watch Live as the Corps Marches in the Inaugural

The VMI Corps of Cadets will be the last and largest unit in the parade honoring the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, and is expected to pass the reviewing stand around 5 p.m.