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Andrew Broecker, VMI Class of 2022, prepares to fly a drone while Dr. Hongbo Zhang looks on.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Soybean Research Goes Airborne

An interdisciplinary project involving the biology and computer science departments could help a local soybean farmer produce higher yields.

Maj. Paul Ackerman ’93 explains the watering system on the CPTF green roof to Maria Vargas ’22 and Dr. Tanjina Afrin.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

SURI Project Evaluates CPTF Green Roof

Is the green roof on the Corps Physical Training Facility saving VMI money? A cadet investigates.

Maj. Steven Knepper and Krystal Graves discuss her summer research project on the Iliad.—VMI Photo by Mary Price.

SURI Project Explores Ancient and Modern Perspectives on War

Krystal Graves '20 is delving into the ancient past to learn about ancient and modern views of war.

Tristan Howard ’20 and Col. Barry Cobb discuss Howard’s research on staffing needs for healthcare.—VMI Photo by Mary Price.

Healthcare SURIs Explore Cost Savings, Security

Two cadets are working on summer research projects that could save money for healthcare systems.

A photo of Mike Hamlar

Governor Announces Appointment, Reappointments to VMI Board

Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Michael Lawrence Hamlar to a four-year term on the VMI Board of Visitors.

A photo of Wes Robinson

Robinson Named Director of IT

A long-time VMI employee takes leadership of the information technology department.

Cadets toss their gloves into the air during the graduation ceremony held in Cameron Hall today.

‘The VMI We Have Known and Experienced’

Hard work and learned wisdom are still the keys to success in life, Gen. Peay told the approximately 300 cadets graduating in a ceremony held in Cameron Hall.

Army ROTC cadets take the commissioning oath in Cameron Hall this morning.

Over 160 Commission into Armed Forces

Cadets commissioned into the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force during VMI’s joint commissioning ceremony held in Cameron Hall May 15.

Rob Soluri ’22 talks with Lt. Col. Brent Hierman, associate professor of international studies, about his research on gun control and violent crime rates.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Math That Matters Deepens Cadet Engagement

As the 2018-19 academic year draws toward a close, so does the first year of VMI’s Math That Matters: Math for the Modern World, which was implemented this year as part of the Institute’s quality enhancement plan (QEP).

Col. Howard Sanborn sits with cadets in Scott Shipp Hall.

Sanborn Receives Fulbright Grant

Col. Howard Sanborn, professor of international studies, will spend the fall 2019 semester in Hong Kong courtesy of a Fulbright grant from the U.S. State Department.