For the Institute, Matriculation Day was another step in the long evolution of similar days that have preceded it. For the newest rat class, the day was a memorable first.
Col. Thomas S. Baur '75, professor emeritus in the Department of Biology, died in a traffic accident today in Rockbridge County at the age of 64.
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will be the speaker for VMI's academic convocation, to be held Sept. 5, at 11 a.m. in Cameron Hall.
Presidential historian Jon Meacham explored characteristics of leadership and followership at VMI’s Academic Convocation today.
Brig. Gen. Robert Moreschi, deputy superintendent for academics and dean of the faculty, has announced the promotion and granting of tenure to VMI faculty members.
VMI places highly in U.S. News & World Report and other national rankings of colleges and universities.
A new exhibit in the VMI Museum tells the remarkable stories of VMI alumni who fought in Vietnam through the objects they brought out of the jungle.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis detailed the challenges cadets will soon face in a military—and a society—that needs leadership, allies, and modernization.
Cadets enrolled in national security minor pair research and real-world learning, allowing a select number of cadets to take on more challenge than the Institute already offers
Cadet writer Joel Thomas '19 has had an essay published by the North Carolina Literary Review. His submission won him honorable mention and a $100 prize.
Lunchtime language tables in Crozet Hall allow cadets to practice the foreign languages they're learning by conversing with faculty, staff, and fellow cadets.
Alex Dragan '20 won the Marine Corps Commandant's Trophy for his performance at platoon leaders course this summer.
Col. Jamie Inman ’86, VMI's chief of staff, will speak at this year’s December graduation ceremony in Jackson Memorial Hall Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Former U.S Secretary of Education William Bennett and Medal of Honor recipient Clint Romesha will speak in Marshall Hall's Gillis Theatre Monday as part of the VMI Leadership Conference.
GRIT, as defined by VMI’s Center for Leadership and Ethics, is exemplified by growth, resilience, integrity, and tenacity—virtues on display at this year's Leadership Conference.
Milana Hogan spoke during the Leadership Conference today in Gillis Theater and was the first speaker in VMI’s Caroline Dawn Wortham ’12 lecture series.
VMI fielded two Ranger Challenge teams at Fort Knox Oct. 24-28, finishing in second and third place overall. Their performance represents the best ever result in the military brigade competition.
Cadets were on hand last Friday night to offer their appreciation to members of the Institute Society for their contributions to the Institute.
Revitalized this year, the VMI e-Club brings together cadets of all majors who are interested in entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation.
For the second time in three years, a VMI cadet—Alec Hoopes ’19—has been ranked number one in the nation by the U.S. Army Cadet Command.
Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, will receive the Jonathan Daniels Humanitarian Award March 6 in Cameron Hall.
The Institute ranks among the top 10 liberal arts colleges in the nation, according to Money magazine. VMI was the only publicly funded school included among the 10.
Cadets, VMI employees, and members of the community gathered last night to hear retired Army Maj. Jeffrey Struecker speak about fear, faith, loyalty, and leadership.
John O. Marsh Jr., former Secretary of the Army for eight years in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, died Monday at the age of 92.
The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death Feb. 7 of retired Brig. Gen N. Mike Bissell ’61.
A floor-by-floor renovation of VMI's Preston Library is expected to take approximately 18 months to complete at a cost of $19.2 million.
VMI cadets performed the ceremonial duties as former Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr. was laid to rest Friday in a ceremony at New Market.
More than 130 cadets will perform in New Orleans' Endymion parade Saturday as 30,000 watch in person and hundreds of thousands tune in across the country.
This semester’s career and internship fair hosted over 60 employers and offered cadets a broader array of opportunities than ever before.
Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, encouraged the Corps of Cadets to see the world from another's perspective and follow in the footsteps of Jonathan Daniels ’61.
Decorated veteran and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva spoke yesterday as part of the Center for Leadership and Ethics’ Courageous Leadership series.
VMI’s ROTC unit is the only in the nation to participate in field testing the Army Combat Fitness Test that will soon be required for every U.S. Army soldier.
Lt. Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, associate professor of economics and business, was one of 13 recipients of the 2019 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award.
Nineteen cadets presented their research during Honors Week, with many choosing projects informed by the communities in which they grew up.
Gov. Ralph Northam ’81 stressed his administration’s commitment to stewardship of the commonwealth’s water, air, and land at the Environment Virginia Symposium.
The VMI Board of Visitors is expected to take action on tuition and mandatory fees for all in-state and out-of-state students at its May 4 meeting.
Annika Tice ’19, the first VMI cadet since 2001 to receive a Fulbright award, will use the opportunity to teach English in the Ivory Coast.
Three VMI boxers earned national titles, and seven fighters earned All-America honors in the USIBA national tournament in Syracuse over spring furlough.
Six cadets competed in Italy at the 18th annual International Competition on the Law of Armed Conflict. VMI placed second among 28 teams representing 15 nations.
One of VMI's most heavily used academic buildings is about to undergo a $43.2 million renovation.
Construction of VMI's new $41.275 million aquatics center is expected to begin next spring immediately adjacent and connected to the Corps Physical Training Facility.
The Honorable Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, visited post April 11 to speak with Army ROTC cadets and faculty as part of his tour of all six senior military colleges.
VMI's team placed high in functional fitness as Adam Josephson '19 was selected as best squad leader at this year's Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point.
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.
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).
Cadets commissioned into the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force during VMI’s joint commissioning ceremony held in Cameron Hall May 15.
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.
A long-time VMI employee takes leadership of the information technology department.
Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Michael Lawrence Hamlar to a four-year term on the VMI Board of Visitors.
Two cadets are working on summer research projects that could save money for healthcare systems.
Krystal Graves '20 is delving into the ancient past to learn about ancient and modern views of war.
Is the green roof on the Corps Physical Training Facility saving VMI money? A cadet investigates.
An interdisciplinary project involving the biology and computer science departments could help a local soybean farmer produce higher yields.
Maddy Moger '20's summer research project has involved a deeper look at the "whys" of classic fairy tales, using a psychoanalytic approach.