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Know What to Do and Do It

Former White House Chief of Staff James A. Baker III discussed the meaning of leadership after receiving the Byrd Public Service Award this morning in Cameron Hall.

Col. Greg Topasna talks astronomy with science fair participants.

‘Everybody Can Be a Scientist’

VMI professors were among those offering hands-on activities for the estimated 400 young people attending Sunday's Science Fest and Maker Faire in downtown Lexington.

Several pages from the diabetes article are shown here.

Predicting Diabetes

Two faculty members and a recent graduate have published their research about the use of mathematical models to predict diabetes diagnosis.

Col. Keith Gibson stands next to the painting

19th Century Painting on Display

"Attack on the Huguenots" was painted by William D. Washington, a member of the VMI faculty in the 19th century.

A view of the Chessie Trail

‘It’s a Big Deal’

Staff of VMI’s Physical Plant have been working hard to get the Chessie Trail in perfect condition in advance of the 2016 Chessie Trail Half Marathon and 5K Oct. 15.

Sgt. 1st Class Carmelo Echevarria gives instructions before the night ambush begins.

Night Ambush

Cadets try out patrol and ambush tactics taught by the commandant’s staff, complementing training provided by the ROTC units.

The cover of the Quality Enhancement Plan shows cadets marching across the Parade Ground.

Math That Matters

Math that Matters: Math for the Modern World, the title of VMI’s proposed Quality Enhancement Plan, aims to introduce cadets majoring in the humanities and other programs to mathematical thinking.

Image of Tim Chartier at podium

‘Making the Magical Logical’

Tim Chartier, professor of mathematics and computer science at Davidson College, addressed the approximately 300 participants in “Math: The Roots of STEM,” this year’s STEM education conference.

Col. Mike Krakow instructs his karate class.

New Karate Class

Physical education elective offers the chance to learn self-defense moves and boost fitness.

The ‘Transformative Power’ of Math and Science

Keynote speaker Christine McKinley opened the fifth annual STEM Education Conference this morning, telling the story of how the study of engineering and science changed her life.