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VMI Transitions to Distance Learning

With cadets and most faculty away from post this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it might be easy to assume that VMI is “shut down.” That, however, is far from the truth.

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TAPS—Bruce C. Vandervort

Col. Bruce C. Vandervort, professor emeritus of history, died Thursday, March 4, at the age of 79. He was the editor of the Journal of Military History.

Update on Coronavirus

In light of the Centers for Disease Control’s recent update regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), VMI is continuing to take steps to prevent and prepare for an outbreak.

TAPS—Bill Badgett ‘53

Colonel William “Bill” D. Badgett ’53, professor emeritus of English and Fine Arts and the longest-serving faculty member in the history of VMI, passed away at the age of 88.

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Virginia Military Institute a Top Fulbright Producer

One cadet and two faculty members were selected to receive Fulbright grants from the U.S. Department of State for the 2019-20 academic year.

Wyatt Named Director of Communications & Marketing at VMI

Col. William “Bill” Wyatt has been named director of communications and marketing at Virginia Military Institute effective Feb.10.

ROI of a VMI Education is Highlighted in Recent Study

Virginia Military Institute comes in as the top public liberal arts college in the nation in terms of return on investment, according to a recently released study.

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Two VMI Faculty Members to Speak on With Good Reason

Two members of the economics and business department will discuss patterns in housing and access to credit on public radio.

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2018 Alumna Selected for Prestigious Scholarship

Tze Ting Chiu '18 will earn a master's in global affairs through the Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Smythe to Speak on With Good Reason

Lt. Col. Ashleigh Smythe, associate professor of biology, will discuss the migration of nematodes after the 2011 tsunami in Japan on public radio’s With Good Reason.