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  • VMI Professor to Speak on Early Air Travel

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 29, 2014 – Maj. Houston Johnson, assistant professor of history at Virginia Military Institute, will talk about air travel in America in the first half of the 20th century on public radio’s With Good Reason next week.Read More →
  • 'The Wait is Over'

    Lexington, Va., Aug. 23, 2014 – Five hundred new cadets – 73 of whom are women – matriculated today in VMI's Cameron Hall. This afternoon, they meet their cadre and begin nine days of training before classes start Sept. 2.Read More →
  • Belize: Four Credits and a Whole Lot of Swimming

    LEXINGTON Aug. 21, 2014 -- Cadets travel to Belize to learn among the creatures they are studying in the biology department's Tropical Marine Biology course. The experience immersed cadets in the ecosystems of Belize and gave them the chance to explore everything from sharks to pufferfish.Read More →
  • VMI Athletics Signs Agreement with Under Amour

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute has signed an exclusive agreement with Under Armour, making the company the official supplier and outfitter of VMI Athletics beginning this fall. VMI is the first NCAA Division I school in Virginia to sign such an agreement.Read More →
  • Immersed In German Language and Culture

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 – In one whirlwind month this summer, a group of 24 VMI cadets experienced life abroad in a way that very few college students do, when they traveled to Berlin, Germany, and stayed with host families there.Read More →
  • House Razed to Make Way for Training Facility

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 – The Hall-Poindexter House was demolished this morning in preparation for the construction of the new Indoor Training Facility at the intersection of Diamond and Main streets, Phase I of VMI’s Corps Physical Training Facilities project, expected to be completed in July 2016.Read More →
  • Business Major Interns with Construction Office

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 – Cadet Dakota Nicely ’15 spent the summer working as an intern with the VMI construction office and was on hand as the Virginia Air National Guard’s 203rd REDHORSE Squadron helped erect a pavilion and a latrine at McKethan Park.Read More →
  • 'Money' Magazine: VMI 18th in Nation

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute was ranked 18th out of the 665 colleges and universities listed in a new national best colleges ranking released today by Money magazine, Money’s Best Colleges. Money’s ranking system took into account education quality, affordability, and post-graduation outcome.Read More →
  • Physiologist Appointed to Gottwald Chair

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 – A VMI alumnus with an extensive background in physiology and military nutrition has been named as the Floyd D. Gottwald Jr. ’43 Visiting Professor in Leadership and Ethics for the 2014-15 academic year.Read More →
  • Making New Molecules

    LEXINGTON, Va., July 18, 2014 – Col. Darren Timmons and three cadet researchers spent the first summer session exploring the world of liquid crystals, and the group has made significant progress. Their research was funded by the chemistry department's Summer Undergraduate Research Program.Read More →