Citizen Soldiers

"It is to you men and women of the great citizen-army who carried
this nation to victory that we must look for leadership in the critical
years ahead. - Gen. George C. Marshall, VMI Class of 1901

Top Ranked for Earning Potential

Forbes magazine ranks Virginia Military Institute No. 11 on its list
of Top 25 Public Colleges with The Highest Earning Graduates.

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VMI Offers Choice

VMI offers cadets the option to commission upon graduation or
begin civilian careers. The Institute also offers the choice of ROTC
among the branches.



Focus on Faculty

Maj. Dan Harrison ’05 and Jake Hyde ’17 set up a specially designed, air-free, electrochemical cell containing one of Hyde’s iron compounds. – VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Fueling a Carbon-Neutral Society

Maj. Dan Harrison '05, who’s been teaching at VMI since 2013, focuses his research around developing catalysts that can reduce carbon dioxide into a more reactive carbon species and then into a usable fuel that could someday replace fossil fuels.

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New Stadium Bag Policy in Effect

Starting with VMI’s homecoming football game against Western Carolina, the Institute will be utilizing a new clear bag policy at Foster Stadium, similar to policies at other NCAA games nationwide.

Sandhurst, VMI Swap Professors

Col. Geoff Jensen is teaching this fall at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, while Dr. Klaus Schmider, a member of the Sandhurst faculty, is teaching at VMI.

VMI Takes First In Math Competition

For the first time since the event was established three years ago, VMI took home the top spot at the Shenandoah Valley Math Modeling Challenge.

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