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  • Letcher Avenue Closed Saturday

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 24, 2014 – Letcher Avenue will be closed Saturday, July 26, between Jefferson Street and Maiden Lane. The closure will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Read More →
  • Physiologist Appointed to Gottwald Chair

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    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

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    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 →
  • New Discrimination Policy Adopted

    VMI has adopted a new unified policy on discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and retaliation that combines requirements of three previous policies. The new policy took effect earlier this month.Read More →
  • Exercise Science Research Looks at Benefits of Supplements

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 – A research project conducted on post this summer, a joint effort between the physical education and biology departments under the auspices of the departments’ new exercise science minor, is studying the benefits of nutritional supplements in the military setting.Read More →
  • Cookbook Presents Recipes from 19th-Century Farm Turned Battlefield

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    NEW MARKET, Va., July 3, 2014 – Visitors to both the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and the VMI museum shop this summer will find a new offering – a collection of 19th-century recipes with a special tie to the Bushong family, owners of the land on which the Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864.Read More →
  • Jackson House Volunteers Honored

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 3, 2014 – Stonewall Jackson House volunteers and staff were honored at a reception at McKethan Park June 10. Among those recognized were Sherwin Dillard, who was honored for serving the most hours, 311, by a single volunteer in 2013. Honored for contributing the most hours during her overall tenure at the Stonewall Jackson House was Dolores Ryan, who has served 8,000.Read More →
  • Work to Close Maiden Lane

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 3, 2014 – Portions of Maiden Lane will be closed next week as contractors working on the Corps Physical Training Facilities project begin installing conduit for underground utilities. Maiden Lane runs between Letcher Avenue and Main Street beside the office of the VMI Police, and provides access to the South Institute Hill parking lot.Read More →
  • VMI Major League Baseball Drafts Start Out Strong

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    LEXINGTON, Va., June 27, 2014 – It’s every Little Leaguers dream: to someday take all of that hard work on the baseball field and transfer it to the major leagues. A pair of VMI players is one step closer to realizing that dream. Connor Bach ’14 and Reed Garrett ’15 both were recently selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, Bach going in the 21st round to the Washington Nationals and Garrett selected in the 16th round by the Texas Rangers.Read More →
  • 2013-14 a Busy Year for Physics Society

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    LEXINGTON, Va., June 20, 2014 – The VMI chapter of the Society of Physics Students had an active 2013-14 academic year.  Among the group’s activities were visits to the Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va., and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va.Read More →