Maj. Sherri Tombarge
Assistant Director
News and Editorial Services
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News and Features

  • VMI Again Selected for Rose Parade

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 – For only the second time in recent history, the combined VMI Regimental Band and Pipe Band have been selected to appear in the Tournament of Roses Parade, to be held on Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif.Read More →
  • 'Field of Lost Shoes' to Open Sept. 26

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 – The Field of Lost Shoes, a feature film showcasing the VMI cadets’ role in the May 15, 1864, Battle of New Market, will be playing in theaters across the country starting Sept. 26Read More →
  • Taps – Col. George Leith Roth

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 – Col. George Leith Roth, a longtime faculty member in VMI’s English department, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Lexington.Read More →
  • deHarts Take Bronze in World Championships

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    Continuing their pattern of athletic accomplishment, Maj. Pieter deHart and Maj. Jenny deHart arrived in Canada last month for the 2014 World Aquathlon Championships – and left with bronze medals around their necks.Read More →
  • Shepherd Internship an 'Eye-Opening Experience'

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    A VMI cadet put her Spanish and biology double major to use this summer through an internship in Richmond, Va., where she simultaneously worked at a medical clinic serving low-income patients and conducted a Summer Undergraduate Research Institute project.

     
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  • Northam Urges Corps to ‘Aim High’

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    Speaking at convocation for the beginning of VMI’s 175th academic year Monday, Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam ’81 reminded cadets gathered in Cameron Hall to live lives girded by three timeless components of leadership – service, a strong code of ethics, and honor.Read More →
  • U.S. News: VMI Among Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges

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    Virginia Military Institute retained its standing among the best national public liberal arts colleges and in the top tier of all liberal arts colleges, private as well as public, as ranked in the latest edition of U.S. News and World Report.Read More →
  • 'The Wait is Over'

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    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

    BelizeSummary
    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

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    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 →