Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
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Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Rep. John Lewis to Receive Humanitarian Award

    DanielsLewisSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., March 9, 2015 – A final performance of the VMI Theatre's Jonathan Myrick Daniels:  The Martyr of Lowndes County, has been added to the schedule of events Wednesday, March 11, when Virginia Military Institute will present the Jonathan M. Daniels ’61 Humanitarian Award to Georgia’s 5th District Rep. John Lewis.  A parade of the Corps of Cadets, previously scheduled, has been canceled.  VMI will offer a live webcast of the award ceremony at www.vmi.edu/livestream.Read More →
  • ‘The Quiet of a Storm Center’

    TotenbergTalkSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 – Well-known National Public Radio journalist Nina Totenberg reminisced about her 47 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court in a speech given at VMI yesterday.Read More →
  • Pre-Election Nigeria: A Dialogue

    Psychology and international studies professors discuss what's at stake. Video and transcripts for download.Read More →
  • 'Off the Chart History'

    AyersLecSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2015 – Dr. Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond and co-host of Back Story, a nationally syndicated radio show that ties history to the present day, talked to the VMI Corps of Cadets, faculty, and community members earlier today about the "shape" of the Civil War.Read More →
  • Small Recycling Grant Yields Notable Results

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2015 – A small grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful has helped to extend recycling efforts in underserved areas such as locker rooms and computer labs.


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  • VMI Business Department Reaccredited

    AACSBSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2015 – VMI’s Department of Economics and Business has been reaccredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.Read More →
  • Recreating History from a Pile of Oak Planks

    CrozetDoorsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2014 – A project currently under way in the VMI physical plant has not only saved the state thousands of dollars, but brought historical authenticity back to one of VMI’s most well-known and heavily trafficked buildings.  Locksmith Tommy Tomlin and assistant locksmiths Mark Lynn and Kevin Scott crafted new doors for Crozet Hall.Read More →
  • A Little Bit of Earth

    Bayne,HelenSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 19, 2014 – Since last summer, crews have been hard at work with site preparations for the Corps Physical Training Facility. All of the dynamite and digging in the world, though, can’t remove what’s precious for one lifelong Lexington resident: memories of the little house on Ruff Lane, now demolished, where she and her twin brother entered the world on Nov. 26, 1930.Read More →
  • Biology, Engineering Professors Selected for State Award

    MooreTurnerSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 11, 2014 – Col. James E. Turner ’65 and Lt. Col. Tim O. Moore II ’97, both VMI alumni, have won Outstanding Faculty Awards given annually by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.Read More →
  • ‘What a Football Coach Ought to Be’

    FootballBookSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2014 –John McKenna has long been considered a legend on post at VMI. Now he is being immortalized.  Roland Lazenby ’74 recently co-wrote a book, Best Regrets, with veteran sports writer Mike Ashley about the winningest coach in VMI football history.Read More →