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  • 2013-14 a Busy Year for Physics Society

    PhysicsSummary
    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 →
  • VMI Community Theatre Presents 'Heart of the West'

    HeartWestSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 19, 2014 – The VMI Community Theatre will present “Heart of the West,” a show featuring timeless tales of the old American West, as seen through the works of Mark Twain, O. Henry, Stephen Crane, Eugene Field, and other American authors, as well as traditional toe-tapping western and folksongs.Read More →
  • Registration Open for VMI Reagan Conference

    announcement
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 17, 2014 – Registration opens today for “The Enduring Legacy: Leadership and National Security Affairs during the Ronald Reagan Era.” To be held Nov. 2-4, the conference is sponsored by VMI’s John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis and Center for Leadership and Ethics.Read More →
  • Civil War Armor Displayed for First Time in Decades

    BodyArmorSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 12, 2014 – Visitors to the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park now have a chance to see an object so rare that only a few others like it are known to exist in museums - a piece of Civil War body armor.  The steel armor, which protected only the wearer’s torso, was cut off the body of a dead Union soldier at the Battle of Port Republic, near Harrisonburg, on June 9, 1862, by Capt. Joseph Carpenter, VMI class of 1856.Read More →
  • Thinking Like Scientists

    SoybeansSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 6, 2014 – A new course in the VMI biology department, Ecological Biochemistry, is structured around conducting graduate-level scientific inquiry and transformed a class of students into a research team during spring semester.Read More →
  • Renovation of Cormack Hall to Begin Monday

    CormackSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 5, 2014 – Site preparation for the Corps Physical Training Facilities Phase II renovation of Cormack Hall is under way.Read More →
  • Three Appointed to VMI Board

    announcement
    LEXINGTON, Va., June 3, 2014 – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday the appointment of three new members to Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors. A fourth was re-appointed for a second four-year term. All will begin their new terms July 1.Read More →
  • Registration Open for Third VMI STEM Education Conference

    STEM13Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., May 30, 2014 – Registration is open for Virginia Military Institute’s third annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Conference to be held Oct. 7 and 8 at the Center for Leadership and Ethics.  This year's conference will take the theme, “Engineering Ingenuity: Math and Science Concepts in Action.”Read More →
  • Twins from Richmond Area Fare Well at VMI

    TwinsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., May 22, 2014 -- Three sets of twins, all from the Richmond area, were among the 317 men and women who received diplomas from Virginia Military Institute on Friday, May 16.  All six majored in either civil or mechanical engineering. Likewise, all six graduated from high schools in the Richmond area - and they all knew each other before they came to VMI.Read More →
  • Cadets Inducted into History Honors Society

    HistoryHonSocSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., May 22, 2014 - The VMI Department of History held a ceremony April 21 for nine cadets inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.Read More →