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A wide angle of the joint commissioning ceremony.

Cadets Take Oath, Give First Salutes

New second lieutenants and ensigns took their commissioning oaths this morning in Cameron Hall, marking the end of four years of serious study and work and the beginning of a life of service to the nation.

A map showing the flow of traffic to VMI.

Visitors to Access Post via Jordan’s Point

Due to the high volume of traffic expected for the commencement ceremony May 16, all traffic must enter post through the Jordan’s Point entrance by way of Saunders Drive.

VMI Board of Visitors Sets Tuition and Fees, Budget

The Board of Visitors approved tuition and fee increases for the next academic year at its meeting on May 6. Tuition and fees will increase 3.7 percent for Virginia residents and 4.7 percent for out-of-state residents.

Spencer Jefferson ’17 and Philip Jewett ’17 fit the prosthetic leg they constructed as part of their capstone project onto a volunteer subject. – VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Research Aims to Provide Affordable Prosthetics

A project underway in the mechanical engineering lab at VMI may someday help amputees in developing countries.

Chase Antony ’18 accepts his award for 3rd place at the Model UN conference at the U.S. Military Academy. – VMI Photo courtesy of Ryan Nagatoshi ’18.

Model UN Makes an Impression

Two cadets recently received awards at the United States Military Academy's Model UN conference, an impressive accomplishment considering that Model UN is a relatively new activity at VMI.