Anne C. Townsend ’24 in lab with growing plants

Summer Research Spotlight

As part of VMI’s Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI), Anne C. Townsend ’24 is conducting research in hydroponic systems to discover an environmentally and economically feasible way to provide a permanent supply of fresh produce for Crozet Hall.

VMI Community Updates

Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets, their families, faculty & staff, and the VMI community at-large:

  VMI Community: To receive important information concerning emergencies, weather, traffic, and parking, text the word "Keydet" to 772-95.

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Rare Opportunity in Rome

Cadets participating in the VMI Engineering in Rome study abroad program recently visited the NATO Defense College (NDC). Led by Col. Jon-Michael Hardin, Ph.D., head of the mechanical engineering department, the VMI delegation received a comprehensive briefing on the history, structure, and main activities of the College, followed by a Q&A session. Learn more about their experience.

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News from Post

TAPS – Linda Wickline

The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Linda Wickline, assistant bursar, who passed away Friday, July 1, at the age of 63.

VMI Community Theatre Revives Local History Play

The VMI Community Theatre presents an updated version of “Heroes, Hustlers, Schemers, & Scamps: Curious Characters from Rockbridge County History” on July 13, 14, 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall on post at Virginia Military Institute.

Jackson House Museum Offers New Tour

As part of its ongoing Master Guide Tour Series, the Jackson House Museum is presenting a new guided tour called “Stonewall Legends” from July 1 through September 30.

Miller Named VMI Athletic Director

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins '85, superintendent, has appointed Jim Miller to serve as the Virginia Military Institute's director of intercollegiate athletics. Miller has been interim athletic director at VMI since Oct. 1, 2021.

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