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A Parents Council member walks and talks with the family member of an incoming cadet.

Class of 2023 Matriculates

The second largest class in VMI's history, numbering 515, arrived Saturday, Aug. 17, to begin their VMI cadetships and the Rat Line.

A portrait of Nancy Giordano

Futurist to Kick Off VMI’s Academic Year

Nancy Giordano will speak at VMI's 2019-20 academic convocation, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Cameron Hall.

A portrait of Bill Boland

Board President to Address VMI’s December Graduates

Bill Boland '73, president of the VMI Board of Visitors, will address the Institute's December graduates.

The press box atop Foster Stadium has been renovated this spring and summer.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Press Box Renovations to Allow Instant Replay

The press box atop Foster Stadium is undergoing a $1.7 million renovation designed to give the Keydets instant replay capabilities, plus make more room for coaches.

Maj. Steve Knepper and Maddy Moger '20 discuss her research on fairy tales.—VMI Photo by Mary Price.

What Wicked Stepmother?

Maddy Moger '20's summer research project has involved a deeper look at the "whys" of classic fairy tales, using a psychoanalytic approach.

Andrew Broecker, VMI Class of 2022, prepares to fly a drone while Dr. Hongbo Zhang looks on.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Soybean Research Goes Airborne

An interdisciplinary project involving the biology and computer science departments could help a local soybean farmer produce higher yields.

Maj. Paul Ackerman ’93 explains the watering system on the CPTF green roof to Maria Vargas ’22 and Dr. Tanjina Afrin.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

SURI Project Evaluates CPTF Green Roof

Is the green roof on the Corps Physical Training Facility saving VMI money? A cadet investigates.

Maj. Steven Knepper and Krystal Graves discuss her summer research project on the Iliad.—VMI Photo by Mary Price.

SURI Project Explores Ancient and Modern Perspectives on War

Krystal Graves '20 is delving into the ancient past to learn about ancient and modern views of war.

Tristan Howard ’20 and Col. Barry Cobb discuss Howard’s research on staffing needs for healthcare.—VMI Photo by Mary Price.

Healthcare SURIs Explore Cost Savings, Security

Two cadets are working on summer research projects that could save money for healthcare systems.

A photo of Mike Hamlar

Governor Announces Appointment, Reappointments to VMI Board

Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Michael Lawrence Hamlar to a four-year term on the VMI Board of Visitors.