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Construction to Reroute Traffic

Traffic on post will be rerouted from May 20-25 as contractors begin utility improvement work. Detour signs will be in place throughout the construction process.

Cadets toss their gloves into the air during the graduation ceremony held in Cameron Hall today.

‘The VMI We Have Known and Experienced’

Hard work and learned wisdom are still the keys to success in life, Gen. Peay told the approximately 300 cadets graduating in a ceremony held in Cameron Hall.

Army ROTC cadets take the commissioning oath in Cameron Hall this morning.

Over 160 Commission into Armed Forces

Cadets commissioned into the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force during VMI’s joint commissioning ceremony held in Cameron Hall May 15.

Post Access Restricted Thursday, May 16

Access to post will be restricted Thursday morning until 8 a.m. to facilitate the orderly arrival of guests and family members attending commencement exercises.

Members of VMI Board of Visitors converse in Preston Library's Turman Room May 5.

VMI Board of Visitors Sets Tuition and Fees

Tuition will not increase for in-state or out-of-state cadets for the next academic year, the Board of Visitors decided at a May 4 meeting.

Rob Soluri ’22 talks with Lt. Col. Brent Hierman, associate professor of international studies, about his research on gun control and violent crime rates.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Math That Matters Deepens Cadet Engagement

As the 2018-19 academic year draws toward a close, so does the first year of VMI’s Math That Matters: Math for the Modern World, which was implemented this year as part of the Institute’s quality enhancement plan (QEP).

Col. Howard Sanborn sits with cadets in Scott Shipp Hall.

Sanborn Receives Fulbright Grant

Col. Howard Sanborn, professor of international studies, will spend the fall 2019 semester in Hong Kong courtesy of a Fulbright grant from the U.S. State Department.

Adam Josephson '19 receives the Tom Surdyke award from Tom Surdyke's father, Tim Surdyke.—Photo courtesy of the U.S. Military Academy.

'Probably the Best Training I’ve Ever Had'

VMI's team placed high in functional fitness as Adam Josephson '19 was selected as best squad leader at this year's Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point.

The Honorable Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, speaks with a reporter April 11.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Army Secretary Speaks of Character at VMI

The Honorable Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, visited post April 11 to speak with Army ROTC cadets and faculty as part of his tour of all six senior military colleges.

The new swimming pool will be large enough to accommodate water polo, swimming, and diving simultaneously.—Image courtesy of Col. Keith Jarvis ‘82.

Aquatics Center Groundbreaking Moves Closer

Construction of VMI's new $41.275 million aquatics center is expected to begin next spring immediately adjacent and connected to the Corps Physical Training Facility.