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Cadets entering the U.S. Marine Corps stand to take the oath.

‘Stay Grounded by Staying Humble’

Nearly 150 cadets commissioned into the armed services at VMI's Joint Commissioning Ceremony May 15.

Participants enjoy an activity.

Fall STEM Conference to Focus on Math

Registration is open and proposals are being accepted for the fifth STEM education conference, to take place Oct. 4-5, themed "Math: The Roots of STEM."

An architect's rendering of the pedestrian bridge leading to the Indoor Training Facility.

Pedestrian Bridge Construction to Require Lane Closures

Construction of a pedestrian bridge from the South Institute Hill parking lot to the Indoor Training Facility under construction at Main and Diamond streets will begin May 17.

Members of VMI's club boxing team display their championship belts.

Boxing Team Takes Third at Nationals

Three members of the VMI Boxing Club won individual titles, four earned all-America honors, and VMI placed third as a team at the USIBA National Tournament.

Cadets participate in a math modeling competition.

VMI Applied Math Department Among Top in Nation

VMI’s Department of Applied Mathematics was named the No. 8 such department in the nation in a listing published on the "USA Today" website yesterday.

A view of the VMI Barracks.

VMI Board of Visitors Sets Tuition and Fees

The VMI Board of Visitors approved tuition and fee increases for the next academic year at its meeting on April 30.

Members of the Class of 1966 present their reunion gift.

Class of ’66 Shatters 50th Reunion Fundraising Record

On April 23, the Class of 1966 presented the Institute with the proceeds of its 50th Reunion Campaign: a record-setting $40,000,019.66.

Cadets working on translations

Service Translation Class Offers Skills and Insight

Cadets in Col. Mary Ann Dellinger’s service translation class are engaging in real-world Spanish translation projects

Cadet speaking

Honor Societies Induct New Members

A number of Virginia Military Institute cadets were inducted into academic honor societies, and 21 cadets gave honors thesis presentations, during VMI Honors Week in mid-April.

Portrait of cadet

Grand Rapids Student Selected for Study-Abroad Scholarship

Nathaniel Millard, a member of the Class of 2018, was selected to receive a 2016 National Security Education Program David L. Boren Scholarship.

Flint Researcher Receives Erchul Environmental Award

Marc A. Edwards, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, received the 2016 Captain Ron Erchul Environmental Leadership Award April 7 during the 2016 Environment Virginia Symposium. T

Cadets shoveling dirt

Non-Commissioning Cadets Volunteer during Spring FTX

More than 500 non-commissioning cadets from the Virginia Military Institute participated in community service activities during their Spring Field Training Exercises April 1-5. Nearly half worked in the Rockbridge community with non-profit organizations.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe at podium

Governor Supports Conservation, Renewable Energy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe opened his keynote address at Virginia Military Institute’s 27th annual Environment Virginia Symposium this morning with a broad commitment to conservation of Virginia’s natural resources and acknowledgment of the economic necessity of developing renewable energy.