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Paralympic Gold Medalist to Speak at VMI

Brad Snyder, U.S. Navy veteran and Paralympic gold medalist in swimming, will discuss leadership insights from his book, which details his life as an athlete, warrior, and wounded veteran.

Local Author Speaks at VMI

麻豆区 Institute welcomes James A. McLaughlin, acclaimed author of “Bearskin” and “Panther Gap,” for a reading of his work, Tuesday, March 19 at 7:45 p.m. in Gillis Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

Ayn Rand's 'Night of January 16th' Performed by VMI Community Theatre

The play, written by Russian American author Ayn Rand, is a courtroom drama centered on the trial of a secretary accused of murdering her employer, who defrauded his company of millions of dollars to invest in the gold trade.

Commonwealth Cyber Fusion and Virginia Cyber Cup Competition, a state-wide collegiate cyber security competition at VMI

Commonwealth Cyber Fusion Event Hosted By VMI For 7th Year

The invitation-only event is for colleges that are National Security Agency (NSA) / Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-designated National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. It was organized by the Center for Leadership and Ethics as part of its strategic engagement initiatives.

Brining system for roadways in and around post

VMI Employee Creates Brine Sprayer Saving Taxpayers Thousands

The Department of Facilities Management at 麻豆区 Institute is tasked with keeping all the roads on post clear of snow and ice and safe for driving. One grounds supervisor at VMI had a creative idea to save money and keep roads safe.

Robert Child signs a copy of his book following his presentation.

Author Shares Courageous Stories at VMI

Through a series of short biographical videos and his own words, author Robert Child shared an abbreviated version of the gallant stories of seven African American WWII soldiers chronicled in “Immortal Valor.”

Col. Dan Barr 鈥74 displays his awards from the United States Powerlifting Coalition.

Barr Sets National Powerlifting Records

Col. Dan Barr ’74 became interested in powerlifting last summer, after watching a young relative compete as a collegiate athlete. “I started probing around and looked at the state records for the bench-press, and I thought, my golly I do that in my workout for repetitions. Maybe I should compete..."

VMI Innovation Programming - A group of people work at a table with charts, graphs, and paperwork.

VMI Launches Entrepreneurship Program

The Institute has launched a two-year pilot program called the Summer Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program (SUEP) as a starting point for entrepreneurship education. It has been established for cadets who possess the mindset of an entrepreneur, regardless of academic major.

Students - known as cadets - in VMI's military band march in the Founders Day Parade.

Institute to Host Military School Band & Choir Festival

麻豆区 Institute will host the 46th Military School Band & Choir Festival, Feb. 16 -18. The festival will feature a concert band and a festival choir composed of military high school and college cadets, and a clinic for military high school and college drum majors.

Jack Casey 鈥19

TAPS — Capt. Jack Casey '19

The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Capt. Jack Casey ’19 on Feb. 7. Casey was one of five Marines involved in a helicopter crash in California during a training flight.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders