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Boxing, Swimming Classes Adapt to Online Environment

When VMI transitioned to a distance learning environment, physical education faculty had to grapple with a massive challenge: how to teach classes such as swimming and boxing.

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Fulbright Offers Firsthand Glimpse at Struggle for Democracy

When Col. Howard Sanborn received the notice in the spring that he’d been selected for a Fulbright award allowing him to teach in Hong Kong for the fall 2019 semester, he knew that rumblings of civil unrest were beginning, but that didn't stop him.

Dr. Timothy Passmore stands in front of a class of cadets.

The Value of Civic Knowledge During a Campaign of Disinformation

Dr. Timothy Passmore, assistant professor of international studies, strives to teach cadets how to look past fake news and become educated, informed citizens.

Brigadier General Jeff Smith stands in front of the cadets in his history of information technology class.

An Ethical Framework Throughout Technological Advances

Brig. Gen. Jeff Smith '79 focuses on ethics in information technology—and preparing cadets for a world that's yet to be born.

Driving and Parking on Post - Dec. 4 - Dec. 18

Construction continues to impact traffic on post as work associated with the Post infrastructure Improvement project continues.

Col. Craig Streeter pauses at his office studio.

Combat Artist Depicts Battlefield Experience

Naval ROTC commander Col. Craig Streeter '91 is one of a handful of USMC combat artists creating images that show the reality of the battlefield.

Mary Beth Manjerovic and Janice Friend discuss possible changes to the biology curriculum.

Biology Sends Cadets out of the Classroom

Maj. Mary Beth Manjerovic, assistant professor of biology, gave the cadets in her conservation biology class a new challenge: independent projects dealing with resource conservation.

Col. James Squire and Clay Penney '19 look on as their rocket prototype takes off.

Rockets, Research, and Rovers

Clay Penney '19 and Col. Jim Squire are launching into a Mars rover competition, building and testing prototypes for Penney's honors thesis.