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  • Virginia Military Institute - Economics & Business Home
    Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Information Social Sciences Economics Business Home Degrees Programs Courses Economics Newsletter Departmental Activities Policies Forms About ECBU Faculty Open House Presentation Senior Exit Survey Alumni 97 07 survey Donna Potter Executive Secretary P 540 464 7234 F 540 464 7005 Virginia Military Institute 345 Scott Shipp Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact ECBU Home Academics Areas of Study Social Science Economics Business Economics Business Home Economics Business An economics and business degree from VMI prepares you for almost any leadership position in the 21st Century Our graduates are prepared to take on careers in finance management marketing investment banking or the military The EC BU degree is excellent preparation for graduate work in economics business public administration health administration or law Alumni Panel Launches Entrepreneurship Club After returning from a summer internship with alumnus Mike Lloyd 07 the 1st Class cadet went to work to begin the Entrepreneurship Club He helped launch the club with a panel discussion in early November followed by a membership meeting a few nights later Read More NASCAR Driver Offers Real World Marketing Project Cadets in Dr Bruce MacDonald s advertising class are applying marketing principles to a NASCAR driver with a VMI connection Read More Reading Group Explores Behavioral Economics Five 1st Class cadets under the direction of Lt Col Sam Allen have the opportunity to practice their critical thinking and interdisciplinary skills in the field of economics this semester thanks to a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation Read More New Class New Grant This fall has brought changes to the Department of Economics and Business with one new class being offered as part of the department s new global management concentration and an existing class incorporating undergraduate research for the first time through

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  • Virginia Military Institute - ECE Home
    Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Engineering Division ECE Home Degrees Programs Courses About ECE Undergraduate Research Cadet Advising K 12 Robotics Grant Faculty Dawn Cochran Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7236 F 540 464 7662 Virginia Military Institute 508 Nichols Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact ECE Home Academics Areas of Study Engineering ECE ECE Home Electrical Computer Engineering Stressing high tech design problem solving skills integrity and professionalism Our wide diversity of course and laboratory offerings is complemented by opportunities to personalize your education through the selection of electives and independent studies The Electrical and Computer Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http www abet org Past Projects and Activities Include Tick Rover The successful test of the tick rover robot was a significant milestone in a nine year collaboration involving professors from three schools representing four disciplines Read More Mine Safety Invention It s a pretty safe bet that when Col Jay Sullivan

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  • Virginia Military Institute - English Home
    Creative Arts Contest Departmental Activities Academic Links Faculty Peggy Herring Administrative Assistant English Rhetoric Humanistic Studies P 540 464 7240 F 540 464 7779 227 Scott Shipp Hall Lexington VA 24450 email to english vmi edu Home Academics Areas of Study Arts Humanities ERHS English Home English Rhetoric Humanistic Studies Welcome to the New Faculty The mission of the English major at VMI is to prepare the citizen soldier for civic and professional life through disciplined engagement with rhetorical traditions and applications from the classical to the contemporary Grounded in a common interest in the varied functions of language the major integrates multiple disciplinary approaches including the literary the philosophical and the aesthetic Cadets command of language is developed both critically and creatively through the study of a range of humanistic works and practice in effective forms of expression Rhetoric is both an art and a skill in using language a means of fostering cooperation among human beings In this definition language encompasses the language of music art and philosophy as well as of writing and literature Through a study of these languages cadets learn to create and interpret a variety of texts and locate them in their cultural contexts In the process English majors discover how authors artists and philosophers have shaped and been shaped by the values beliefs time and place in which they lived and worked Cadets thus gain a cultural awareness that will serve them well in today s global society Given the necessity of digital communication in the twenty first century they also learn how to navigate networked writing spaces and to develop multimedia projects for the web To extend their education beyond the classroom and prepare them to be engaged citizens and professionals they apply what they have learned to real world situations in

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  • Virginia Military Institute - History Home
    Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Arts Humanities Division History Home Degrees Programs Courses Referencing Papers History Advising Phi Alpha Theta Statement on Plagiarism Faculty Publications Adams Center Military History Faculty Deneise Shafer Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7338 F 540 464 7246 Virginia Military Institute 536 Scott Shipp Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact History Home Academics Areas of Study Arts Humanities History History Home History The history curriculum prepares cadets for graduate schools of history or government and for occupations including law business politics government service and the armed forces The curriculum with proper electives meets the requirements for admission to outstanding schools of law and graduate programs in business administration and management as well as history History majors receive training in the natural sciences mathematics literature and foreign language History courses emphasize an understanding of developments and problems and give attention to social economic and cultural phenomena as well as political and constitutional problems A special concentration in military history is available Opportunities for Graduate Study in History as Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces History majors commissioning in the armed forces have several options for postgraduate education The Army will send junior officers on active duty usually captains to graduate school in history in preparation for a tour as instructors at the Military Academy the Air Force has a similar program Reserve officers in any branch can attend graduate school full time while drilling as a member of a reserve unit The Army Navy Air Force and Marine Corps have commissioning programs in conjunction with attendance at law school cadets should consult service recruiters for details History Department Work For Grade Policy Cadet Explores Primary Source Lt Col Brad Coleman and J P Hansen examine

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  • Virginia Military Institute - International Studies & Political Science Home
    Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Information Social Sciences International Studies Political Science Degrees Programs Courses About Graduate Information Forms Policies International Studies Advising Awards Research Links Faculty Mary Deyo Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7676 F 540 464 7763 Virginia Military Institute 429 Scott Shipp Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact INTS Home Academics Areas of Study Social Science International Studies Political Science International Studies Political Science Home International Studies Political Science The IS Department believes in graduating cadets who are politically economically and culturally fluent in all the regions of the globe foreign study and foreign language competence are encouraged and emphasized as critical parts of the degree program The Department epitomizes VMI s commitment to being a teaching institution the IS faculty is widely recognized for serving the interests of its majors both within the classroom and without An IS degree is especially suited for those seeking careers in foreign affairs international business federal government law and the military Cadets graduating with an international studies major will be well prepared to compete for places in the most prestigious graduate programs in the country and across the globe whether they be in international studies political science or other liberal arts curricula Becoming an IS major means you become an engaged citizen of the global community fully adapted to the unique challenges facing the modern world In Real Time Hong Kong Virtual Exchange Erases Miles As part of an effort to bring cultural exchange to his cadets with incurring the expense of foreign travel Lt Col Howard Sanborn IV recently setup the first virtual exchange program in the

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Mechanical Engineering Home
    cadets beginning Fall 2013 Graduation Data 27 cadets from 7 1 12 6 30 13 Mechanical Engineering is a very broad curriculum which offers its graduates a wide choice of careers Mechanical Engineers deal with the production control and utilization of energy and motion in systems to benefit society The VMI Mechanical Engineering Curriculum prepares cadets for careers in either the military or in the civilian world Typical civilian career paths might be in aerospace power HVAC bioengineering manufacturing management and a host of others A special feature of the VMI Mechanical Engineering Curriculum is the capstone design course which is done through VMI s Cooperative Engineering Center Three cadet teams work on real world design projects during their final semester These projects are supplied by local industries who are members of the Cooperative Engineering Center The cadets have an industry engineer and a faculty member as advisors These advisors are to help keep the cadets on track but not to help them solve the problem The cadets must write a formal design report and give an oral report to supporting industry NASA Grant to Build on Cadets Results Interfacing with engineers at NASA s Langley Research Center is an opportunity not afforded most undergraduates but four 1st Class cadets under the direction of Col Joe Blandino professor of mechanical engineering have been able to do just that Read More Twins Miss Brother Rats Each Other After Graduation Among the 317 men and women who received diplomas on Friday May 16 were at least three sets of twins Incredibly all three majored in either civil or mechanical engineering Read More ME Initiative Encourages Cadets to Apply Their Skills The old saying that an inventor should be able to build a better mousetrap just might be appropriate in VMI s mechanical

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Modern Languages and Cultures Home
    Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Arts Humanities Division Modern Languages and Cultures Degrees Programs Courses Work for Grade Policy Media Center Graduate School Information Language Links ML Advising Faculty Janet Cummings Executive Secretary Modern Languages Cultures P 540 464 7241 F 540 464 7677 Virginia Military Institute 416 Scott Shipp Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact Modern Languages Home Academics Areas of Study Arts Humanities Modern Languages Cultures Modern Languages and Cultures Home Modern Languages and Cultures For many years the curriculum in modern languages has offered basic and advanced training in the languages literatures and cultures of France Germany Spain and Latin America Arabic was added in the 1990s and Chinese will be offered beginning in the fall of 2014 The courses are designed to enable the student to learn to speak and understand read and write a foreign language with an acceptable degree of fluency and correctness Students are introduced to literary masterpieces and through these they become familiar with the history thought and civilization of the countries where the language is spoken New Professors Establish Chinese Program If they re listening closely passers by in Scott Shipp Hall this fall will hear the sound of a language never before taught at VMI Mandarin Chinese Two new professors are each teaching three sections of Chinese 101 this semester Read More New French Curriculum Focuses on Culture Maj Abbey Carrico and Maj Jeff Kendrick both assistant professors of modern languages and cultures were hired last

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Home
    Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Natural Sciences Physics and Astronomy Home Degrees Programs Courses Research Facilities Advising Society of Physics Students Faculty Sherry D Byers Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7225 F 540 464 7767 320 Mallory Hall Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 Physics vmi edu Home Academics Areas of Study Science Math Physics Astronomy Home Explore Physics Astronomy Physics probes fundamental questions and also serves as a source of key innovations in high technology At VMI a dedicated faculty train and work with talented students to explore exciting areas of physics and astronomy like Lasers and Fiber Optics Laser Spectroscopy Observational Astronomy Thin Films and Nanotechnology Molecular Spectroscopy Nuclear Physics If you re curious come explore with us in state of the art research and instructional laboratories and prepare for a variety of exciting technical careers From Mega to Giga A collaboration under way between a physics professor and a private inventor could someday revolutionize cell phone communication Read More 2013 14 a Busy Year for Physics Society The VMI chapter of the Society of Physics Students had an active 2013 14 academic year News June 2014 Read More Tracking Movement to the Microsecond A laser lab located in Nichols Engineering Building is opening up new avenues of research while promoting interdisciplinary cooperation Read More Cadet Researches Polarization VMI 1st classman Nick Potter is conducting graduate level work in physics while still an undergraduate Read More Physics Project Measures in Nanometers It s kind of nice to be on the leading edge That s precisely

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