New electronic scheduling system, staff efforts help testing and arrivals go smoothly, officials say
By the time students began arriving on Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus Friday for the Spring 2021 semester, teams of Norwich faculty and staff were ready. Electronic message boards in campus buildings were loaded with greetings, COVID-19 tests were waiting at Plumley Armory and Facilities Operations staff members stood ready to move snow and ease movement.
Read more: With masks and moxie, Norwich greets spring semester students
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University French Program Director and Assistant Professor of French Dr. Sophia Mizouni was awarded a $2,200 grant from the FACE Foundation to put on Tournées French Film Festival in a virtual format this spring.
Read more: Norwich University French program receives grant to put on Tournées French Film Festival
Virtual version of Youth Leadership Conference, Education Abroad Fair highlight spring semester’s second week
Future leaders need a panoply of knowledge — civics, basic economics, government — and skills — people savvy, logistical aptitude, communications ability. Next week, Norwich will stoke leadership aptitude in high school students through a virtual version of the Youth Leadership Conference.
Read more: Week ahead, Jan. 18 to Jan. 22, 2021: Leading locally, studying globally
Incoming students contemplate academic, social possibilities as phased-in on-campus arrivals begin
When Leah Cole was growing up in Barre, Vermont, she revered her Norwich-graduate grandmother, who earned a nursing degree, became a registered nurse and Washington County Mental Health Services home care provider serving special-needs children.
Read more: Enthusiasm ahead of arrivals
2017 graduate Andrew Torressen helps lead New Hampshire National Guard effort to coordinate COVID-19 vaccinations
Andrew Torressen, a 2017 Norwich University graduate from Moultonborough, New Hampshire, began the new year exemplifying his alma mater’s service-before-self mission. He joined New Hampshire National Guard units coordinating COVID-19 vaccinations for people at high risk of infection — health care workers, first responders and people working or living in long-term care.
Read more: Alumnus delivers shots toward ending the pandemic
In ‘Learning Spaces’ contest, international group designs outdoor learning and play spaces
The “think globally, act locally” catchphrase encourages problem solvers to consider global health and local communities as they work. For “Learning Spaces,” an outdoor classroom design competition, Norwich University thought and looked globally — inviting inventive high schoolers from around the world to submit ideas for outdoor spaces for learning and play.
Read more: Using their outside voices
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has joined the U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance (USSTRATCOM) Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance to enable collaborative faculty and student research and interactions with the nation’s top experts on issues related to nuclear deterrence and assurance and national security.
Read more: Norwich University joins the USSTRATCOM Academic Alliance
NORTHFIELD, Vermont — Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) announced that it has secured two contracts received under the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Broad Agency Announcement process totaling $1.12 million.
Read more: Norwich lands $1.12 million in contracts from U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center...