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Nearly 200 Years—Learn More About Norwich

  • Turning the Tide for a More Secure Planet

    Turning the Tide for a More Secure Planet

  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Tara Kulkarni. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

    CGRS Director Tara Kulkarni on Building Resilience

  • Norwich University Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) bears the initials of NU Distinguished Leader in Residence General Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret.) ’59. At the CGRS launch, he urged swift action on the challenge of climate change. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

    On Climate Change: “It’s not a myth—it’s real.”

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Building Resilient Communities through Interdisciplinary Research and Design Collaboration

Tara Kulkarni, PhD, PE

The Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) brings Norwich University’s unique strengths in leadership, security, experiential education, and perseverance to resilient community building. Our work centers on human resilience.

OUR VALUES are grounded in the guiding values of Norwich University, as well as the vision and mission of the center and include the following:

We see passion, curiosity, quest for answers, creative thinking and collaborative problem solving as our primary tenets.
We respect diverse points of view as a cornerstone of our democracy.
We bring our commitment, expertise, and professionalism, as well as our enthusiasm, empathy, and thoughtfulness in answering the global calls to action.
We hold in highest esteem our people and reputation.
We live the Norwich motto—I will try!—meaning perseverance in the face of adversity, and will use this to build resiliency in our communities.

Related News

  • PRESS CONFERENCE: NU, Sen. Leahy to Announce Funding

    Sen. Leahy speaking at the September 2014 event marking the designation of Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center as a Smithsonian affiliate. (Photo by Mark Collier.) NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University and Sen. Leahy to Announce Major Funding to Advance Cybersecurity Programs WHO: Norwich University officials and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) WHAT: Announcing three grant initiatives all related to cybersecurity: Army Energy Resilience contract: $499K: Norwich Read More
  • Panel: Turning the Tide for a More Secure Planet

    Panel: Turning the Tide for a More Secure Planet Norwich University Hosts Panel Discussion on Environmental Security with U.S. Army General Gordon R. Sullivan (Ret.) Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) and the Peace & War Center (PAWC) present “Environment, Climate, and National Security: Turning the Read More
  • CGRS Holds Resilience Summit

    In April 2017, just a month after its official unveiling, Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) hosted its first summit, “Think Global, Act Local.” Co-sponsored by Community Resilience Organizations, the event’s offerings included inspiring presentations by local Read More
  • NU Student a Standout at International Conference

    NU Student a Standout at International Conference In May 2018, when Elizabeth Ells ’18 arrived at Resilient Cities, the Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, Germany, she was in for a surprise. Of all the students in attendance at this international conference, she Read More
  • Small Change, Global Impact

    NU students serve the greater good, one project at a time. Growing up on his family’s 200-acre farm outside of Saratoga, N.Y., engineering student Jake Keasbey ’17 had always been aware of the issues surrounding agricultural runoff—and its potential negative Read More
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