Welcome to the Norwich University Center for Global Resilience and Security News Blog where you'll find all the news and events happenings in and outside the classroom. This is a welcomed venue for all our communities to participate and learn. CGRS is building resilient communities by focusing on the four interrelated themes of water, infrastructure, energy, and climate.
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Oct. 11, 2019
Mack Hall, Norwich University
“Climate and Security in an Era of Great Power Competition and Global Disruption"
Sherri Goodman, senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Polar Institute, will speak. This talk will be streamed live via https://www.facebook.com/NorwichCGRS/
CGRS will be at the AEHS Conference in Amherst, MA. Vice Provost Karen Hinkle, CGRS Director Tara Kulkarni and PaWC Director Travis Morris will host a Norwich University dinner on Environmental Security along with the four AEHS-CGRS student fellows in environmental security – Camryn Anderson, Mallory Dutil, Harry Simotwo, and Nirmal Tamang. Morris and Kulkarni will also present in a session on Environmental Security that will be moderated by Kulkarni. The NU team will also be cheering on GEN. Gordon R. Sullivan, who is receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the conference.
November 8, 2019:
An internal debrief on the Norwich University Energy Track, Todd Multipurpose Room 10am—2pm.
Third stakeholder meeting of the Dog River Conservancy, Todd Multipurpose Room 3:30—5 pm.
Meet the newest CGRS Senior Fellows: A panel on resilience, entrepreneurship and grit, Todd Multipurpose Room 4—5pm. Enjoy a conversation with the newest CGRS Senior Fellows: Dr. Kahwa Douoguih and Michelle Klassen Merrigan in a panel moderated by current CGRS Senior Fellow Bill Lyons, and Society of Women Engineers (NU Chapter) president, Jillian Fortunati
On January 15, 2019, CGRS Director Tara Kulkarni spoke at Northeastern University on the subject, “Urban Resilience: What’s the Role of Water Infrastructure?” Learn more about her presentation, and watch the talk here:
In 2016, Professor Tara Kulkarni, future CGRS director, discusses green infrastructure and education.
Norwich students address worldwide water-management challenges.
Journalist and author Jonathan Mingle visits Norwich to discuss his book, Fire and Ice, which tells a lesser-known story about black carbon and global warming.