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Nearly 2,600
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Over 1,400
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Northfield, Vermont, USA
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At Norwich, you’ll develop leadership traits fit for every profession — discipline, integrity, confidence, loyalty and honor — through interactive classes, mentoring relationships with faculty and extensive hands-on learning.

Whether you join the Corps of Cadets, pursue a civilian lifestyle, or study with us online, expect rigorous, rewarding work and the greatest challenge of your life.

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Norwich Featured News and Events

With its new offerings including microcertifications, Norwich Pro℠ aims to offer a wider array of skill-stacking courses for workers forced to pivot by the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

With new offerings, Norwich Pro™ aims to help workers pivot during coronavirus pandemic and afterward

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked layoffs, furloughs and lots of soul searching for the American workforce. National studies suggest up to a fifth of Americans are considering taking courses to help themselves find new jobs or maybe change careers. To aid the transition, Norwich Pro℠, under new director Dan Daoust, is diversifying its offerings to ease skill stacking and path shifting.

Vermont State Police officers meet with Norwich University students during a 2015 job fair in Plumley Armory. (Mark Collier photo.)

‘Legacy of Learning’ panel will offer advice to potential business starters

This story was updated on Oct. 27, 2020

Looks at postgraduate entrepreneurship and America’s criminal justice system will join the final week of Careerpalooza as coming-week highlights at Norwich University.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University Innovation Center of Denver presents “Redefining Workforce Development in a Challenging Business Reality,” a free one-day online symposium, on Oct. 28.

William Lyons ’90, a senior fellow for Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security, moderates the “Weaponizing Water” panel discussion Oct. 8 in Mack Hall. The virtually broadcast session was the centerpiece of this fall’s Military Writers’ Symposium. (Video screenshot.)

’Weaponizing Water’ panelists discuss benefits of hydrodiplomacy and dangers of hydrowarfare

Water weaponizing — damming rivers to hoard water for upstream users or deny it to downstream users — goes back centuries. But panelists at Norwich University’s recent Military Writers’ Symposium said sophisticated tools and global warming’s ravages have reduced water stores and intensified weaponizing’s global threat.

Norwich University senior Nicole Navarro speaks Oct. 7, 2020, during the Military Writers’ Symposium. She earned the 2020 Richard S. Schultz Symposium fellowship, which lets Norwich undergraduates from any academic discipline pursue inquiry and experiences to better understand the past and its effect on the present and future. (Screenshot from video.)

In virtual address, Nicole Navarro ’21 shares research on how China’s port control affects Tanzania

No, pressure, really. A slate of top-flight guest speakers had taken to the Military Writers’ Symposium’s virtual stage on Oct. 7, including Colby Book Award winner Adam Higginbotham and Wilson Center Senior Fellow Sherri Goodman. The last slot went to Nicole Navarro.

Faith Odegbami, left, and Katherine Norwood collaborate Dec. 5, 2019, at the Students to Scholars Symposium at Kreitzberg Library. This year’s symposium moved up on the calendar, to Nov. 13, and will go online because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Virtual events, webinars will invite exploration of topics for possible research

Before scholars can solve problems or build hypotheses, they must ask questions. And in learning, Dr. Amy Woodbury Tease says, any question, no matter how seemingly off-the-wall, deserves a hearing, and maybe, research.

Norwich legacy students embrace Thursday after a pinning ceremony as part of Parent and Family Weekend. (Photo via NUTV).

Pinning ceremony, Rook Military Skills Competition, open houses among highlights

All together now. Maroon, gold, black for hues … Norwich brings its fete to you.

Last month’s Homecoming proved alumni of all years can join hands by modem, router and webcam to celebrate tradition and commingle. This weekend, 98 legacy students in the Class of 2024 — those with relatives or parents who are attending or have attended Norwich University — will celebrate their shared university experience with their parents during virtual Parent and Family Weekend.

Norwich President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider, left, and his wife, Jaime, wear their masks at the Sept. 12 dedication of Schneider Hall. Schneider has headed Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s college reopening task force amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Richard W. Schneider heads Gov. Phil Scott’s task force for reopenings

Vermont colleges have kept the coronavirus at bay at a rate many states could envy, news outlets and state officials reported recently. And Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider has helped lead the push, heading Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s college-reopening task force.

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Tri-Service Awards

The Tri-Service Awards honors the service, resilience and displays of moral character that are trademarks of our students and our university.

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Celebration of Excellence and Creative Activity

Through interdisciplinary exploration and close work with faculty, we turn students into scholars.

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