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.
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‘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.
Read more: Entrepreneurship session, Careerpalooza coda highlight week ahead
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.
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’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.
Read more: People’s vast needs we write in water
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.
Read more: Schultz fellow shines in Military Writers’ Symposium moment
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.
Read more: Deadline nears for Students to Scholars Symposium ideas
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.
Read more: On Parent and Family Weekend, moments of treasured ties
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.
Read more: Norwich president emeritus helps Vermont colleges thwart coronavirus’s advance