Six films will comprise the Tournées French Film Festival, coming in April. (Photo courtesy Modern Languages Department/Norwich University.)

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.

A Youth Leadership Conference participant rock-climbs at Norwich University’s Shapiro Fieldhouse in January 2016. The conference for high school students returns with a virtual version in the coming week. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

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.

Students arriving for the Spring 2021 semester will see Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus awash in winter weather. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

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.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Andrew Torressen, a 2017 Norwich University graduate, has helped the New Hampshire National Guard statewide push to coordinate COVID-19 vaccines for people deemed at the highest risk of infection. (New Hampshire National Guard via Facebook.)

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.

These designs from Adam Bigas of Silesia, Poland, won “Learning Spaces,” a contest run by Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art, part of the College of Professional Schools. (Image courtesy Norwich University Design+Build collaborative.)

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.

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California - A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber takes off from Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, April 12, 2019. (USSTRATCOM photo, courtesy of Alan Radecki/Northrop Grumman.)

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.

ROTC cadets from Norwich University  train in the snow in February 2017.  Norwich University Applied Research Institutes received a $625,000 grant to support the Arctic Microgrid program. Microgrids are distributed power networks that can operate with or separately from a traditional utility power grid. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

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.

The College of Graduate and Continuing Studies’ webinar on Tuesday will address how businesses will manage and analyze an ever-widening ocean of data. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

College of Graduate and Continuing Studies webinar, Army ROTC information session usher in spring semester’s first week

Market watchers might say data’s future starts with z, as in zettabyte. That mind-bendingly huge amount of data portends a blindingly bright future for data managers.

Joe Milano ’66 stands on his step on the Bicentennial Stairs with his wife, Jill Kirkpatrick Milano during Homecoming in September 2019. Milano owns the Union Oyster House in Boston, which in December was named Best Landmark Restaurant 2020, one of the World Culinary Awards. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Boston’s Union Oyster House, owned by Joe Milano, ’66 wins World Culinary Awards honor

Joe Milano thought the email from the World Culinary Awards might be spam. He might have missed a milestone chance.

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