Dr. Page Spiess shows her ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® trophy in her office in Norwich University’s U Building. She joined the College of Science ansd Mathematics faculty in 2017. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Dr. Page Spiess receives ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® in November ceremony

Open door, open minds. Dr. Page Spiess keeps her U Building office door ajar, where chemistry or biochemistry students can walk through to discuss experiments, analyze data and master lessons. When “aha” moments happen, and proverbial light bulbs go off over students’ heads, Spiess basks in the reflected glow.

Dr. Robert Pooidack joined Norwich University’s faculty in 1999 and is the 2005 Homer L. Dodge Award winner for Excellence in Teaching. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Dr. Robert Poodiack, professor and chair of the Mathematics Department, has won the 2022 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Certificate for Meritorious Service for the Northeastern Section.

December graduates will collect degrees at a Dec. 2 dinner in Montpelier, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University will honor approximately 60 students graduating in December, the first graduates of the Class of 2022, with a formal dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel.

Giving Tuesday donations will support Norwich University’s Emergency Scholarship Fund, which helps students pursue education and graduate. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Donations on international day of generosity will support Emergency Scholarship Fund

On Giving Tuesday, Norwich University’s community can support students’ pursuit of education and goal of graduation.

Children’s boots were among donations already received Monday for the annual Angel Tree drive, a collaboration between Norwich University’s Center for Civic Engagement and Community Emergency Relief Volunteers,  a Northfield, Vermont, nonprofit. The drive runs through Dec. 10. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Angel Tree drive, which collects items for children in economically struggling local families, leads week’s slate

The year-end holidays’ advent ushers in the annual giving season. And generosity is on this week’s schedule with the Center for Civic Engagement’s annual Angel Tree drive.

Norwich University’s men’s rugby team will make its fourth national final four appearance after previous trips in 2016, 2017 and 2019.

30-19 victory over Georgetown in northeast regional helps Cadets advance

Norwich University’s men's rugby team is Houston-bound! 

The Cadets punched their ticket to their fourth Division II national final four weekend by claiming the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) northeast regional title with a 30-19 victory over Georgetown on Sunday morning at the South Jersey Rugby Club Complex. 

Norwich University first-year architecture students created Zig Zag chairs based on Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Architecture + Art chair making teaches craftsmanship, shop safety, geometry

All 24 first-year architecture students received 1/3 of a sheet of plywood to create an iconic Zig Zag chair based upon Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. Formed by four wood planes joined in rhythmic sequence, it is one of the first examples of a cantilevered solid wood chair.

From left, Norwich University Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Phil Susmann ’81, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Norwich President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider pose for a picture near the Thaddeus Buczko War Room in March 2019. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Efforts by Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., helped land grants, establish Norwich University Applied Research Institutes

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.’s pending retirement will cap decades of cybersecurity education support that helped birth the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes and land the university millions of dollars in cybersecurity-related research-and-development contracts.

Richard W. Schneider, a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral, spent 28 years as Norwich University’s president. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Richard W. Schneider honored by armed forces-veteran-led digital publishing agency

Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider was recently named to the Mighty 25, a list of influential military community supporters compiled by We Are The Mighty, an armed forces veteran-led digital publisher and media agency.


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