NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University English Professor Lea Williams has earned a spot in the 2021-22 Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute’s Senior Leadership Academy, a nationally competitive program.

Members of Norwich University’s Development Office and Facilities Operations staffs join a student from  the Corps of Cadets in modeling the Norwich-branded face masks donors who give $30 or more on Giving Day will receive. (Photo courtesy Heather Socha/Norwich University.)

Daylong fundraiser, broadcast from Mack Hall, will support scholarships in four categories

It’s almost Giving Day, and Rebecca Garcia, a psychology major in her junior year, is grateful for what Norwich University has given her. She said she’s been educated and transformed. 

Mark Treanor’s “A Quiet Cadence,” the story of a young U.S. Marine facing combat in the Vietnam War and its aftermath, has won the 2021 Colby Award. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Mark Treanor has won the 2021 William E. Colby Award for his book, “A Quiet Cadence.” Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, presents the award, now in its 22nd year, annually to a first solo work of fiction or nonfiction that has made a major contribution to the understanding of military history, intelligence operations, or international affairs.

The final sessions of the 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit will examine cyberthreats and democracy interference by China. (Photo by Shutterstock.)

Norwich University’s 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit concludes with pair of Wednesday afternoon sessions

How’s this for ripped-from-the-headlines urgency? On Wednesday, right as the Virtual Peace and War Center prepared to conclude by focusing partly on the U.S.-China cybersecurity struggle, The Washington Post and South China Morning Post outlined a growing threat.

Journalist, historian and author Alex Kershaw speaks in Norwich University’s Mack Hall. In February, he became Selection Committee chairman for Norwich University’s signature William E. Colby Award. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Colby Award Selection Committee Chairman Alex Kershaw hopes to keep important emerging authors in the spotlight

Hungry for a history snack? Alex Kershaw can satisfy. His Twitter feed, a tasting menu of this-day-in-history moments, hints at the gourmet spreads in his many bestselling books, which chronicle military history, specifically World War II. Two years ago, he wrote a book on Norwich University’s two-century history.

 Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets marches on the Upper Parade Ground in November. (Photo by Norwich University Corps of Cadets/Flickr.)

Events for volunteers, accepted students, Corps of Cadets regimental commander change highlight campus calendar

Norwich University will spotlight its present — its service tradition — and its future — incoming students — in the semester and 2020-21 academic year’s next-to-last week.

A ceremonial sword and an award certificate await presentation on April 25, 2021, during the Tri-Service Awards ceremony on Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Tri-Service Awards honor ROTC students and Corps of Cadets members for achievements academic, athletic and civic

In the academic year of the mask, the handwash and the 6-foot distance, Norwich University’s military-oriented students still hit their marks, President Dr. Mark Anarumo said.

President Dr. Mark Anarumo speaks to the Norwich University  community on Wednesday during his Update from the Hill address. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

Fast Company magazine cites Norwich President Dr. Mark Anarumo’s dorm stay as important act of leadership

Norwich President Dr. Mark Anarumo is spending this week (and maybe longer) among students in Dalrymple Hall, just as he spent a week in Wilson Hall earlier this semester. Both times, he stayed for leadership; he wanted to live the dorm life to better understand students’ needs, physical and emotional, and ensure they were met.

The Brookings Institution suggested the U.S.-China technological race has widespread implications because many high-tech goods are manufactured by global companies competing in or relying on technologies developed or manufactured in the United States and China. (Image by Shutterstock.)

2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit to feature pair of discussions

Even amid polarized partisan division on everything from coronavirus relief to infrastructure proposals, Congress does have at least one bipartisan bill. It addresses Chinese competition in technology, and will get scrutiny Wednesday.

The same day, the Virtual Peace and War Summit at Norwich University will address the same U.S.-China technology race in two online sessions. The John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center is presenting the summit, in the seventh week of an eight-week run.

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