Vermont state Sen. Kesha Ram Hindsale, D-Chittenden, speaks May 20 during a Resilient Vermont Conference Panel discussion in Mack Hall. Windham Regional Commission Executive Director Chris Campany is at her right. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Panel calls for lawmakers and constituents to tackle problems together and remember the vulnerable

Vermont state Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale calls herself a former climate migrant, someone who changed living spaces to avoid climate change’s worst effects. She grew up in Los Angeles, where here India-born father, wary of poor air quality, wanted to move his family closer to the coast and cleaner sea air.

Norwich University’s men’s rugby team, seen here in December, is making its fourth appearance at the Division II 7s national championships and first since 2019. (Photo courtesy Norwich University Athletics.)

NEW ORLEANS — Norwich University’s men’s rugby team will continue pursuing its first national championship this weekend in New Orleans when it competes in the 2022 National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) CRC 7s National Championships.

Norwich University students stand by chalk drawings they made outside White Memorial Chapel for Hispanic Heritage Month in September 2022. Spanish language study will be part of the curriculum for the new Department of Global Humanities. (Photo courtesy Dr. Kaitlin E. Thomas/Norwich University.)

Merging of Modern Language and English and Communications departments will promote interdisciplinary learning, dean says

Norwich University’s devotion to interdisciplinary learning will take another step forward this fall with the introduction of the Department of Global Humanities.

Norwich University’s Maymester trip to CityLab:Berlin visited many landmarks in the famous German city. Some students also visited Greece to see the Acropolis and other sights (Photo courtesy Bruce Faulkner/Norwich University.)

Maymester students see the sights, taste the cuisine in trip abroad

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s a virtual postcard from the 2022 Maymester in Germany, a three-week excursion that gives Norwich University students a concentrated study-away experience. For some students, Maymester will be a prelude to a full semester abroad.

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W e have done several very interesting things in our first two weeks.  First, we were given a guided tour from one of the professors at CityLab:Berlin in Germany.  He told us about the history of Berlin and the many good and bad times in the city. Most impressive was the Brandenberg Gate, its history, going back to before Napoleon, the Third Reich, Joseph Stalin, and the Berlin Wall.  

Maj. Gen. Bryan Watson is a 34-year U.S. Army veteran and a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. (Photo courtesy College of Graduate and Continuing Studies.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies is proud to welcome Major General Bryan Watson (USA, Retired, USMA 1982), as the 2022 Residency Conference keynote and Todd Lecture Series speaker at 7 p.m. June 22 in Mack Hall Auditorium for a talk on “The Role of Trust in Leading Teams in Crisis.”

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, meets with Norwich University students in March 2019. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Federal funds supported by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will enable project


Norwich University will receive $4 million in federal funding to create an artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and quantum computing academic and experiential learning center.

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., stands with Norwich University President Mark Anarumo. Leahy has long advocated for Norwich’s cybersecurity programs. (Photo by Phil Susmann/Norwich University.)

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy sponsored bill that will let Norwich University and Homeland Security develop cybersecurity readiness programs

President Joe Biden last week signed the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act into law, a measure that had struggled for years to get passed and that will let Norwich University partner with the Homeland Security Department to boost cyberattack preparedness and secure critical anti-cyberattack infrastructure.

Norwich University’s GORUCK team trained for three months, using long runs, weighted CrossFit workouts and lap swimming to prepare themselves to compete at the April 1-2 race in New York City. (Photo courtesy Bryce Sullenger ’22.)

U.S. Army ROTC cadets from Norwich University excel in GORUCK rucksack race in New York City

What a way to see New York’s lights, by running all night.

Students from Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets cleaned out Northfield, Vermont, homes after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Students will examine climate change and other environmental issues during Friday’s Resilient Vermont Conference. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Sessions will share success stories and tools for building more adapatable land, water, energy, people and communities

A half-dozen Norwich University students will serve as moderators, joining faculty, businesspeople and local officials in leading sessions at Friday’s Resilient Vermont Conference, presented by the Center for Global Resilience and Security.

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