Since September, Norwich University’s Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative has been developing a plan to test wastewater from the Northfield Wastewater Treatment Facility and campus manholes to look for viral RNA, a genetic signal, to detect COVID-19. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

University of Vermont Assistant Research Professor Christine Vatovec has designed a survey and research study to better understand how people are responding to the state’s COVID-19 guidelines.

The Voices on Peace and War blog series will explore a variety of domestic and global issues broadly tied peace and war. (Stock photo.)

Blog series will include perspectives from Norwich University community, outside experts

Voices on Peace and War, a blog produced by Norwich University’s John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center, presents opinions and arguments from faculty, student and alumni and beyond-the-university subject matter experts on a variety of domestic and global issues broadly tied to peace and war. 

Senior Vice President of Student Affairs and Technology Frank Vanecek led the Feb. 5, 2021, student town hall, which covered a wide-ranging collection of student life questions. (Screenshot from video.)

University officials discuss rooks, food and more in Feb. 5 town hall

Fast-evolving pandemic protocols have raised a plethora of student questions. Last week, university officials worked to answer them.

Regimental Commander Caleb Miller ’21 and Col. Michael Titus, commandant of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets discuss rook recognition in a recent video. (Screenshot from video.)

Commandant, regimental commander update first-year members of Corps of Cadets in video

In a normal year, rooks, recruits in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets who met training objectives would have had two recognition ceremonies between Thanksgiving and the winter semester break — the years-old traditional late-night private session and the daytime public session, inaugurated in 2019.

In a wide-ranging interview Sunday on WCAX-TV’s “You Can Quote Me,” President Mark C. Anarumo, right, discussed Norwich University’s coronavirus pandemic protocols. (Photo from video/WCAX-TV, Channel 3.)

On WCAX-TV’s ‘You Can Quote Me,’ President Mark C. Anarumo discusses campus protocols, perspectives on progress

As the coronavirus case count shifts and Norwich University adapts, President Mark C. Anarumo had used every internal channel available to speak to the community — social media, video, internal news articles. On Sunday, he went on Vermont television to broaden the reach. 

World War II historian and bestselling author Alex Kershaw, H’19, succeeds the late Carlo D’Este ’58, as chair of the selection committee for the annual William E. Colby Award, a three-year appointment. (Photo courtesy Alex Kershaw.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University officials announced that World War II historian and bestselling author Alex Kershaw, H’19, will become chair of the selection committee for the annual William E. Colby Award, a three-year appointment.

The Center for Global Resilience and Security is a Norwich University research center of excellence dedicated to advancing interrelationships between human resilience and sense of security in the face of global challenges. (Composite photo courtesy Center for Global Resilience and Security.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) welcomes several student fellows this academic year to work within the center to advance research.

Norwich University Mathematics Professor Darlene Olsen, a former Honors Program director shakes hands with an Honors Program graduate at a past Commencement event. The Honors Program will present two virtual information sessions for prospective students this week. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Honors Program will hold virtual information session for students considering attending Norwich University

Scholarship starts here. Prospective students can get an inside look at Norwich University’s Honors Program in two webinars this week.

Although the coronavirus pandemic has made in-person job fairs temporarily impossible, partners of Norwich University’s Career and Internship Center have been meeting with students virtually through the Handshake application. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Mock job interviews for architecture students, virtual employer meetings, recreational offerings ahead

This story was updated Feb. 8, 2021.

Recreational opportunities, including yoga classes and a nighttime video game session will join virtual meetings with employers on the coming week’s campus activities slate.


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