Stephan Wolfert left a military career, in which he served as a U.S. Army medic and infantry officer, for a life in the theater after seeing William Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” (Photo courtest DE-CRUIT.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University presents “Cry Havoc!” a one-person play performed by military veteran Stephan Wolfert about challenges faced by veterans and the role of theater as inspired by William Shakespeare in reintegration to civilian life at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in Mack Hall Auditorium.

Norwich University’s cross-disciplinary Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative, which ran during the 2020-21 academic year, involved civil engineering and construction management students (to build equipment and conduct the wastewater sampling); chemistry and biochemistry (to analyze samples); and humanities students (to record podcasts and promote the project). (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Town allowed sample testing that helped launch Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative

For more than a year, Norwich University worked to forestall COVID-19 breakouts on campus and in surrounding Northfield, Vermont, by testing wastewater for fragments of the novel coronavirus. The nonprofit Vermont news website VTDigger reported that Northfield has been invited to join a federal wastewater testing program.

During the Thank-A -Thon in Jackman Hall’s fourth-floor Board of Trustees conference room, Norwich University students can write profiles explaining how scholarships helped them succeed and thank you notes to scholarship-endowing donors. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Student Thank-a-Thon, Career and Internship Center events highlight calendar

A welcome-back picnic for international students, the deadline for the Olmsted Foundation Overseas Cultural Immersion trip to Kyrgyzstan and a Thank-a-Thon for scholarship-receiving students highlight the week on campus.

A Norwich University student hits the books in 2019. Students with grade-point averages of 3.4 or better make the Dean’s List. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Students with semester GPAs of 3.4 or better honored

Full-time undergraduate students who earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.40 receive Dean's List honors. 

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spring 2021 semester let students choose an alternative grading system or maintain earned letter grades. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have maintained full-time enrollment, chosen to keep letter grades in at least 12 credits of classes and must not have received any Incomplete or no pass grades.

This list’s information was generated at 3:18 p.m. Feb. 7, 2022, and has not been revised.

Norwich University student hold a study group session in 2019. Students who earn 4.0 grade-point averages make the President’s List. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Students with semester GPAs of 4.0 are honored

Full-time undergraduate students who earned semester GPAs of 4.0 receive President’s List honors.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spring 2021 semester let students choose an alternative grading system or maintain earned letter grades. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have maintained full-time enrollment, chosen to keep letter grades in at least 12 credits of classes and must not have received any Incomplete or no pass grades.

This list’s information was generated at 3:18 p.m. Feb. 7, 2022, and has not been revised.

Norwich University student-athletes compete in the Grit Games during Homecoming 2020. Norwich’s Center for Global Resilience and Security will discuss how teams of tactical athletes can create programs to enhance resilience on Vermont’s front line in “Resilient Bodies Are Built to Last: Vermont’s Solution to a National Crisis on Feb. 23 and Feb. 24.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security presents “Resilient Bodies Are Built to Last: Vermont’s Solution to a National Crisis,” a free two-day event with a virtual panel Feb. 23 and in-person interactive seminar Feb. 24.

Global-warming-stoked ice melting in the Arctic has created new sea routes and sparked a scramble for the United States, Russia and China. (Image by Shutterstock.)

Virtual talk will examine Russian militarization’s effect on scramble for resources

In guest lectures, a microcertificate course, student research and last fall’s Military Writers’ Symposium, the Arctic region became a topic of interest at Norwich University in the past 24 months. The Arctic focus continues this week in a virtual lecture anchoring the week’s activities on campus.

Joshua Fredenburg addresses Corps of Cadets rooks in August 2021 as part of an Office of IDEAS (inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and support) event in Plumley Armory. The office has a pair of events this week, including the debut of its Civil Discourse Meeting Series. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Office of IDEAS discussions on stalking and neurodiversity anchor campus events schedule for the week

Norwich University’s Office of IDEAS (inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and support) anchors the week’s activities calendar with a discussion on stalking and the launch of a new civil discourse discussion series.


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