Rising Norwich University senior Lydia Reed, a civilian student and biology major, delivers research findings Aug. 4 at the Vermont Disease Ecology Conference at the Bartoletto Hall science complex. The conference preceded the universitywide guidance about mask wearing indoors; audience members were masked. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

At Vermont Disease Ecology Conference, researchers discuss experiment roadblocks, and how they were overcome

Norwich University biology major Reine Gibb, like all scientists, expects experiment hiccups. Although faulty hypotheses or errors surely stall research, she learned unwilling subjects can, too — especially if they hop away.

Norwich University’s football team practices Wednesday on Sabine Field at Hayne Family Stadium. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

The fall 2021 semester’s sounds and sights are echoing across Norwich University’s campus. Clashing shoulder pads and tweeting coaches’ whistles have brought Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium to life.

Arrival signs are multiplying on Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus. Big arrival days for the 2021-22 academic year are coming Saturday and Tuesday. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Receptions for families of rooks, civilian students will accompany welcomes

Buildings stand ready, lawns are mowed, signs are getting posted and events are planned. A big weekend featuring Rook Arrival Day will continue Norwich University’s march toward the 2021-22 academic year.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) named Dr. Kaitlin Thomas associate director and Dr. Ronald Lessard senior fellow.

Norwich University students swear in as student senators in May during a Student Government Association reception on campus. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Group aims to leverage social media to forge connections among students of every sort

The coming semester offers a fresh start both in academics, with new books and professors, and socially, with many new faces. The Student Government Association’s leaders want to unify peers so long separated by the coronavirus pandemic.

This spring, Gabriel Chicoine was Norwich University’s named male scholar of 2021, was named College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American for the second time and was of 16  men’s hockey players on 2020-21’s Krampade All-American Scholar team. (Photo by Chandler Mosher/Norwich University.)

Defenseman becomes just the third Norwich University student-athlete to earn the honor more than once

Men’s hockey player Gabriel Chicoine on Wednesday earned College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American honors for the second straight year, becoming just the third Norwich University student-athlete to earn the honor more than once.

Dr. Travis Morris and Dr. Elizabeth Gurian, who lead Norwich University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, pose with students on campus. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich University’s newly named School of Criminology and Criminal Justice looks in wider ways at nabbing the nefarious

Perhaps “law and order” fills your head with the electric piano-guitar-clarinet theme song from the long-running “Law & Order” television show (and its myriad variants). Maybe the phrase conjures images of revolving police car lights, clicking handcuffs or banging courtroom gavels. This musical and visual imagery is frequently apt for Norwich University’s top-draw criminal justice program, which sends dozens of students into cops-and-courts careers.

Civilian students walk around Norwich University’s campus during Fall 2019 arrivals. A webinar and a pack of Student Sendoffs will prepare students for Fall 2021 arrivals, which start next week. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Week’s slate also includes virtual Founder’s Day toast

Imagining the carillon? Its ringing, the purr of arriving cars and the voices of excited students will soon create the start-of-semester symphony in Northfield, Vermont.

Carlo D’Este prepares to hand flowers to Cara Gauthier, left, at the 2013 Military Writers’ Symposium. D’Este, a 1958 Norwich graduate, decorated U.S. Army veteran and renowned historian co-founded the symposium. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

Money generated by the endowment supports symposium, William E. Colby Award and year-round student enrichment opportunities

Carlo D’Este proved his devotion to knowledge-sharing and scholarship every fall as co-founder and co-maintainer of the Norwich University Military Writers’ Symposium. Norwich University Military Writers’ Associates, an advocacy group, has begun fundraising to support a symposium-supporting endowment in D’Este’s honor, the Carlo D'Este ’58 Military Writers’ Endowment.

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