President Mark C. Anarumo addresses Norwich University’s community regularly in Updates from the Hill. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Need the latest news on Norwich University’s evolving campus protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Tune in to President Mark C. Anarumo’s Update from the Hill video from Thursday.

Three events this month will help prepare Norwich University architecture students for the job market. (Screenshot from video by Ronny DiMasi/Norwich University.)

Mock interviews with Board of Fellows, online job fair scheduled

The School of Architecture+Art, part of Norwich University’s College of Professional Schools, will hold three events this month to prepare students for job interviews and career searches. 

Norwich University and five other U.S. Senior Military Colleges creating a Department of Defense Cyber Institute program to create a pipeline of qualified cybersecurity professionals in critical work roles. (Photo my Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has been designated the lead institution of the nation’s Senior Military Colleges in creating a Department of Defense Cyber Institute program through a recently awarded two-year, $19.5 million grant.

Gilroy (California) Police Department Sgt. Dawn Delfino ’99 said she loves police work’s physical demands and variety. Her chief said her intellect and empathy have helped her stand out as a leader. (Photo courtesy Dawn Delfino ’99.)

Dawn Delfino ’99 becomes first woman to make sergeant in Gilroy Police Department’s 62-year history

Dawn Delfino has long solved problems and blazed trails. At Norwich University, she joined the women’s hockey club that preceded the women’s varsity ice hockey program. In almost 20 years of policing, she drew on conflict resolution skills to earn Officer of the Year recognition certificates from California’s state Senate and Assembly and the U.S. Congress.

On Nov. 1, Delfino, a 1999 Norwich graduate, earned important stripes, becoming the first woman sergeant in the Gilroy, California, police department’s 62-year history. (She spent 11 months as an acting sergeant before her promotion.)

Jonathan Daniel Wells, a historian and professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, authored “The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War.” (Photo by Jonathan Daniel Wells via Twitter.)

Historian Jonathan Daniel Wells to discuss his book ‘The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery, and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War’

Slavery was outlawed in New York by 1827, but the city’s Black residents could never relax, historian Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells writes. A collection of slave catchers and police officers in New York City were lying in wait to snatch children and adults and sell them into slavery.

Wells, a historian and professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan’s Residential College, spends his latest book, “The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery, and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War” describing the harrowing tale of corrupt police and the people they harmed. At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wells will discuss his book and the history in a virtual talk sponsored by the Norwich Humanities Initiative.

Angela Duckworth is founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing the science and practice of character development. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University continues its Todd Lecture Series with “True Grit: The Surprising, and Inspiring, Science of Success,” a live, virtual presentation by author and researcher Angela Duckworth with a moderated question-and-answer session at 7 p.m. Feb. 15.

Neil Julian, Norwich University’s associate director of recruitment and leadership programs, stands by Roberts Hall with a sign he made to show support for students. (Photo courtesy Katherine Collins/Norwich University.)

Norwich community invited to send messages to help students thrive amid pandemic

Students are the spirit and lifeblood of Norwich University, and the Norwich community stands with you as you navigate this pandemic. As President Mark C. Anarumo has often said, we are all in this together as we weather this modified in-room quarantine period for students.

Virtual yoga sessions enabled by the Counseling and Wellness Center will let students center themselves and calm their minds. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

E&J Gallo Winery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to hold webinars on Handshake

Career-minded students can choose from several virtual events in the coming week events to connect with potential employers.

Students lift weights in the Plumley Armory fitness center in September. The fitness center will be open for restricted use this weekend. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Coronavirus protocols will govern activities

The spike in COVID-19 positive cases forced a return to the modified campus quarantine, but several campus locales will offer student activities over the weekend.


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