John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center Director Dr. Travis Morris comments on national terrorism and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Thursday on WCAX-TV, Channel 3. (Screenshot from video/WCAX-TV.)

John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center director shares thoughts on WCAX television

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks changed American discourse, Norwich University’s Dr. Travis Morris told WCAX-TV, Channel 3, on Thursday, moving terrorism from something perhaps perceived as foreign (Middle East violence) or isolated (the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing) to something national.

Dr. Megan Doczi delivers keynote remarks Aug. 31, 2021, at Norwich University’s Convocation at Shapiro Field House. She described how cooperative firing by neurons helps build mastery and how cooperation among people builds communities. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

At Convocation, biology and neuroscience professor describes how new experience can stoke neuron synergy and build mastery

As a biologist, neuroscientist and professor, Dr. Megan Doczi has long had brains on the brain. They’re fascinating, she said, the only human organs that can contemplate themselves. In them, tens of billions of neurons connect with more trillions of synapses to form a network vaster than the Milky Way.

Norwich University President Dr. Mark Anarumo made the cover of September’s Risk & Insurance magazine

Trade magazine puts President Dr. Mark Anarumo on cover of September issue

Norwich University President Dr. Mark Anarumo made the cover of September’s Risk & Insurance magazine and was named a Risk & Insurance All-Star.

People take the Water Street Park Cultural Heritage Park Walk on Aug. 31, 2021, in Northfield, Vermont. The park stands on the site of homes ruined by Tropical Storm Irene, bought back by the town and razed amid floodplain restoration. (Photo by Mark Collier/Northfield University.)

Arm of Norwich’s Center for Global Resilience and Security organizes Water Street Cultural Heritage walk

Tropical Storm Irene’s rains sparked flooding, wrecked homes and caused more than $2 million in property damage in Northfield, Vermont, in 2011. But from its ravages, emerged a chance to restore and educate, associate professor of biology Dr. Simon Pearish said.

A member of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets cleans out a Northfield, Vermont, home after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Then-Vermont Gov. Shumlin recalled Norwich students’ relentless service. “They didn’t stop,” he said, “they didn’t quit they just stayed hard at it.” (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Corps, civilians, athletes evacuated central Vermont residents and cleaned their racked homes after tropical storm

Norwich University serves. And when Tropical Storm Irene hit 10 years ago, dozens of students, civilian and Corps, served en masse, rolling up sleeves and helping Northfield residents cope. Within a month, Norwich students had spent 4,000 hours volunteering, cleaning up in the storm’s aftermath.

Members of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets march Monday in the Labor Day Parade in Northfield, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Vigil tours, flag planting, wreath laying will mark 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks

We love a parade. Norwich University began the fall semester’s second week with a day off from classes and participation in the Northfield Labor Day festivities. The Regimental Band played and several student groups, including the Corps of Cadets and several sports teams, marched. 

Norwich University running back Jehric Hackney carries the ball Friday night against Salve Regina in the Cadets’ home opener at Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Home crowd, president bring energy to home opener, Norwich’s first football game in more than 600 days

Joey Mauriello was the riddle Norwich University’s football team couldn’t solve Friday.

Students in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets ferry injured rooks, first-year Corps members, down the Dog River on Aug. 29, 2021, during the traditional Dog River Run in Northfield, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University began the 2020-21 academic year on Monday, Aug. 30, with 729 new students. First-year students in the Corps of Cadets arrived Sunday, Aug. 22; new civilian students arrived on Tuesday, Aug. 24, for orientation.

Dr. Joshua Fredenburg, a diversity, equity, inclusion expert, speaks Aug. 25, 2021, to an audience of Corps of Cadets rooks and civilian student freshmen at Plumley Armory. The raucous session featured thunderous ovations and call-and-response declarations. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

In separate sessions, guest speaker Dr. Joshua Fredenburg and university chaplain William Wick call for cooperation, compassion

As President Dr. Mark Anarumo says, Norwich University is both together and forever. Two events last week drove the message home.


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