New president’s arrival, president emertius’s departure, rank among year’s most popular newsfeed stories
It’s impossible to say “2020” without adding “coronavirus,” but with grit and focus, Norwich’s community persevered. As we talk through our masks and measure off safe 6-foot distances, we can look back on a busy year in which we adjusted, showed resilience and succeeded.
Images capture campus in motion amid coronavirus pandemic, coursing swiftly behind masks
Norwich University Staff Photographer Mark Collier has seen scores of students experience college day-to-day in his 7½ years on campus. He’s captured them in class, on the march, gathered for meals, readying for life’s coming steps. This year, as the university adjusted to the coronavirus pandemic and new health and safety protocols, Collier said he frequently saw resilience in students as they minded distance, washed hands and wore masks. Everyone, he said, seemed to adopt the U.S. Marine Corps mantra: adapt, improvise and overcome.
Ice hockey conference tournament sweeps, Grit Games debut, Maroon & Gold Challenge fundraising record highlight busy year
The year 2020 will go down as one of the strangest years in Norwich University’s 100-year-plus varsity athletic history. From the men’s and women’s hockey teams losing out on the chance to compete for national championships, the spring sports season being called off shortly after it started, to the entire first-semester schedule for fall and winter sports being wiped out, it was a far different year than anyone could have anticipated.
Rewatch and revisit Military Writers’ Symposium, presidential welcome, traditional rites and ceremonies
This past year has been unlike any other we have experienced. The global pandemic prompted the university to pivot to virtual events to keep our community physically distanced, healthy and safe.
With ingenuity and spirit, staff works to welcome new students to Norwich
In the Admissions Office, we stayed true to Norwich University’s “I Will Try” motto, adapting to the coronavirus pandemic and creating a vibrant year.
We’ve got answers about academics, affordability, campus life and more
Norwich University’s Admissions Office is closed from noon Dec. 23 until 8 a.m. Jan. 4. However, the office’s staff members will respond to all email, voice and text messages immediately upon their return.
New leader, new courses and programs start, Denver satellite office construction finishes amid busy year
2020 has been quite a year that we’ve all endured! We’ve faced unprecedented challenges and are now entering an unusual holiday season. Despite the obstacles and turns, we are grateful for the tremendous successes this year has brought.
Support from university community, standout students help project thrive, co-director Tara Kulkarni says
As Norwich University, and the rest of the country, wait for COVID-19 vaccinations to arrive, the interdisciplinary Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative team keeps working to keep campus healthy in the interim, gathering on-campus samples and searching for genetic tracers of the novel coronavirus.