On WCAX-TV, Channel 3, Dr. Julia Bernard discussed blending her skills and leveraging her expertise as Norwich University’s first vice president of equity, diversity and inclusion. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.).)

Dr. Julia Bernard discusses plans for new role, which starts July 1

C oming from a family whose members served in the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, Dr. Julia Bernard has a long-developed affinity for the armed forces. And because she’s worked in diversity offices since work-study gigs as an undergraduate, she’s long built inclusive academic communities.

Michael Korol (20), a Norwich University men’s ice hockey player seen playing Feb. 28, 2021, against Connecticut College at Kreitzberg Arena, received the 2021 College Hockey Inc. Scholarship, presented by JLG Architects. (Photo by Chandler Mosher/Norwich University Athletics.)

2021 graduate is first men’s player and first Division III player to receive 2-year-old award


Michael Korol, a Norwich University men’s ice hockey senior whose support of young hockey players has stretched from his home province of Saskatchewan to his college community in Vermont, received the 2021 College Hockey Inc. Scholarship, presented by JLG Architects.

During the 2020-21 academic year and the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwich University students and faculty members developed a team and process for testing wastewater on campus for early detection of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Mark Collier, Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at Norwich University, St. Michael’s College and the University of Vermont partnered with municipal wastewater officials and state agency representatives to conduct wastewater surveillance for the SARS-CoV-2 virus and develop wastewater-based risk assessment tools for COVID-19. The tools can also be applied to other environmental health hazards that may emerge in Vermont.

For many students, commencement and receiving their degrees are momentous experiences. (Photo courtesy College of Graduate and Continuing Studies/Norwich Unviersity.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Gathering under this year’s theme, “Norwich Together, Norwich Forever,” 362 students representing 13 online graduate programs will participate in virtual capstone and culminating academic work, conferences, and commencement and Academic Recognition Ceremonies at Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) annual Residency Conference June 21-25.

Stories on student outcomes, resilience, postgraduate life are featured

Zero in on economics and career outcomes in the Norwich Record’s summer issue, which is live online.

Jennifer Bryan ’05 studied English at Norwich University but began drawing, then painting, in 2018 as personal therapy. Her paintings form “Liquid Mind,” the Sullivan Museum and History Center’s newest exhibit. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich alumna Jennifer Bryan ’05 explores states of mind in Sullivan Museum and History Center’s new exhibit

Jennifer Bryan began painting in 2018 as therapy — her marriage was ending, she was on her own again, and she found putting figures on paper calming and cathartic. She started drawing, sometimes making single-line drawings, then advanced to fingerpaints and eventually, acrylic paints. Canvas replaced paper; paintbrushes replaced fingers.

The new $965,000 Norwich Rugby Clubhouse will have an expanded deck area, more windows, and an improved layout than its predecessor. (Image courtesy Norwich University Athletics.)

Nearly $1 million project will include larger deck, more windows, better layout than predecessor

Norwich University’s rugby programs will have a new home this fall. A new nearly $1 million clubhouse is set to be complete in August, in time for the teams’ fall 2021 seasons.

Incoming students joined current students, alumni and staff for a houseboat ride during a NU Club of Central Massachusetts sendoff in summer 2016. Nina Tracey ’80 hosted. (Photo courtesy Alumni and Family Office/Norwich University.)

In-person gatherings return, pairing incoming students and parents with current students, alumni and leaders for information swapping

Back in 2019, as he readied for his Norwich University freshman year, Eddie Diaz attended the NU Club of Central Massachusetts’ student sendoff in Worcester, Massachusetts. He approached the check-in table trailed by an entourage.

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