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.

Center for Civic Engagement Director Nicole DiDomenico speaks with students in April 2019 at Plumley Armory. She will participate in a Friday “Legacy of Learning” webinar on incorporating service into everyday life. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Virtual ‘Legacy of Learning’ session will address everyday altruism

As a Guiding Value, “service before self” shapes the Norwich University’s community’s behavior and attitudes. During the coronavirus pandemic, marked by distancing and remoteness, service may sometimes amount to simple kindness.

President Mark C. Anarumo in an October video said the Shoulder-to-Shoulder fundraising initiative will show the Norwich community’s cohesion. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Effort provides important money amid coronavirus pandemic

Norwich University’s Shoulder-to-Shoulder fundraising initiative has raised $7.5 million, reaching one quarter of the $28 million the university hopes to raise by May 2023.

Students from Norwich University’s 2020 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing cohort congregate on GoToMeeting on Dec. 17, 2020 for their pinning ceremony. (Screenshot from video.)

2020 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing cohort celebrates completing program amid coronavirus upheaval

Nursing education that started with fundamentals training in the nursing simulation laboratory had whooshed by, Marah Koprowski said. It was so fast that although she’d spent hours with the lab’s mannequins, brushing their synthetic hair and checking their every chronic symptom, she couldn’t remember their names. Her Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing classmates couldn’t, either.

Ben Carlson, a junior in Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art, and Washington County Mental Health Services Executive Director Mary Moulton stand inside LIFT 2.0 during the house’s siting on Dec. 17, 2020, in Barre, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Second tiny house sited in December, providing home for holiday season

Norwich University’s students and faculty used their civic-mindedness and creativity to leave a lasting holiday gift in Barre, Vermont before the winter break. The stylish, ecologically efficient tiny home they built, LIFT 2.0, stands as an example of affordable housing’s future and marks a step toward resolving local homelessness.

Martin Hanifin ’86, who will take over as Norwich University’s vice president of finance and chief financial officer effective in early March, served on the Norwich University Board of Fellows from 2011 until 2017. (Photo courtesy Norwich University Alumni and Family Office.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University officials announced the appointment of Martin Hanifin ’86 as vice president of finance and chief financial officer effective early March 2021.

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