Norwich University nursing students join a simulation during an outdoor class in September. Seventy-two nursing students will participate in a virtual White Coat ceremony on Thursday. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Health experts to examine health preparedness during push to mitigate COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced everyone to adapt individually and plan collectively to preserve individual and collective health. On Monday, an interdisciplinary panel of experts will discuss outreach plans providers and practitioners can use to ensure continued resilience for Vermont communities’ health and wellness.

Dr. Tara Kulkarni, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, works with students in the Wastewater Based Epidemiology Initiative team in Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative’s interdisciplinary team tracks COVID-19-triggering virus

So far, many tests for the coronavirus have involved air, its main transmission medium. (Hence, face masks’ sudden emergence as couture). But an enterprising, interdisciplinary group of Norwich students and faculty has started looking for the virus in another “essential element,” water.

A crane moves the completed NEST outdoor classroom structure away from Norwich University’s CoLaboratory Building on June 5, 2018. The Design+Build Collaborative project was placed at Union Elementary School in Montpelier, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Award-winning Design+Build Collaborative project covered on television, web

Ten students from Norwich University’s Design+Build Collaborative had already earned accolades from the American Institute of Architects, both the Vermont and New England chapters, for the NEST outdoor classroom/playhouse. In October, three Vermont broadcast news stations shined a spotlight. A Vermont news website joined the coverage just before Thanksgiving.

Citlaly Sosa, a rook in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets, won the Rook Knock Out Drill Competition during Parent and Family Weekend in October. (Photo by Desiree Waterman.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Citlaly Sosa was the last recruit standing at the conclusion of Norwich University’s annual military and drill ceremony competition held during Parent and Family Weekend in October.

MARSHFIELD, Mass. — Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the New England Hockey Conference’s directors canceled the league's regular season schedule and 2021 NEHC Championship Tournament.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college and birthplace of ROTC, recognized Jonathan Allen ’94 with an award for volunteerism last month. Allen, a former U.S. Army infantry officer and current Amazon executive, was recognized for his deep service to his alma mater.

A Norwich University student walks away from the bridge and toward class in September 2020. Giving Tuesday gifts to the university’s Emergency Scholarship Fund will help students thrown fiscally off kilter by the coronavirus pandemic to graduate on time. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Donations offer way for Norwich University community to help students mitigate coronavirus pandemic

Giving Tuesday is nearly here. And this year, the Norwich University community can help students affected by the coronavirus pandemic through the Emergency Scholarship Fund.

A member of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets huddles with family members in this photo posted in the Class of 2024 Parents Facebook page. (Photo by Darlene Madrid via Facebook).

On Facebook, Class of 2024 parents post pictures of their daughters’ and sons’ arrivals for the holiday

Norwich University’s students have been heading home, or will do so shortly, to celebrate Thanksgiving and to spend the balance of the fall semester learning remotely. Many families have welcomed their arrivals photographically, posting a burst of snapshots on a members-only Class of 2024 Facebook group.

Carlo D’Este prepares to hand flowers to Cara Gauthier, left, at the 2013 Military Writers’ Symposium. D’Este, a 1958 Norwich graduate, decorated U.S. Army veteran and renowned historian co-founded the symposium. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

Decorated U.S. Army veteran became renowned historian, revered author

Carlo D’Este, a 1958 Norwich University graduate who became a decorated U.S. Army colonel, a renowned military historian and co-founder of Norwich University’s Military Writers’ Symposium, died Sunday. He was 84.

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