These designs from Adam Bigas of Silesia, Poland, won “Learning Spaces,” a contest run by Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art, part of the College of Professional Schools. (Image courtesy Norwich University Design+Build collaborative.)

In ‘Learning Spaces’ contest, international group designs outdoor learning and play spaces

The “think globally, act locally” catchphrase encourages problem solvers to consider global health and local communities as they work. For “Learning Spaces,” an outdoor classroom design competition, Norwich University thought and looked globally — inviting inventive high schoolers from around the world to submit ideas for outdoor spaces for learning and play.

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California - A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber takes off from Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, April 12, 2019. (USSTRATCOM photo, courtesy of Alan Radecki/Northrop Grumman.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has joined the U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance (USSTRATCOM) Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance to enable collaborative faculty and student research and interactions with the nation’s top experts on issues related to nuclear deterrence and assurance and national security.

ROTC cadets from Norwich University  train in the snow in February 2017.  Norwich University Applied Research Institutes received a $625,000 grant to support the Arctic Microgrid program. Microgrids are distributed power networks that can operate with or separately from a traditional utility power grid. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vermont — Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) announced that it has secured two contracts received under the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Broad Agency Announcement process totaling $1.12 million.

The College of Graduate and Continuing Studies’ webinar on Tuesday will address how businesses will manage and analyze an ever-widening ocean of data. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

College of Graduate and Continuing Studies webinar, Army ROTC information session usher in spring semester’s first week

Market watchers might say data’s future starts with z, as in zettabyte. That mind-bendingly huge amount of data portends a blindingly bright future for data managers.

Joe Milano ’66 stands on his step on the Bicentennial Stairs with his wife, Jill Kirkpatrick Milano during Homecoming in September 2019. Milano owns the Union Oyster House in Boston, which in December was named Best Landmark Restaurant 2020, one of the World Culinary Awards. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Boston’s Union Oyster House, owned by Joe Milano, ’66 wins World Culinary Awards honor

Joe Milano thought the email from the World Culinary Awards might be spam. He might have missed a milestone chance.

Norwich University students display physical distancing and mask wearing at Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium during the Fall 2020 semester. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

In memo, President Mark C. Anarumo discusses return dates, health protocols for new term

Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo spent his last Update from the Hill memo looking ahead to the Spring 2021 semester and what the community will need to do to remain healthy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Indy Fuel goalie Tom Aubrun guards the goal Dec. 27 against the Wheeling Nailers. Aubrun, who starred at Norwich University, was making his professional and ECHL debut. (Photo by Zack Rawson/Wheeling Nailers.)

Goalie Tom Aubrun, who won Sid Watson Award in final season with Cadets, wins first game with ECHL’s Indy Fuel

W hile Norwich University was on holiday break, former men’s ice hockey star Tom Aubrun stepped out as a pro.

Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets marches on the Upper Parade Ground during the Nov. 10, 2020, Veterans Day celebration. The Corps’ arrival for the 2020 fall semester was one of the year’s most clicked-in newsfeed stories. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

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.

A rook in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets wears his mask as he trains on the Upper Parade Ground in September. 2020 was the year masks became part of the uniform for everyone in the university community. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

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.

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