Dedication of Wallace Materials Testing Facility in Juckett Hall will come Thursday
The dedication of a materials testing laboratory in honor of longtime engineering professor Don Wallace, the launch of a virtual Center for Civic Engagement book club and an Admissions Office webinar for prospective students on study tracks for medicine and health careers leads this week’s Norwich University activities calendar.
Richard W. Schneider, who retired in 2020 after 28 years as the university’s top leader, receives Vermont Distinguished Service Medal
Norwich University has honored President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider’s 28 years of presidential stewardship many ways, renaming a campus building in his honor and etching his name of the top rung the Bicentennial Stairs’ top flight. On Thursday night, the Vermont National Guard’s adjutant general added his own accolade, the Vermont Distinguished Service Medal.
Because of Vermont coronavirus protocols, in-person Commencement will have no outsider audience
“Everyone” is a short word for a large group and complicated spirit, President Mark C. Anarumo said Thursday. And Norwich University, true to its “I Will Try” and “Norwich Together, Norwich Forever” mottos, has worked to include everybody in everything this semester, wherever they chose to study.
Operation Warp Speed clinic draws 200 vaccine recipients, 88% of them students
Norwich University students contracting into the armed forces showed service-before-self spirit Tuesday, rolling up their sleeves and taking COVID-19 vaccines in a clinic organized by the Vermont National Guard.
WCAX-TV highlights Norwich’s Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative
Although vaccines are rolling out in Vermont and some Norwich community members have begun getting theirs, prevention protocols continue to keep campus healthy — mask wearing, handwashing, distancing and expanded clinical testing. The Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Initiative has complemented these efforts importantly.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville professor and Indian Military Review research fellow will lead Peace and War Virtual Summit discussion
Diplomatic tensions bubbled to the surface last week when the United States and China diplomats met in Anchorage, Alaska. As the United Kingdom’s Guardian news site reported, officials couldn’t restrain themselves long enough to film even a short news clip.
Women in Leadership webinar, Joan of Arc film screening highlight events slate
With midterm past, the semester, and academic year, are barreling toward crescendo. So, two events this week will point toward postcollege life. One will address leadership, a core Norwich University trait useful in careers; one will examine graduating during a pandemic.
Carter Cowlthorp scores Top 10 Plays highlight, joining teammate Ryan Boucher in having an ESPN moment
Coronavirus protocols may have kept Kreitzberg Arena’s stands empty at Norwich University ice hockey games this season, but people are still watching, by cardboard proxy, on livestreams and beyond, as a recent national highlight proved.
Enterprising student hands out easy-to-master instruments; happy recipients become human bleatboxes
Caitlin Dailey said she was a hopeless musician, or at least one frustrated enough to quit. Three years of saxophone playing got her to the third chair in her middle school band, behind two sixth graders who’d just taken up the instruments.