Norwich University first-year architecture students created Zig Zag chairs based on Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Architecture + Art chair making teaches craftsmanship, shop safety, geometry

All 24 first-year architecture students received 1/3 of a sheet of plywood to create an iconic Zig Zag chair based upon Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. Formed by four wood planes joined in rhythmic sequence, it is one of the first examples of a cantilevered solid wood chair.

From left, Norwich University Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Phil Susmann ’81, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Norwich President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider pose for a picture near the Thaddeus Buczko War Room in March 2019. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Efforts by Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., helped land grants, establish Norwich University Applied Research Institutes

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.’s pending retirement will cap decades of cybersecurity education support that helped birth the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes and land the university millions of dollars in cybersecurity-related research-and-development contracts.

Richard W. Schneider, a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral, spent 28 years as Norwich University’s president. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Richard W. Schneider honored by armed forces-veteran-led digital publishing agency

Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider was recently named to the Mighty 25, a list of influential military community supporters compiled by We Are The Mighty, an armed forces veteran-led digital publisher and media agency.

Students converse during College of Graduate and Continuing Studies day on campus in June 2018. Through its partnership with Upright Education, Norwich University Online will offer award-winning accelerated learning programs in software development along with user experience and user interface design to adults seeking new careers in these fields. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Upright Education, a renowned digital workforce accelerator, has partnered with Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS), a national leader in online graduate education, to offer technology bootcamps that fast-track adults into high-growth technology careers. 

Norwich University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program, housed in the Health and Human Performance Department, offers education in exercise science with tracks in strength and conditioning for sports and tactical athletes along with preclinical preparation. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)


National Strength and Conditioning Association approval is valid for three years

Norwich University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program has earned approval through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP), which is valid for three years.

Jonathan Simms, a rook in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets, shows the sand art he created on Nov. 11 during Wellness Days at Wise Campus Center. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Free skates, movies, arts and crafts, snack stations let students catch upon studies, take breather before semester’s final push

And, on the Wellness Days, they slept.

Norwich University’s Color Guard presents flags during the Nov. 9 Veterans Day Observance on the Upper Parade Ground. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

At Veterans Day observance, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Kimberly A. Baumann lauds families who support servicemembers

Brig. Gen. Kimberly A. Baumann returned to Norwich University on Tuesday to join the campus and community in honoring veterans and their selfless service to nation.

Members of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets eat together at 2019’s Campus Thanksgiving Dinner. After a year’s coronavirus-forced absence, the dinner returns to the Wise Campus Center’s dining center. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Campus Thanksgiving dinner, discussion of Shakespeare’s influence on 1950s horror comics highlight activities

Is this a comic I see before me? Well, yes. (And a dinner plate, too.)

A sponsorship from a regional office of financial services company First Command will help the university’s Career and Internship Center present future job fairs and financial literacy brown-bag lunches. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

Money will support job fairs, financial literacy sessions, Andrews Gym scorer’s table, literature displays, bags for parents

First Command Financial Services Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based company serving U.S. armed forces families, last summer committed $50,000 over five years to sponsor several Norwich University initiatives that align with its values and interests.

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