Dr. Julia Bernard, who was named Norwich University’s first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, now serves as interim chair and associate professor in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Counseling and Human Services. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University named Dr. Julia Bernard as its first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, effective July 1.

About 447 students graduated from 32 undergraduate programs and one master’s program at Norwich University on Saturday. (Photos by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University celebrated Commencement and Commissioning ceremonies on Saturday, May 1, in a hybrid of virtual streamed and in-person events held campus-wide in accordance with Vermont pandemic guidelines and with the Norwich community’s health and safety as the highest priority.

Students from Norwich University’s Civic Scholars program helped organize on-campus blood drives in the fall and spring  with the American Red Cross. The Center for Civic Engagement, which administers the Civic Scholars program on April 15 honored students who volunteered throughout the 2020-21 academic year. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Center for Civic Engagement holds Service, Learning and Leadership Recognition Celebration

Neither masks, nor distance, nor pandemic protocols would stop Norwich University’s volunteerism in 2020-21. Center for Civic Engagement Director Nicole DiDomenico said students’ perseverance showed gracious selflessness, and progress showed in April 15’s online meeting to celebrate it.

Two grants totaling more than $187,000 from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will let Norwich University present two virtual cybersecurity summer camps. (Photo illustration by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has earned two grants totaling more than $187,000 from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to host two virtual cybersecurity summer camps.

Norwich University junior Faith Privett explains her project in a video preview for Posters on the Hill. (Screenshot from video/Council on Undergraduate Research.)

Political science and history major Faith Privett presents research on Justice Antonin Scalia’s votes at national research conference

Opposites instruct. And Faith Privett will prove it on the Hill (yes, Capitol Hill), if virtually, this week.

From left, Professor Don Wallace’s daughter Beth, his longtime partner, Mary Bellinzier, and Norwich University President Dr. Mark Anarumo unveil the wall dedicating the new Donald M. Wallace Materials Testing Facility in Juckett Hall’s cellar during an April 1, 2021, ceremony. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

Professor Donald Wallace, Norwich faculty member for 55 years, honored with naming of Juckett Hall engineering lab

Don Wallace’s reputation preceded him, and succeeded him. The mechanical engineering professor spent 55 years teaching at Norwich University, long enough to coach students who’d meet, wed and send more students his way (their children), sometimes twice over. All who entered Wallace’s classroom abandoned hope of an easy ride; he was exacting.

Norwich University President Dr. Mark Anarumo chats with Meghan Scott, left, and other Norwich University Emergency Medical Services students who helped evacuate people injured in a March 25 house fire in Northfield, Vermont. Anarumo gave the students special coins to honor their selfless service. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

President awards Norwich Emergency Medical Services students special coins in Jackman Hall meeting

When a fire burned through a Northfield house last month, leaving several residents injured, Norwich students working as first responders put the service-before-self into immediate practice.

Norwich University ROTC students in the dress blue uniforms commission into the U.S. Navy in 2015. This year’s Commissioning ceremonies start at 3 p.m. Saturday with the Joint Ceremony; individual-branch ceremonies will follow at 4:15 p.m. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Commencement, Commissioning, Nurse Pinning Ceremony mark end of spring semester and 2020-21 academic year

All roads, virtual though they’ve sometimes been this year, have led here.

During his more than 40 years in uniform, U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley commanded and served in units at every echelon, from platoon leader to U.S. Army chief of staff. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University is honored to announce that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. Milley will give the commencement address to the Class of 2021 in recorded remarks on Saturday, May 1.


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