Dr. Angela Duckworth, a bestselling author and founder of the Character Lab, speaks Feb. 15 with Norwich University men’s lacrosse coach Neal Anderson as part of the Todd Lecture Series. (Screenshot from video/Todd Lecture Series.)

Grit expert Dr. Angela Duckworth discusses tactics for success in Todd Lecture Series address

Angela Duckworth knows Norwich University students strive for a Baskin-Robbins flavor list of excellence — scholarship, leadership, kindness among them. Achieving any of these takes passion and perseverance for long-term goals, a combination she calls grit.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center presents History Professor Emily Gray’s “The Work of Daniel Hopfer: 16th Century Armorer, Artist and Religious Radical,” a Lunch and Learn event that looks at decorative armor and social change in the late Renaissance from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 10.

Braeden Ostepchuk, a 2018 graduate who starred in academics and athletics at Norwich University, now hosts “Learn II Perform,” a podcast. (Photo courtesy Braeden Ostepchuk).

2018 class valedictorian and former men’s hockey star Braeden Ostepchuk brings voice to ‘Learn II Perform’ podcast

Braeden Ostepchuk, as scores of Norwich University students had before and since, learned the Guiding Values and used them as a behavioral lodestar through academics, athletics and campus life. He succeeded at seemingly every turn, becoming class valedictorian and an ice hockey Academic All-American.

With its partnership with the National Security Agency’s National Cryptologic School, Norwich University continues a long legacy of supporting the national security sector. (Photo courtesy College of Graduate and Continuing Studies/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University and the National Security Agency’s National Cryptologic School have partnered to create pathways into Norwich’s online bachelor’s degree programs, master’s degree programs, graduate-level certificate programs and Norwich Pro’s continuing professional education programs.

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Charles W. Hooper, then-director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, speaks Sept. 25, 2019, at the Defense Security University ribbon-cutting ceremony in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class James K. Lee/U.S. Defense Department.)

Retired U.S. Army lieutenant general will discuss U.S.-China relations

China’s rivalry with the United States — military, security, economic, cyber and technological — will take center stage as the 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit starts Wednesday.

Grazia Scoppio, who is spending the spring semester at Norwich University as a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Peace and War Studies, is part of a research team examining barriers that keep immigrants from participating in the armed forces. (Photo courtesy John and Mary France Patton Peace and War Center/Norwich University.)

Webinars on virology, volunteerism join French Tournées film festival on activities list

Although the start of the 2021 Peace and War Summit may be the marquee event, the coming week’s calendar remains full of intellectually stimulating fare. A virology webinar from the Master of Public Administration Speakers Series, a webinar on equity, diversity and inclusion in the armed forces and the start of the Virtual Tournées French Film Festival highlight the schedule.

Nicole Navarro ’21 reads at the Norwich Voices for International Women’s Day in Mack Hall on March 7, 2018. This year’s spoken-word performance will run online on Friday night. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich Voices for International Women’s Day will highlight women’s triumphs and struggles in virtual spoken-word performance

Chey Khoury wants women’s voices heard and inequitable notions, especially about strength and success, upended.

Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo updated the campus community by video on Thursday. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

Therapy dogs, curling coming for the weekend; dining options to increase

Progress against the coronavirus has been dramatic and steady, Norwich President Mark C. Anarumo said Thursday. An on-campus COVID-19-positive case count that had been 65 on Jan. 27 and 42 on Feb. 8 was down to five. Ten people were isolated in quarantine on campus as of Thursday, down from 91 on Feb. 5.

Although fans won’t be able to support Norwich’s hockey teams at Kreitzberg Arena this winter, the Blue Line Club will let them put faces in the crowd with cardboard cutouts. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich University Blue Line Club sells 150 cutouts to ‘attend’ hockey games, raising $4,000

Those Norwich fans at the hockey and basketball games and swim meets? They’re real cards. Cutups. Wait, no. They’re more like cutouts, and they radiate with Cadets spirit.

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