2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit to feature pair of discussions
Even amid polarized partisan division on everything from coronavirus relief to infrastructure proposals, Congress does have at least one bipartisan bill. It addresses Chinese competition in technology, and will get scrutiny Wednesday.
The same day, the Virtual Peace and War Summit at Norwich University will address the same U.S.-China technology race in two online sessions. The John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center is presenting the summit, in the seventh week of an eight-week run.
Virtual 2021 Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity showcases best in student, faculty research scholarship
Kpatcha Massina’s thirst for answers followed him into his dreams.
The coronavirus pandemic had robbed the now-Norwich senior and Corps of Cadets member’s chance to travel to Burkina Faso to study food insecurity and film the documentary he’d imagined. Nevertheless, he was determined in a typically Norwich way, and no virus would crush his drive or dampen his fascination.
Talk on local food sourcing’s effect on resilience, Career and Internship sessions highlight week’s events
How much of that meal on your plate came from Vermont? If more of it were locally sourced would it help the state? Norwich University’s Academic Research Collaborative will explore this idea this week.
President, senior share stories of coping with coronavirus on public radio and podcast
The calendar keeps flipping forward, replacing winter with spring and planting Commencement just weeks off. But coping with the coronavirus pandemic continues to color Norwich University’s narrative and draw outside media interest.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alaxey Germanovich, a strategic studies and defense analysis student at Norwich, receives Air Force Cross for lifesaving bravery in Afghanistan
Alaxey Germanovich, a Special Tactics combat controller, joined the U.S. Air Force for its action and challenges — few other jobs would let him see the world, train as he’d trained, do what he’d do. In April 2017, attached to 7th Special Forces Group, he deployed for the first time, heading to Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, serving as the team’s joint terminal attack controller. He went right into the firing line, facing more than two weeks straight of constant gunfire, bombs and danger.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University officials announced that three professors have each earned a $25,000 Pilot Award from the Vermont Biomedical Research Network (VBRN) in support of research at Norwich University for 2021-22.
Cybersecurity, computer science students comprise team participating in National Security Agency’s Cyber Exercise competition
A smartwatch on every wrist, a smartphone in every pocket … and possible cyberthreats in all directions. On Thursday, a dozen Norwich students will combine skills and match wits with like-minded students from across the country in the National Security Agency’s annual Cyber Exercise.
Student presenters will suggest possible tactics to mitigate nations’ economic rivalry
Manufacturing policies, carbon-related trade tariffs, supply chains — Bank of America analysts identified them all as U.S.-China contention points. Energy investment, too. As CNBC reported, from 2010 to 2020, China outspent the U.S. by nearly 2-to-1 on energy transition-related investment.
U.S. Army Col. Gregory Gadson, a decorated commander wounded in battle, stands as example of resilience
When the roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad on May 7, 2007, upending his 7½-ton-humvee and throwing him through the air and to the ground, U.S. Army Col. Gregory Gadson landed hard on his back. His body wouldn’t move and his mind raced, flashing through grief’s phases.