Norwich University students participate in a cybersecurity simulation in 2014. Norwich will lead U.S. Senior Military Colleges an effort to develop an integrated academic infrastructure and feed a talent-hungry Defense Department cyberworkforce. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich and Senior Military Colleges will create a program to feed a talent-hungry Defense Department cyberworkforce

Norwich University recently landed a two-year, $19.5 million grant to create a Defense Department Cyber Institute program. This is big news.

In “Rainbow Six Siege,” a first-person shooter game, esports teams use collective strategy and teamwork to rescue hostages, defuse bombs and secure locations. Norwich’s “Rainbow Six Siege” team topped Brown University in a match Feb. 12. (Screenshot from video/Ubisoft.)

‘Rainbow Six Siege’ esports team opens season with win over Brown University

With eyes on screens, hands on keyboards and minds tactically melded, one of Norwich University’s esports teams shot, blasted and stormed its way to a season-opening “Rainbow Six Siege” victory over Brown University on Feb. 12.

Audience members watch the International Women’s Day performance in March 2018. This year’s version of the spoken-word festival, describing women’s triumphs and challenges, will run virtually on Friday night. Students, faculty and staff will participate. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich Voices for International Women’s Day, Lunch and Learn session on ‘Pandemia’s Black Feather’ lead events

A virtual Lunch and Learn discussion on Norwich University Uniform Store seamstress and adjunct art instructor Samantha R. Talbot-Kelly’s “Pandemia’s Black Feather” art installation, the annual spoken-word International Women’s Day performance and a virtual job fair for School of Architecture+Art students highlight the week ahead.

Amelia “Millie” Heidenreich, general manager of food contractor Sodexo at Norwich University, hands a student a breakfast sandwich outside of South Hall. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Dining provider visits campus residential halls to deliver drinks, snacks

Here’s new arithmetic from campus this week (bear with us, math professors): purring truck engine + waft of cooked food + invitation to partake = delighted students.

Out of an abundance of caution for Norwich University student-athletes, coaches and staff, athletic contests, including hockey games at Kreitzberg Arena, were canceled through Tuesday, Feb. 23. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — The Norwich University Athletic Department on Thursday announced the cancellation of all scheduled intercollegiate competition through Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The coronavirus pandemic shaped Samantha R. Talbot-Kelly’s mask-centered installation “Pandemia’s Black Feather” at the Sullivan Museum and History Center. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Pandemic shaped perspectives for Samantha R. Talbot-Kelly’s Sullivan Museum installation

The Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde suggested masks set people free — “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person,” he wrote. “Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Wilde meant masks for concealing, but Samantha R. Talbot-Kelly found truth in masks for healing — the coronavirus pandemic sort.

Charles Hooper, who served 41 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a lieutenant general, will deliver the second Peace and War Summit’s keynote address on March 3. (Photo courtesy John and May Frances Patton Peace and War Center.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s John and Mary Frances Patton Peace & War Center will host the second Peace and War Summit, which will address the escalating U.S.-China rivalry in 11 virtual sessions held over seven weeks from March 3 to April 21.

In his Feb. 10 Update from the Hill, Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo praised students for their adherence to COVID-19 protocols and their devotion to preserving campus health. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

Changes include restart of Corps of Cadets, ROTC training, residence hall visits by food trucks

Norwich University’s community might have breathed a small sigh of relief as the workweek started Monday, the modified in-room quarantine gave way to the campus quarantine and athletics practice resumed for winter and spring teams.

Dr. Min Li, an associate professor in Norwich University’s School of Justice Studies and Sociology, is one of more than 800 U.S. citizens who will conduct research and/or teach abroad for the 2020-21 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University is pleased to announce that Dr. Min Li, an associate professor in the School of Justice Studies and Sociology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in social sciences for the 2020-21 academic year.

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