Bestselling author Dr. Angela Duckworth to discuss grit for Norwich University audience
New Yorker magazine journalist Malcolm Gladwell famously estimated it takes 10,000 hours to master a skill. Psychologist, researcher and author Angela Duckworth might tell you to log those hours, someone needs grit.
Duckworth, author of the New York Times bestseller “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” and the Rosa Lee and Egbert Chang Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will lead a virtual talk at 7 p.m. Monday as part of Norwich University’s Todd Lecture Series.
Virtual Academic Research Collaborative Hackathon session will weigh environmental, economic interests
Although Angela Duckworth’s Todd Lecture Series talk on grit is the week ahead’s marquee event, the schedule remains full and vibrant, led by an Academic Resilience Collaborative discussion on environmental law.
University of Vermont Assistant Research Professor Christine Vatovec has designed a survey and research study to better understand how people are responding to the state’s COVID-19 guidelines.
Blog series will include perspectives from Norwich University community, outside experts
Voices on Peace and War, a blog produced by Norwich University’s John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center, presents opinions and arguments from faculty, student and alumni and beyond-the-university subject matter experts on a variety of domestic and global issues broadly tied to peace and war.
University officials discuss rooks, food and more in Feb. 5 town hall
Fast-evolving pandemic protocols have raised a plethora of student questions. Last week, university officials worked to answer them.
Commandant, regimental commander update first-year members of Corps of Cadets in video
In a normal year, rooks, recruits in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets who met training objectives would have had two recognition ceremonies between Thanksgiving and the winter semester break — the years-old traditional late-night private session and the daytime public session, inaugurated in 2019.
On WCAX-TV’s ‘You Can Quote Me,’ President Mark C. Anarumo discusses campus protocols, perspectives on progress
As the coronavirus case count shifts and Norwich University adapts, President Mark C. Anarumo had used every internal channel available to speak to the community — social media, video, internal news articles. On Sunday, he went on Vermont television to broaden the reach.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University officials announced that World War II historian and bestselling author Alex Kershaw, H’19, will become chair of the selection committee for the annual William E. Colby Award, a three-year appointment.