Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo speaks Nov. 19, 2020, during a virtual town hall address. He expressed gratitude to Norwich’s community for helping the Fall 2020 semester go smoothly amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

President Mark C. Anarumo hails university community’s effort to help fall semester succeed

As the calendar heads toward Thanksgiving, and Norwich University’s students head home to celebrate the holiday, President Mark C. Anarumo expressed gratitude to the community for helping the semester run smoothly.

Blair Lavoie ’84 will join the Technology and Facilities committees on Norwich University’s Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo).

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University Board of Trustees elected Blair Lavoie ’84 to a five-year term as a new trustee.

A Sodexo worker dressed in a white tunic. black face mask and red baseball cap  serves dinner in the Wise Campus Center dining hall in September. Sodexo, Norwich University’s dining partner, is working with several local agencies to supply free Thanksgiving meals to Washington County residents this year. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Deadline arrives for Washington County residents to request meals for pickup or drop-off

The 48th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner is adapting for the coronavirus pandemic. And Washington County residents can take advantage.

Capt. James Olsen, left, takes the oath to transfer from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force on Sept. 10, 2020, on the steps of Jackman Hall. Norwich University President and retired U.S. Air Force Col. Mark C. Anarumo, right, administered the oath. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Oath marks officer’s transfer from Air Force to newest U.S. armed forces branch

Space, the next frontier. The new U.S. Space Force, an outgrowth of the U.S. Air Force signed into being last December by President Donald Trump, stands poised to protect the nation from threats by missile, satellite and emerging technologies.

Norwich University nursing students, dressed in maroon scrubs, get instruction during an outdoor class on campus in September 2020. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Traditional holiday dinner also highlights menu of campus activity

This story was updated Nov. 16, 2020

With a virtual open house and a series of informational webinars, Norwich University’s Admissions Office will spend the weekend and a good chunk of the coming week informing prospective students on studies and campus life.

Members of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets stand at attention during the Veterans Day observance on the Upper Parade Ground on Nov. 10, 2020. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Guest speakers tell cadets that armed forces personnel stand as bulwark against adversaries

With the boom of cannons, the crackle of rifles and the orderly marching of a flag-toting Corps of Cadets, Norwich University honored U.S. armed forces veterans on Veterans Day this past week. Two special-guest Norwich graduates with distinguished service records reflected on what it means to serve.

Lauren Graham, a senior environmental science major, speaks on a video heralding this year’s Students to Scholars Symposium at Norwich University. (Screenshot from video by Ronny DiMasi.)

Students to Scholars Symposium will let students pitch topics for possible research

The cinematic Forrest Gump famously compared life to a box of chocolates — delivering unguessable and, he hoped, pleasurable surprises. Think of Friday’s Students to Scholars Symposium as an intellectual Whitman Sampler, full of tasty ideas to enrich your mind without waist-widening calories.

NEST, an outdoor classroom/playhouse as part of playground renovations at Montpelier’s Union Elementary School earned a design excellence Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects, New England chapter for Norwich University’s Design+Build Collaborative. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art launched a competition for high school students to design an outdoor classroom with thousands of scholarship dollars as prizes.

Norwich University men’s lacrosse players line up on the sideline during a 2017 game against Emmanuel College at Sabine Field. The men’s lacrosse team was the top fundraiser during the 2020 Maroon and Gold Challenge, which supports the university’s athletic teams. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Donor counts exceeded goals for the third consecutive year and money raised set a record in the five-day Maroon and Gold Challenge, a fundraiser for Norwich University athletics.

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