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.

Dr. Angela Duckworth’s 2013 TED Talk has been viewed more than 22 million times. (Screenshot from

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.

Members of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets wade through the Dog River. The university’s Academic Resilience Collaborative will discuss the tug-of-war between environmental and economic interests in a virtual discussion Tuesday. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

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.

Practices for winter, spring athletics start Monday; winter teams’ game schedules announced


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