CODEREVOLUTION

Thursday, January 26, 2017

A Silicon Valley Startup Aims High. Story and Photography by Sean Markey. Saul Costa ’14 and Lauren Wyatt ’14 believed their fledgling company, Codevolve, could transform online tech education. Some of Silicon Valley’s savviest investors bet the 24-year-olds could... 

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A MODEL CITIZEN: Shaili Patel ’16

Thursday, January 26, 2017

By Jacque E. Day. “Rough hands, covered in ridges and valleys with small mountains, show pride in making. They are the hands of makers.” – Shaili Patel ’16. When Shaili Patel ’16 completes a design project, she does a curious thing with her architectural models: stomps them... 

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PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP

Thursday, January 26, 2017

In the fall 2016 issue, we shared stories of leaders in the Norwich family who are working, each in his or her own way, to make the world a better place. In that spirit we are delighted to bring you this next installment of Profiles in Leadership: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Alan... 

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NEWS FROM THE HILL

News From the Hill – Winter 2017

Above: Evelyn Yasso at the Harmon Wall. Evelyn is the granddaughter of Alfred C. Nelson ’56, whose name was inscribed on the wall at Homecoming 2016. Photo by Mark Collier.

HOMECOMING ALBUM * HARMON WALL CEREMONY Evelyn Yasso at the Harmon Wall. Evelyn is the granddaughter of Alfred C. Nelson ’56, whose name was inscribed on the wall at Homecoming 2016. Photo by Mark Collier. IN RECENT YEARS, THE HARMON MEMORIAL WALL Ceremony has become a weekend... Read More

FACULTY/STAFF PROFILE

Travis Morris: Still Waters Run Deep

Travis Morris has ambitious plans for 2017, including mentoring a cross-disciplinary team of students competing in the P2P Challenge, an international contest in which teams propose social-media strategies for countering violent extremism in ways that are credible to their peers. He lives in Northfield with his wife, Carrie, and three children: Eden, Adara, and Judah. Photo by Mark Collier.

William “Travis” Morris is an intent listener. And when he does speak, his words are meaningful and radiant of a discreet force. To know the criminal justice professor is to witness a deep, glassine intensity that, much like the waters of a calm lake, conveys strength and buoys the efforts of others. Travis joined the […]

SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS

2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

Front row (l-r): Caitlin Bailey Hull ’08, Kayleigh Shappy ’09, Allison Flynn ’07, Jennifer Joseph ’09, Emily Bean Little ’09. Back row (l-r): Megan Edgerly ’09, Monica Selander Han ’09, Sarah Chap ’07, Danielle Renaud Larkin ’08, Marie Graham Abare ’09, Kristi Powlovich ’07, Katie Diego Whitney ’09, Sara Rosati ’09. Individual inductees, along with quotes from their acceptance speeches, are featured below.

The 2005–06 Norwich Women’s Basketball Team, coached by Steve Lanpher and Jennifer Eaddy, was inducted into the Norwich Athletics Hall of Fame during Homecoming Weekend ceremonies. “To know that my efforts … had a positive effect on my teammates, on my friends, on the football program, and the school, is just a wonderful feeling.” Kevin […]

FRONT PAGE

Wallaby Wannabe?

Vermont was the first stop on a three-week tour of the U.S. by the Australian Defence Force women’s rugby team. Comprising 24 Navy, Army, and Air Force officers in the Australian military, the squad participated in four days of joint practice sessions with the Cadets Women’s Rugby Team, culminating in an exhibition match attended by […]

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

In Their Own Words – Winter 2017

Ali Shahidy ’17 addressed women’s rights and human rights at the Year of Leadership Launch, Homecoming 2016. In 2012, a year before he came to Norwich, Ali was asked to give a seminar to raise awareness about violence against women in Afghanistan. He had prepared for 50, but 80 attended. Here, a mix of men and women hold signs pledging to end the violence. Photo by Mark Collier.

Stand for Humanity. Muhammad Ali Shahidy ’17. This past summer in Kabul, Afghanistan, Muhammad Ali Shahidy ’17 was nearby a peaceful demonstration when a twin ISIS attack turned it into a bloodbath. With the help of some friends in the U.S., he started an online fundraiser, and every day he visited the victims, “hearing their […]