In Their Shoes

Monday, October 3, 2016

“No leader is perfect, and don’t try to be.” – Sarah Patchem Cipov ’98. “Risk is necessary for growth …” – Hillary P. Britch-Hedberg ’07. “It can be lonely at the top, but the friends that stick by you while you’re regimental commander are your true friends... 

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LEADERSHIP PROFILES: Stories from Our Own Ranks

Monday, October 3, 2016

The fall 2016 issue of the Record introduces the Year of Leadership, the third theme in our five-year commemoration of our bicentennial in 2019. In that spirit, we are delighted to share these stories of leaders in the Norwich family who are working, each in his or her own way, to... 

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2015 – 2016 Annual Report

Monday, October 3, 2016

The 2015 – 2016 Annual Report has been published as part of the fall 2016 Norwich Record. Now, it reaches thousands more alumni, family and friends of Norwich University. The fall issue has been mailed and will deliver to your doorstep shortly. You can find the Annual Report... 

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News From the Hill – May 2016


ROTC COMMISSIONING May 2016. TERRI ATWATER ’16 (above and lower right), A BIOLOGY MAJOR, varsity swimmer, and pre-med student from Colorado Springs, Colo., received her commission into the Army Medical Corps on Sunday, May 15, 2016, alongside 84 fellow Army ROTC cadets. Also commissioned... Read More


Mary Hoppe: Just Being Me

A fond moment with former student Shawn Healy ’88 (right) and his son, John Healy ’14. Mary Hoppe was the first woman in the history of Norwich to be tenured in the sciences and mathematics, and was also the first to chair the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. (Photo courtesy of Teresa Healy)

“If the number of women’s restrooms is any indication, we are making great strides in the sciences at Norwich.” – Mary Hoppe, Professor of Chemistry. When Mary Hoppe arrived on the Hill 35 years ago as NU’s first woman tenure-track science professor, the math, science, and engineering complex had two bathroom stalls for women. “One […]


Spotlight on Sports

On their final day in Russia, the Norwich wrestling contingent toured Moscow City. (Photo courtesy of Alex Whitney)

Iron Will: Cadets Wrestle in Russia. During the cusp of May and June, seven Norwich wrestlers traveled to Moscow with Head Coach Alex Whitney ’08 and Assistant Coach Connor Keating ’09 to experience Russian culture and practice with members of the Russian national team. The Cadets and 16 other college-level wrestlers from across the nation […]


From the NU Archives

From the NU Archives

Fun Fact: From the NU Archives In 1979, the highest-ranking woman to date in the Corps of Cadets was Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Christine Conway ’80. (Photo: Homer E. Smith) Correction: The printed fall Record identifies Conway as Mary, and while Mary is her first name, her classmates know her by her middle name, Christine. The […]



After her 1963 graduation, Georgia Dahlberg worked as a junior engineer in California before deploying with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Verdun, France, to head up Post Engineer Engineering Control Point 883. A structural engineer and master model railroader, Georgia is commander of the Greater Cincinnati All Women American Legion Post 644, one of only a dozen all-women posts in the U.S. The above photo was taken during the first all-women veterans Honor Flight, September 22, 2015. (American Legion photo)

WALKING IN DIGNITY: Georgia W. Dahlberg ’63. We were a rowdy bunch—known as the “Mad Dog Cadets,” attributed with many dastardly deeds, none true. The infamous panty raid at VC was our handiwork, yet one could hardly call it malicious, as it spawned dates and subsequent marriages. Ours was the biggest 50th class reunion ever, […]