From the Hill to the White House

Monday, March 26, 2018

Norwich Alumni Shaping the Nation’s Future: By Jane Dunbar | Photos by Jordan Silverman.   Pictured (l-r): Erik Doucette ’92, Chris Costa ’84, Trevor Hough ’95. IT WAS AN EARLY MORNING in December 2016, and retired Army Colonel Christopher P. Costa ’84 stood in the... 

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Architecture Beyond Walls

Monday, March 26, 2018

One-on-One with Joe Fisher ’10 & M’11, By Carla Beecher. “Our goal is to fundamentally change the practice of architecture.” – Joe Fisher, Founder of Studio 355 Architecture A Disruptive Business Model Joe Fisher “It’s a new way of doing business,” says Joe Fisher... 

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Shifting the Present

Monday, March 26, 2018

Snapshots of Three Exceptional Students: By Audrey Seaman ’13. Norwich students are taught and coached to think about their futures—what their careers will entail and how they can achieve their goals. As students try to sort out their paths ahead, Norwich plays a subtle role in... 

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Thomas Lessard ’17, Chris Schwenck ’17, and Katie Allen ’17 stand in front of a former squatted house. “A squat in Berlin means typically that (mostly) students/artists moved illegally into abandoned, run-down houses and apartment buildings,” says Christian Dengler, CityLAB:Berlin director. Often adorned with the graffiti of the inhabitants, squats serve as a reminder of the city’s post-unification counterculture. (Courtesy of CityLAB:Berlin.)

CityLAB: Berlin – An International Campus of Norwich University

Monday, March 26, 2018

Norwich has partnerships with many international institutions. What sets CityLAB:Berlin apart is that it is a full-fledged satellite campus of Norwich University. IT HAS BEEN CALLED a micro-campus of Norwich University. And it’s in the heart of a city that, fewer than 30 years ago,... 

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From One Hill to Another

Monday, March 26, 2018

Experiential learning in our nation’s capital helps prepare the next generation of Norwich leaders. “There’s a situation developing in the East China Sea. Go!” With that, 15 Norwich University students scrambled to their seats in a simulated National Security Council (NSC)... 

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Four of a Kind: The DeSilvio Family Legacy

Monday, March 26, 2018

By Diana L. Weggler. Neither Nick nor Christine DeSilvio attended Norwich, but together they have created an astonishing Norwich legacy. This year, four of their five children are enrolled at Norwich. (The fifth one, a high school junior, is thinking about applying.) The DeSilvios... 

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News From the Hill: Schneider Named Vermont Citizen of the Year

Now, That’s Presidential! Pictured, the award presented to President Schneider, who was named the 2017 Vermont Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. On November 16, more than 200 friends, family, and members of the Vermont community gathered in South Burlington to celebrate Norwich... Read More


Loren Wehmeyer:
Helping Vermont Businesses Go Green

Norwich university’s unique niche that combines both military students and civilian students also puts the university at an advantage for some particularly impactful projects in the future. “Military bases are huge operations, and they are often located in cold climates,” says Loren Wehmeyer. “By understanding the environmental implications of designing bases and other types of […]


Sport Report:
Spring 2018

Pictured (l-r): Kyle Booth ’21, Ryan Booth ’18, Coach Booth, Joe Bertrand ’18, and Dan Bertrand ’20. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Double-Doubles: Brothers on and off the courts. For head basketball coach Paul Booth, this season is special. Not just because he marks a quarter century of coaching for Norwich with the most wins in Cadet men’s basketball history. And not even because the Cadets have flirted with their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) playoff […]


Ainsworth Gets a Facelift:
Cutting the Ribbon

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Norwich University celebrated the completed renovation of one of the oldest buildings on campus, Ainsworth Hall. The building was originally constructed in 1910 and designated the U.S. Weather Bureau, Northfield Station. At one point it also served as the university infirmary. Today, Ainsworth has been updated with new technology and […]


In Their Own Words:
Spring 2018

Here’s To Making It Count, By Heidi Passalacqua P’15. By any measure, Heidi Passalacqua is an honorary Norwich alumna. There may be no other person in the history of our family who bears the title of wife, widow twice over, daughter, and mother of Norwich graduates. Randall H. Miller ’93 & M’07 has said of […]

NU Connections

A New Neighbor ★ A Noble Purpose

Despite frigid temperatures, the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument dedication attracted a large crowd that included military servicemembers, the families of military personnel killed in action, and Vermont Governor Phil Scott (pictured) who said, “We can never repay you for what you’ve endured, but I hope this is one small thing we can offer to show that we don’t take your sacrifice for granted.”
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