(Photo by Mark Collier.)

Choose Happiness: Marilyn Tam on Life and Work

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Fall 2016 Todd Lecturer. This past September, Norwich University welcomed author and entrepreneur Marilyn Tam to the Hill as part of the Todd Lecture Series. Roughly 750 turned out to Plumley Armory for her presentation, “The Happiness Choice: 5 Decisions That Take You from Where... 

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General Harmon inspecting the 13th Constabulary Squadron in Bamberg, Germany. Photo courtesy of William “Tony” Sussmann ’66, whose father is pictured at left, above.

Major General Ernest N. Harmon: The “Cross” Disciplinarian

Sunday, April 16, 2017

General Harmon inspecting the 13th Constabulary Squadron in Bamberg, Germany. Photo of William “Tony” Sussmann ’66, whose father is pictured at left, above. “Many of his fine qualities may be seen by reverting to the years he spent at Norwich as Commandant of Cadets. At the... 

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MORE HARMON STORIES

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Have a story about General Harmon that you’d like to share? Email record@norwich.edu. It has been said that there are as many stories about General Ernest N. Harmon as there are stars in the sky. Norwich University certainly has amassed an impressive collection of tales out of... 

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In November 2014, Kevin Hancock ’01 appeared on the Operation Build segment, “I’m Coming Home,” which tells the story of Afghanistan vet and double-amputee Brandon. Hancock joined the show’s host, Alexi Panos, to help create a customized surprise Man Cave with technology, nostalgia, and Brandon’s favorite dream celebrity of all time. It aired on the History Channel and History Channel 2 and can be viewed at framemytv.com/c127/Frame-My-TV-News.

Crossing Disciplines: Winding Paths to Success

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The ability to cross disciplines has long been a sign of intelligence and creativity. Captain Alden Partridge, Norwich University’s original cross-disciplinarian, saw the value in the intersection of disciplines in cultivating more thoughtful citizens—so much so that that he... 

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Inventing the Wheel

Sunday, April 16, 2017

With assistance from Norwich students and faculty, Wheel Pad promises to revolutionize the way wounded service-members come home. By Jane Dunbar, Photos by Carolyn Bates. Professor Edwin “Ed” Schmeckpeper regarded the hulk of sheet metal thoughtfully. The material had arrived... 

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Glenney’s original symbol now complies with International Organization of Standardization ISO requirements and is available for legal use around the world. Among others, the states of Connecticut, New York, and Washington have officially adopted its use—as have the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cigna Health Care, and the country of Malta. It also resides in the Museum of Modern Art’s Permanent Collection. (Photo by David Denison.)

Reinventing the Wheel

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Norwich Philosophy Professor Reimagines Accessibility. What does it mean to be disabled in the public space? This is the question Norwich philosophy professor Brian Glenney, in collaboration with Boston-based colleague Sara Hendren, sought to answer in 2011. And amid the intersections... 

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NEWS FROM THE HILL

News From the Hill – Spring 2017

Andrew Supplee ’18, an environmental science major from Orefield, Pa., plays the trombone in President Trump’s inauguration parade. (Photo by Rebecca Friend.)

ALL THAT JAZZ * NU Band, Drill Team perform in our nation’s capital. The Norwich University Regimental Band and Drill Team performed in the 58th Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Andrew Supplee ’18, an environmental science major from Orefield,... Read More

FACULTY/STAFF PROFILE

David Feinauer: Interconnectivity

David Feinauer’s office contains a peculiar-looking gadget. Colorful, with intricately wound copper wires, the device immediately drew the eye of Norwich University photographer Mark Collier, who began snapping pictures of it. Feinauer reached for the object—it calls forth mental images of a UFO, but turned out to be a hydroelectric generator—and said, “This is the […]

SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS

Learning to Lead: Ashley Carvalho ’18

Participating in athletics has long been a cornerstone of the Norwich University leadership experience. In keeping with that tradition, Junior Ashley Carvalho ’18 of the Cadets Women’s Soccer Team recently had the opportunity to attend the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Baltimore, Md., November 10–13, 2016. The Pinellas Park, Fla., native […]

FRONT PAGE

Seeking Common Ground

SEEKING COMMON GROUND Shortly after retiring from a 28-year career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colonel Michael Teague ’85 accepted the appointment of Oklahoma’s first-ever secretary of energy and environment. He attributes his success as a leader to his ability to bring diverse groups of people together to solve problems. It’s hard work to reach common ground, and that hard work is an important part of how he serves. His story (p. 42) and others in this issue speak to the role Norwich plays in training leaders to be empathetic, think critically, and problem-solve across all disciplines. Christian Clark / Moving Pictures Division

Shortly after retiring from a 28-year career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colonel Michael Teague ’85 accepted the appointment of Oklahoma’s first-ever secretary of energy and environment. He attributes his success as a leader to his ability to bring diverse groups of people together to solve problems. It’s hard work to reach common […]

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

In Their Own Words – Spring 2017

A colorful Kaylee Krizan ’18 at the 2015 NU Inter-Cultural Student Organization Holi Festival, an Indian festivity during which participants throw brightly colored powder. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

“Why I Chose Norwich as a Civilian,” by Kaylee Krizan ’18. IN MY FRESHMAN YEAR, I got asked a lot why I chose to attend Norwich as a civilian. Why not go to a “normal” college? Explaining it to someone who doesn’t really know me is difficult. But first of all, the way I found […]

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