SPINNING THE RECORD – SPRING 2018

Jacque Day in front of Kreitzberg Library. One Norwich. Eddie Habeck ’99 makes this his punctuating statement in his column on page 39, and there is great wisdom to it. As Norwich University approaches... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – WINTER 2018

Jacque Day in front of Kreitzberg Library. Have you ever lassoed a lizard? Used infrared to see the painting beneath the painting? Studied the personalities of fish? If that sounds cool, it’s because... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – FALL 2017

What is legacy? Jacque Day in front of Kreitzberg Library. In thinking about the upcoming Year of Legacy, we put that question to ourselves. After all, “legacy” is a broad term. But when we looked... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SUMMER 2017

“Focus, Sully, focus!” This past spring at Norwich, retired U.S. Jacque Day in front of Kreitzberg Library. Army General Gordon R. Sullivan ’59 led a discussion of his book, Hope is Not a... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SPRING 2017

“What little success I have had in life I owe to my college training.” –General Grenville Mellon Dodge, NU Class of 1851 Many alumni have told me that Norwich gave them the foundation for a successful... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – WINTER 2017

When you think of the leader who has had the most influence on you as a person, who comes to mind? An international luminary whose reputation is worldwide? Or someone whom perhaps no one but you knows... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – FALL 2016

Nineteenth-century abolitionist, author, and social activist Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896) said, “Women are the real architects of society”—quite a statement coming from someone who lived in... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SUMMER 2016

Background: Kreitzberg Library. Nearly three years ago, as we were putting together the “NU in Flight” issue of the Record, I had the pleasure of speaking with Rudolph Treml ’62 (formerly Rudolph... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SPRING 2016

If I had to describe Carol Todd in a single word, it would be “gracious.” In everything she did, in everything she said, and especially in how she dressed, Carol exuded grace, charm, and impeccable... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – WINTER 2016

When I was six, my father started the first-ever girls’ softball league in my hometown. When I was seven—after small-town politics prevented the girls from using the boys’ Little League diamond—he... Read More