SPIRITS AMONG US

In April 1978, flames began licking the rare books in the basement of Chaplin Library. A fire—the second on campus that year—was alight. As smoke rose through the joints of the 1907 structure, leaking... Read More

SANCTUARY

Built in 1941, White Hall, as it was then called, originally housed the mess hall, college store, and recreational room, before being converted into Norwich’s first chapel in 1955. It is named for Eugene... Read More

OUT OF THE ASHES

HOW AN IRISH EPISCOPAL PRIEST SAVED NORWICH UNIVERSITY The year 1866 was a pivotal one for Norwich. In March, a fire destroyed the school’s primary building—the Old South Barracks—and the University’s... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SPRING 2012

We are experiencing an unprecedented degree of pride and school spirit here at Norwich. While we have always been proud of our students, academic programs, athletic teams, and extracurricular groups, today,... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SPRING 2012

“Unseen hands guiding me though my storm and through my rain Healing hands holding me Through the darkness of my pain” One night in early January I ventured out into the cold on a singular... Read More

YOUR LETTERS – SPRING 2012

Exceptional Training The student service-learning project with the Vermont National Guard I read about in the winter 2011 Record sounds exceptional. With the type of war, or conflict if you like, that... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES – SPRING 2012

  125 YEARS AGO Organized baseball at Norwich can be traced at least as far back as the late 19th century. According to Ellis’ The History of Norwich University 1819–1911, on March 12, 1887, delegates... Read More

GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN

A VISIT TO THE WALL – On a bright autumn day in 2011, half a dozen Norwich students made their way across the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Their destination: the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.... Read More

NUVISIONS ABROAD IN THAILAND

Through an NUVISIONS abroad and Sweet Mango Tours partnership, eight Norwich students and two alumni traveled to Pa Chan, Thailand, for a most unusual and rewarding winter break. While there they constructed... Read More

CHRISTINE MCCANN

REFLECTING ON THE PAST – Step over the threshold into Christine McCann’s tidy office on the third floor of Ainsworth Hall and you feel as if you’ve walked into a three-dimensional history text—it... Read More