Captain Alden Partridge and the Origins of ROTC: A Reappraisal

By Gary T. Lord, Dana Professor of History Engraving by H. W. Smith after a paintingby John Vanderlyn, 1818. The centennial anniversary of the creation of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)... Read More

Setting the Record Straight: Corrections from Winter 2015 Issue

Corrections from the Winter 2016 Issue The correct contact email for the Maroon Gold Athletic Association is (page 17). In “Changing Gears” (page 24), the team-origin year for Norwich... Read More

Book Report ✯ SPRING 2016

2016 COLBY AWARD WINNER Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition BY NISID HAJARI The winner of the 2016 Colby Award explores the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan, diving... Read More

ROLL OF HONOR – Spring 2016

The president and first lady of Norwich greet members of the Norwich community at an inaugural reception in 1992. (NU Archives.)

Carol Todd in 1983, when she founded the Norwich University Center for Volunteer Administration. (NU Archives.) In Memoriam Carol Todd: Servant to the World May 24, 1928 – December 16, 2015 Caroline... Read More

Partridge Society – Spring 2016

The mission of the Partridge Society is to encourage alumni, parents, and friends of Norwich University to help the University achieve its financial goals and to formally recognize those who do so. The... Read More

Bicentennial Updates – Spring 2016

For 100 years, the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) has been educating and training cadets for leadership positions in the United States military. In honor of this milestone—and in recognition... Read More

Looking Back ✯ SPRING 2016

(Photo by Homer Smith, courtesy of NU Archives.)

NU versus Castleton, 1986 Wally Baines started the Norwich men’s lacrosse program in 1968, was inducted into the NU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1987, retired in 1988, and died in 2012. (Photo by Homer... Read More

Norwich Made Me …

Norwich Made Me…excited about teaching. (Photo by Mark Collier.) “With a commitment to free inquiry, critical thinking, and the application of scholarship, Norwich strives to educate the entire person.... Read More

Club & Chapter News – Spring 2016

Living our Values: Service Before Self Fall is historically the “season of service” for NU Clubs around the country, and this year was no exception. We are proud to include a sampling of photos and... Read More

Class Notes – Spring 2016

CLASSES OF 1950, 1965, 1967 ✯ From left: Wolfgang Bauer ’67, “Jake” O’Connor ’50, David Lacilla ’65, and “Whitey” Anderson ’65. 1963 Fred Pacione writes, “The Class held its 28th... Read More