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

PROFESSOR WIGHT NAMED “ENGINEER OF THE YEAR”

(Mark Collier photo) A mechanical engineer educated at MIT and the University of Florida, Gregory Wight, P.E., has been named Vermont’s 2016 Engineer of the Year. The current Charles A. Dana Professor... Read More

PEACE AND WAR CENTER TURNS ONE

Norwich University established the Peace and War Center in June 2015 with Professor Travis Morris as its inaugural director. In its first 12 months of operation, the center produced a podcast series on... Read More

FORUMS BRING GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFULS TO CAMPUS

Candidate Sue Minter (Mark Collier photo) This past spring, in anticipation of Vermont’s upcoming gubernatorial election, Norwich University held a series of town-hall-style open forums featuring four... Read More

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR VISITS CAMPUS

Fulbright Scholar David Last (Mark Collier photo) This past semester, Norwich University welcomed David Last, PhD, a Canadian Fulbright serving as the Visiting Research Chair in the Peace and War Center.... Read More

CLEAN WATER, THE TOPIC OF TODD LECTURE

Todd Lecturer Robert Gusentine (Mark Collier photo) Norwich University continued its spring Todd Lecture Series this past February with “Water: Understanding the 21st Century Challenge,” a presentation... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SUMMER 2016

Since time immemorial, music has been an integral part of human civilization. Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music directly affected ethos, or one’s ethical character. Specifically, Plato,... Read More

Newest Acquisition to Medal of Honor Gallery

(Sullivan Museum; Mark Collier photo.) The Norwich University Medal of Honor Gallery has a new look. This past spring, the in-house portraits of Norwich alumni who received the nation’s highest military... Read More

NU NAMES 2016–17 REGIMENTAL COMMANDER

Erin Gats ’17 (Photo by Mark Collier) Former Cadet First Sergeant Erin Gats ’17 of Livermore, Maine, has been selected as the regimental commander for academic year 2016–17. A communications major... Read More

CADET RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS LEADERSHIP AWARD

Rebecca Sweem ’16 (Mark Collier photo) Cadet Major Rebecca Sweem ’16 was recognized by the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) with a 2016 Leadership Award. At... Read More