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,... Read More

TUITION INITIATIVES

Norwich University has joined Private College 529 Plan, a consortium of 284 colleges that guarantees a locked-in tuition rate for prospective students. The plan enables families to prepay tuition at the... Read More

Greek Revival on The Hill

Brandishing foam spears and cardboard shields, approximately 100 Norwich students organized into two phalanxes staged a Hoplite battle on the UP this past fall. Participants included students enrolled... Read More

PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED FOR TALENT, PASSION

In her acceptance remarks, Norwich Architecture Professor Tolya Stonorov emphasized the value of student participation in professionally led projects. Photo by Mark Collier. In October, Norwich architecture... Read More

NU Newsmakers

Meghan Duell ’17 was featured on August 1 in the Daily News of Warsaw, Wyoming, and Orleans counties, N.Y., for receiving the prestigious General Carl A. Spaatz Award, the Civil Air Patrol’s highest... Read More

AN EVER-EMERGING LEADER

This past April, retired Army Four-Star General Gordon R. Sullivan ’59, longtime chairman of the Board of Trustees, handed the baton to Alan DeForest ’75. (See page 28 for a Q & A with the new... Read More

On The International Stage

NEW AVP OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION Thy Yang. Photo by Mark Collier. In August, Norwich University hired a new assistant vice president for international education, Thy Yang, to continue Norwich’s efforts... Read More

Travis Morris: Still Waters Run Deep

Travis Morris has ambitious plans for 2017, including mentoring a cross-disciplinary team of students competing in the P2P Challenge, an international contest in which teams propose social-media strategies for countering violent extremism in ways that are credible to their peers. He lives in Northfield with his wife, Carrie, and three children: Eden, Adara, and Judah. Photo by Mark Collier.

William “Travis” Morris is an intent listener. And when he does speak, his words are meaningful and radiant of a discreet force. To know the criminal justice professor is to witness a deep, glassine... Read More

DINING SERVICES WINS GOLD BARN AWARD

Sodexo/Norwich Dining Services recently received a Gold Barn Award from the Vermont Fresh Network, a coalition of chefs, farmers, food artisans, and diners dedicated to bringing fresh, flavorful, high-quality... Read More

OCTOBER, CYBER-SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

This past October, Norwich launched a university-wide slate of educational programming in observance of National Cyber-Security Awareness Month. To kick things off, President Richard W. Schneider signed... Read More