Feature Stories

Imaging the Global Migration Crisis Today

Image Source: Adrian Paci, Centro di Permanenza Temporanea (Temporary Detention Center) (2007). By Judith Stallings-Ward, Associate Professor of Spanish A new interdisciplinary course will be offered this spring, ID 299/IS 350 Imaging Global Migration Today. The course aims to examine the many conflicting and politically charged portrayals of the migrant …

Cultural Experiences and Field Study in Macedonia

By Dryden Phelps ’19 This past summer, the Norwich University Peace and War Center selected Cadet Hannah Malone ’19 and me to travel to the Republic of Macedonia for summer training and to conduct a battlefield study. We prepared for going to Macedonia by educating ourselves on the culture of the Balkans and the conflicts fueled by individual national …

Former Al Qaeda Prisoner Speaks at Norwich

Photo caption: L-R: Student Adam Schmitz ’19 standing with guest speaker Theo Padnos By Adam Schmitz ’19 No one can imagine the life that Theo Padnos has lived, and for most, they don’t want to. During his 20 months of captivity under Al Qaeda, Padnos has seen, endured, and experienced things that the average person cannot even fathom. From …

Students Attend World Leadership Forum on China and the US

Photo caption: Collin Walsh ’18, Bojana Filipovska ’19, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Adam Youtsey ’18, and Matthew Wicks ’18 By Matthew Wicks ’18 The 17th annual World Leadership Forum held on September 28, 2017, was an enlightening event; topics ranged from U.S and China’s relations to the economic outlook on Wall Street. Matthew Wicks ’18, …

Welcome to Our New Dean and Faculty

By Isabel Weinger Nielsen, editor The College of Liberal Arts is pleased to announce the appointments of our new dean and four new assistant professors: Dean Edward “Ted” Kohn is happy to be at Norwich and is looking forward to becoming part of a new community. Before coming to Norwich, he lived and worked in Ankara, Turkey, for 14 years. He received …

Dr. Travis Morris Wins Dodge Award for Outstanding Teaching

By Isabel Weinger Nielsen, editor William “Travis” Morris, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Norwich University Peace and War Center, was named the winner of the 2017 Homer L. Dodge Award for Teaching Excellence. The biennial award is given to a member of the teaching faculty for “noteworthy evidence of distinguished …

My Visit to the Pritzker Military Museum and Library

Photo caption: Alumni and students from left to right: Keith Gelinas ’84, Peter Kase ’18, Nicole Wenthe ’18, Prof. Travis Morris, and Dom Ruggerio ’61 By Nicole Wenthe ’18 Colby Executive Director Prof. Travis Morris, Peter Kase ’18, and I flew to Chicago as delegates of the William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium …

CoLA is on the Move!

By Isabel Weinger Nielsen, editor The Norwich campus is quite a different place from what you may have seen just a few months ago. Though the trees and flowers are in full bloom, construction trucks occupy the north end of campus, busily digging up the areas to the front and back of Webb Hall. All this is in preparation for the renovation of Webb, Dewey, …

Psychology Program in Chengdu, China is in Full Gear

By: John G. Dulmage ’12, Adjunct Faculty member, CoLA and CGCS Dr. Kevin Fleming, Ph.D., Chair of the Psychology and Education Department has a vision for applied psychology in a global cultural context. Beginning in the fall of 2016, Norwich University, in cooperation with g-Meo, a global education collaborative and one of its consortium partners, …