Feature Stories

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, …

Writing Coaches Awarded Scholarships at NEWCA Conference

By Spencer Duhamel ’18 During its inaugural year, the Norwich University Center for Writing sent four writing coaches—Spencer Duhamel ’18 (English), Dakota Bailey ’18 (Criminal Justice), Anissa Garnsey ’19 (Athletic Training), and Bailey Beltramo ’17 (Communications)—to the annual Northeast Writing Center Association (NEWCA) conference …

Norwich Students Conduct Field Study in Israel

By Elizabeth Gregory ’19 In May, 10 students from varying disciplines and ROTC branches traveled to Israel to study the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, thanks to a generous grant from the Olmsted Foundation. The Olmsted Foundation directly supports the immersion of future United States military leaders in the culture and people of other countries …

Student Gains Cultural Perspective

By Adam Schmitz ’19 In May, I traveled to Israel along with a 10-person team from the Peace and War Center to conduct a field study concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Although this study contained elements from the Israeli, Palestinian, and international perspectives, my duty on the team was to gain an understanding of the Israeli view. …

Spanish Professor Visits Cuba

By Judith Stallings-Ward, Associate Professor of Spanish Professor Judith Stallings-Ward traveled to Cuba with the Vermont Council for World Affairs between March 24 and April 3, 2017. Her trip was made possible by the generous support of a Bride Family Foundation Humanities Endowment for Faculty Development. The Vermont Council tour, which Professor …

Adventures in Baseball

By Rowly Brucken, Professor of History In late May, sponsored by Norwich University’s Faculty Development Program, Professor Rowly Brucken paid a second visit to the Archive and Collection at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. In response to student interest, Professor Brucken taught a course on baseball history in the spring of 2016. …

Apprentice Grant Aids Student Professional Development

By Tim Weinhold ’18 Over the course of the spring 2017 semester, I was fortunate to be a participant in a new grant opportunity sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and jointly run by the Faculty Development Program and the Undergraduate Research Program. Titled the Apprentice Grant, its goals are to support …

New Graduate Lands First Job

By Meghan Duell ’17 I always attended career fairs at Norwich to see where there were opportunities for me to start my career in law enforcement. Among the many agencies that I was most interested in were the state and federal levels of law enforcement. I would always talk to the recruiters to see what I could do to be a part of their agencies. …