Archives for October 2013

President’s Corner: Solar Decathlon team exemplifies best of NU

After several years of planning and hard work, Norwich’s Delta T-90 team participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition in Irvine, Calif. Our students did a wonderful job representing Norwich University. In addition to placing 12th overall, the Delta T-90 team placed first in the affordability category, and was given a special award in honor of Byron Stafford, longtime operations manager for the international competition, who died in May 2013. [Read more…]

That’s what she said…

Somewhere along Interstate 285, in Jonesboro, Ga., Norwich left its mark. [Read more…]

Numerology: A theory exposes unseen and internal characters

The study of numerology, which is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “the branch of knowledge that deals with the occult significance of numbers,” can be a tool used for gaining a deeper understanding of your innate personality. [Read more…]

Corps enforces new remedial PT program

Cadets perform a mock NUCC PT test during the neew remedial program.

Cadets perform a mock NUCC PT test during the neew remedial program.

As of this year, the Norwich University Corps of Cadets has introduced a new remedial physical training (PT) program in order to enforce the fitness standards of cadets, remediate failures for the Norwich physical fitness test and to uphold the new dismissal policy. [Read more…]

Norwich enforces new door-locking policy for all students

Cadet Gabriella Katz locks her door following new policy instituted at Norwich this year.

Cadet Gabriella Katz locks her door following new policy instituted at Norwich this year.

Starting this fall, Norwich University has implemented a new residential student policy requiring all students to lock their doors when their dorm room is unoccupied or when its occupants are asleep. [Read more…]

University undertakes effort to ease congestion in commuter parking lots

In an effort to ease a persistent shortage of parking for commuter students, Norwich University has increased commuter parking with the addition of a new parking lot north of Plumley Armory. [Read more…]

Chinese scholar David Hinton intrigues with his translations

 

Chinese translator David Hinton reads to students from one his books of Chinese poetry..

Chinese translator David Hinton reads to students from one his books of Chinese poetry..

On Oct. 2nd, the Norwich University College of Liberal Arts kicked off the 2013 Writer Series with guest speaker and acclaimed Chinese translator, David Hinton.  [Read more…]

Echo Taps policy changed for both lifestyles

For three decades Norwich University has honored students of both lifestyles who have passed away with the military ceremony Echo Taps. As of this year there will be a Civilian Remembrance Ceremony (CRC) in order to “serve the same purpose,” according to the Assistant Dean of Students, Ryan Johnson. [Read more…]

Civilian students told they must stay in campus housing for first 3 years

Thomas Carson_Civi Dorm 1 (Color)All underclassmen civilian students must live on the Norwich campus for three years, unless eligible for a waiver, said the vice president for Enrollment and Student Affairs. [Read more…]

NU creates a new virtual history course

Thomas Carson_NUVH 2 (Color)

Freshmen this fall will complete a self-directed online course, which will cover Norwich’s nearly two centuries of history. It’s the first part of Norwich’s Leadership Development Experience (LDE) , a program that will be phased in for this fall’s freshman class, according to Dr. Frank Vanecek, the vice president of enrollment management and student affairs. [Read more…]