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Photo: Norwich basketball player dribbles a ball
33 ideas big and small from Norwich students, faculty, staff, and alumni that are transforming campus and the world.
The Norwich Record

Spring 2016

Norwich athletes play to win. They also look pretty great in front of the camera. This fall, seasoned photojournalist and NU staff photographer Mark Collier captured a series of portraits of Cadets athletes. Far beyond your standard headshot or action photo, his images celebrate the grace and beauty of youth, the inner fire of fierce competitors, and other revealing moments before the camera.

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Photograph by Mark Collier, Norwich University Office of Communications

The 25 Best Norwich Sports Portraits of 2015

Norwich women's volleyball player (photo)
Norwich University Office of Communications

December 11, 2015

Norwich athletes play to win. They also look pretty great in front of the camera. This fall, seasoned photojournalist and NU staff photographer Mark Collier began a series of portrait sessions with Cadets athletes. The following collection features 25 of the best images. Frames that celebrate the grace and beauty of youth, the inner fire of fierce competitors, and other revealing moments before the camera.

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Photo Gallery: LEGO Robotic Teams Compete at Norwich

Norwich cadets judge a recent First LEGO League event at Norwich University
Norwich University Office of Communications

November 16, 2015

Sporting names like The Snazzy, Snazzy Goldfish and distinctive team t-shirts (not to mention foam cheese-heads, lab coats, and other goofy accoutrements) middle schoolers across Vermont gathered at Norwich University to compete in the first-ever Vermont First LEGO League State Championship. (See related story.)

Founded by Segway inventor Dean Kamen, First LEGO League uses robotics as a hook to teach students the values of independent investigation, problem solving, teamwork, and community service, all while having fun.

The event marked the first state-wide championship event for Vermont. David Feinauer PhD, of Norwich University’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, says First LEGO League events like the recent one at Norwich help fill a critical gap in STEM education opportunities for middle school students.

Photographs by Mark Collier, NU Office of Communications

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Photo Gallery: Norwich Football Game Showcases School Spirit

Black and white image of Norwich rooks mugging it up at a football game
Norwich University Office of Communications

October 21, 2015

The Norwich University football team hosted Maritime (N.Y.) on Saturday during Parent and Family Weekend, winning its third straight Eastern Collegiate Football Conference game with a 30-22 victory. NU civilian students and rooks took the opportunity to show their school spirit.

Photographs by Mark Collier, NU Office of Communications

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Photo Gallery: Fall Foliage Peaks on Norwich Campus

Photo of students and blazing maple tree by Kreitzberg Library

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Norwich University Office of Communications

October 16, 2015

Despite its late start, the fall foliage season is finishing strong here on the Vermont campus of Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college. With a brilliant stage set by Mother Nature, parents, family and friends from across the country are gathering on campus this weekend to visit their Norwich student during Parent and Family Weekend.

Photographs by Mark Collier, NU Office of Communications

Photo Gallery: Norwich University’s 2015 Homecoming Weekend

Norwich University Office of Communications

October 5, 2015

Thousands of Norwich University and Vermont College alumni gathered on campus over the weekend to see old friends and make a few new ones during Homecoming festivities. Highlights included social gatherings, the Alumni Parade and other time-honored traditions, tours of new campus facilities, special events, athletic contests and some perfect Vermont fall weather.

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Photo Gallery: Norwich Rooks Relax at Abare Family Farm Annual Picnic

Norwich University Office of Communications

September 25, 2015

For 30 years, the Abare family of Northfield, Vt., has hosted the incoming class of Norwich University Rooks for a weekend picnic at their bucolic family farm. The event offers first-year students in the Corps of Cadets a welcome chance to unwind, relax and recharge during their intense, months-long initiation and training. This year, the Sunday event featured perfect weather and many happy moments.

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Photo Gallery: Norwich Rooks Prepare for 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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Norwich University Office of Communications

September 10, 2015

Norwich University Rooks prepare the Upper Parade Ground on the Norwich University campus for 9/11 remembrance ceremonies.

In Focus: Prof. Gina Sherriff Visits Madrid for Study Abroad Conference

By David Westerman, PhD
Norwich University Office of Academic Research

July 7, 2015

Norwich University Assistant Professor of Spanish Gina Sherriff snapped this picture of Madrid’s Gran Via upscale shopping street during a trip to the Spanish capitol to participate in an international faculty development seminar. Hosted by the Council for International Educational Exchange, the seminar focused on the importance of study abroad in the development of cultural competence. Her travel was supported by the Norwich University International Center, a Bride Family Foundation Fellowship, and Chase International Travel Funds.

The seminar explored the effectiveness of study abroad programs on cultural awareness, as well as pedagogical best practices for faculty leading programs abroad. Prof. Sherriff learned ways to help students navigate intercultural communication, recognize their own stereotypes and expectations while abroad, and set realistic linguistic and cultural goals for the study abroad experience. She met with colleagues around the world to share ideas about promoting intercultural competence through travel and study. Finally, the seminar exposed Prof. Sherriff to the most recent advances in intercultural learning, including the use of the Intercultural Development Inventory as a tool for program assessment.

Prof. Sherriff plans to use the knowledge she acquired to develop and lead a program to Nicaragua through Norwich’s Maymester Global Classroom series to begin May 2016.

About the Author: David S. Westerman, PhD, is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Geology at Norwich University and the Associate Vice President for Research in the university’s Office of Academic Research.