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    Winter Clearance Sale!

    The Winter Clearance Sale continues!  Come grab your Norwich merchandise at a reduced price.

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    The Uniform Shop has joined the Alumni Office, School of Graduate Studies, and the Athletics Department to offer you the items you can't get anywhere else, while your purchase goes to support Norwich University activities.  Happy Shopping!

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    April 2008 Vol. 5 · Issue 11
    Hello, welcome to the Norwich Enews, your direct link to campus and the entire Norwich Family!  Delivered to your inbox monthly, each issue provides a sampling of news, information and features now available to you on our new Online Community. We hope you will use this exciting new tool to connect with the University, classmates, friends, and other Norwich Parents and Families.
     
    In the news Masthead
     
    Pumping water at a Bangladesh well. Photo by Seth H. Frisbie Norwich chemist works to prevent arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh
    More than 150,000 people living in the developing nation of Bangladesh are expected to die from skin, bladder, liver, and lung cancers because of exposure to naturally occurring arsenic. Now, a testing method developed by Seth H. Frisbie, faculty member in Norwich University's chemistry department, is offering hope for hundreds of thousands of people by making it easier to identify safer sources of groundwater in the southwest Asian country of 137 million. Continued at www.norwich.edu...

    Norwich Alum Matt Smith Receives the Bronze StarAlumnus awarded Bronze Star for Iraq Service
    By Bill Dwyer Reprinted with permission from Wednesday Journal, Oak Park, IL

    When Joe Smith saw his son, U.S. Army Captain Matt Smith off to war in October, 2006, he gave him three pieces of advice-do your duty, protect your men, and don't worry about being a hero. Smith did his duty well, preparing and deploying to Iraq on just 45 days notice, and he got all 97 of his men back home alive and well. But he failed on admonition number three, earning the Bronze Star, awarded for "heroic or meritorious service." "He listened to two of the things I told him," said his father. Continued...

    Wireless work in Kreitzberg Library. File photo.Digital education for the millennial generation
    A laptop for every freshman, a wireless campus, class discussions online and distance learning-this is the face of high-tech campuses. How does Norwich University measure up? Continued at www.norwich.edu...

    Undergraduate cyber sleuths take on DoD challenge
    Norwich students have come out at the top of the pack in computer-forensic competitions sponsored by agencies such as the Cyber Crimes Office of the U.S. Department of Defense.  Continued at www.norwich.edu...

    Norwich Sports News

    Team co-captain Sophie Leclerc moves the puck against Castleton. Photo by Jay Ericson.Norwich women's ice hockey team had a stand-out first year in NCAA
    Describing the Norwich women's hockey program's first year of varsity competition as "successful" would be an understatement. With a team roster dominated by student-athletes from New England, including 10 from Vermont, the Cadets exceeded expectations for their first year in the NCAA Division III Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Continued at www.norwich.edu...
    No miracle: Norwich shut out by #1 St. Norbert's of Wisc! onsin
    Despite outshooting the Golden Knights 26-19, the Cadets men's ice hockey team still needed a miracle to oust eventual champs St. Norbert's in their NCAA Div III frozen four title bid. The semi-final matchup, which took place in the Herbert Brooks Olympic Arena, site of the 1980 "Miracle On Ice," in Lake Placid, N.Y., ended 3-0 in the Wisconsinites favor. St. Norbert's defeated Plattsburgh State 2-0 in Sunday's final. Continued at NorwichAthletics.com...

    NU Women's Rugby Featured in National Magazine
    The women's rugby team has received national press in the March edition of Rugby Magazine, the most widely distributed publication of its kind i! n North America. Two articles on the team are featured within the magazine and Norwich is mentioned on the front cover alongside Army and Navy as a school with "Military Might." Continued at NorwichAthletics.com...

    Last call for 2008 Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations
    The Athletics Department is requesting Hall of Fame nominations for 2008. Please send names and supporting information to Tony Mariano, Director of Athletics, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vt. 05663, or email tmariano@norwich.edu. Preference given to Class years ending in 3 and 8.  Deadline for nominations is April 15.  To view the criteria, process for selection and printable nomination form, click here.
     

    Of Special Interest

    April 10 Career Fair: Last chance to register!
    The Career Development Center (CDC) will be sponsoring an "All Majors" Career Fair on Thursday, April 10 on the Norwich campus from 1-4 pm. Please help a Norwich student by representing your employer at the career fair. Bringing information, opportunities and networking to a college student is one of the greatest gifts you can offer!

    It is not too late to register! If you and/or your employer are interested in hiring intelligent, well-trained, motivated Norwich students, please contact the CDC at (802) 485-2125 or email careers@norwich.edu or visit the Career Center on the Online Community for all the fair details.

    Last call for Special Alumni Awards nominations!
    Nominate a deserving alumnus or alumna for one of the special recognition awards given out each year at Homecoming. Preference will be given to class years ending in 3 and 8. For an Alumni Association Award Nomination Form, including criteria and list of past recipients, contact the Alumni Office at (802) 485-2100, or alumni@norwich.edu. For a downloadable (pdf) form click here.

    Nominations are due April 30!

    Seven benefits to a Charitable Gift Annuity
    Although there are many benefits to establishing a Charitable Gift Annuity in any economic environment, now is one of the best times to make a gift to Norwich using a Charitable Gift Annuity. [more]
     


    Featured Events
     
    Pegasus Players - Celebrating 80 Years
    4/4/2008 to 4/5/2008
    NU Club of Brevard County, FL Golf Outing and Dinner
    4/12/2008 9:30 AM
    Drill Team Reunion
    4/18/2008 to 4/20/2008
    5th Annual Brendan T. MacDonald '06 Memorial Alumni Lacrosse Game
    4/27/2008 1:00 PM

    Last Call for Drill Team Alumni Reunion!

    This is your last opportunity to join us for a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of NU Drill Team alumni APRIL 18 - 20, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. We are pulling out all the stops to put together a fabulous weekend of activities, fun and Norwich camaraderie.

    For more information, and to register for this exciting weekend, visit www.alumni.norwich.edu/drillteamreunionreg. Calls are welcome by event coordinator Rob Colatarci '95 at 908.507.8122

    NU Golf 
    Attention Norwich golfers!  The summer season is upon us!  Register today for a great round of golf with other NU alumni and friends!  Find the latest on all NU Golf at www.alumni.norwich.edu/golf

  • NU Club of Brevard County Golf Outing  - Saturday, April 12, 2008
  • NU Club of New York City Levy Golf Tournament  - Tuesday, May 27, 2008
  • NU/NSB Golf Tournament - Monday, July 14, 2008
  • Allen Doyle Norwich Hockey Golf Classic - Monday, July 21, 2008
  • NU Club of Boston Annual Golf Tournament  - Monday, August 4, 2008
  • NU Club of the North Shore Abare/Frangos Golf Tournament - Monday, August 11, 2008
  • Joe Sabol Memorial Golf Tournament  - Friday, September 19, 2008

  • Monthly gatherings
    NU Club of Central Florida - (first Wednesday of every month)
    NU Club of Ft. Bragg, NC - (fourth Thursday of every month)
    NU Club of Hanscom AFB - (last Friday of every month)
    NU Club of Leavenworth, KS - (first Thursday of every month)
    NU Club of Tampa, FL - (first Thursday of every month)
    NU Club of Washington, DC - (first Wednesday of every month)


    Click here to see the full Events Calendar.




    The University has received word of the deaths of the following individuals.  Complete obituaries can be found by clicking on their name.  For more information, or to notify the University of a recent passing, please contact pgilbert@norwich.edu.

    In Memoriam
    Class of 1937 - Henry J. Murch, 93, Gulfport, MS, 1/310/2008
    Class of 1937 - Montpelier Seminary - Quayle Cornell, 90, of Randolph, VT, 2/27/2008
    Class of 1943 - Charles Willis Prouty, 86, of Longmeadow, MA, 7/26/2007
    Class of ! 1950 - Stephen Paul Dunn, 82, of New Britain, CT, 2/25/2008
    Class of 1953 - Willard H. Lundgren, 78, of Sparta, NJ, 9/10/2007
    Class of 1955 - Raymond G. Gemme, 74, of Millbury, MA, 2/21/2008
    Class of 1983 - A. William Ford, 47, of East Providence, RI, 12/22/2007
    Class of 1987- Thomas L. Wolfe, 43, of Leominster, MA, 11/2/2007

    Faculty & Staff
    Dr. Robert Detwyler, retired Biology Professor, of Leesburg, FL, 2/29/2008
    Richard Mason Mc! Neer, 85, retired Chemistry Professor, of Montpelier, VT, 3/2/2008

    Obituaries
    The Norwich University Cemetery
    The Ernest Harmon Memorial Wall

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