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Wheel Pad is an ecofriendly 200 square foot accessible bedroom and bathroom attachable to an existing home. It provides a respectful and supportive space for people with mobility issues, making it easy for friends or family to provide support while figuring out long term solutions. Wheel Pad was designed by Joseph Cincotta, Principal Architect of […]

We are pleased to announce the continuation of several SVPAA Chase Scholarship Initiative programs, along with the implementation of a new program, The Apprentice Program. These programs are intended to support the efforts of our tenure-track faculty to advance their research and scholarly work. Grant programs for International Travel, Visiting Scholars and New Faculty Startup […]

(text is from VPR web story, linked to their story) Is there a gender bias when it comes to sentencing women convicted of murder as opposed to men? Norwich University professor Elizabeth Gurian studies this issue and recently got a grant from the American Association of University Women Fellowship for her work. Professor Gurian spoke […]

Summer Short-Term Research Publication Grantee at Norwich University Receives Prestigious AAUW Award Awarded from one of the world’s oldest fellowship programs for women   WASHINGTON — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a 2016–17 AAUW American Fellowship to Elizabeth A. Gurian, Ph.D. She is an assistant professor in criminal justice at Norwich University. […]

Our 2016 Brown Bag Discussion Series began on June 7th and so far we have heard from undergraduates pursuing independent research in the fields of mechanical engineering, exercise physiology, mathematics, biochemistry, psychology, and criminal justice. Here are the highlights from the opening days of the series: Celeste Robert kicked off our discussion series by presenting […]

Mathematicians and Scientists tackle biological questions, History and Geology majors get their hands dirty examining hidden mysteries, and a Social Scientist looks at media misperceptions of Amish communities Maciel Porto (Biology) is examining the hormone leptin, which controls appetite and energy expenditure within neuronal cells in the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus, a control center for neurohormone […]

This week’s Brown Bag discussion featured the work of Summer Research Fellows Jessica Hurlbert (Exercise Physiology), Jeffrey Morgan (Physics), Anali Luviano (Physics), and Keith Stipe (Architecture). Jessica Hurlbert’s research project, developed with Dr. Elizabeth Wuorinen, tests the hypothesis that there is a greater energy expenditure during two-legged cycling in comparison to single-legged cycling during both […]

The Landscape’s Voice, Alex Menard, NU’17 Architecture (mentored by Tolya Stonorov) “My past two weeks have seen both the bustling heart of Zurich and the serene landscape of the Swiss Alps. During this time, I have been investigating particular physical and theoretical relationships between site and landscape for a few notable works, in particular, the […]

Our Brown Bag Discussions this week featured fellows in the Humanities and STEM fields, as well as Geology Professor David Westerman. Jesse Abruzzi (History) kicked off Tuesday’s discussion by talking about the work he conducted in historical archives in London and Stratford-upon-Avon. The primary sources he found for his project “The Intolerables: The Survival and […]

Dr. W. Travis Morris, Assistant professor of Justice Studies and newly appointed director of Norwich’s Peace and War Center, has returned from a 10-day trip to Dakar, Senegal, Africa. While there, he participated in a CIEE International Faculty Development Seminar: “Islam, Politics and Culture in Senegal and West Africa.” The seminar provided opportunities to understand […]

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