WNUB 88.3 Norwich Odyssey

May 4, 2017

Join Jacque Day on the air at WNUB 88.3 during finals week for a special episode of Norwich Odyssey featuring English instructor, Glennie Sewell. He discusses his work as a paranormal investigator and what it means to be “sensitive” to the spirit world.
 
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9
1 p.m. Wednesday, May 10
8 p.m. Thursday, May 11

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Brig Gen Peter J. Lambert, USAF, ’88 is the Director, Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA

April 18, 2017

Brig Gen Lambert advises Zachary Gibson, CSIA Major, Class of 2018, that learning leadership is the bread and butter at Norwich, but the camaraderie and friendships you will develop are the highlight of being a student here. “I’ve run into my fellow students and Norwich graduates everywhere throughout my career.” Lambert fondly remembers Norwich’s highly rated Russian language program that set a high bar for leadership during the Cold War.

 

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019

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Mr. David Merker ’81 is Director of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Patrick Air Force Base, FL and a member of the Senior Executive Service.

April 18, 2017

Mr. David Merker ’81 is Director of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Patrick Air Force Base, FL and a member of the Senior Executive Service.

Recently, Mr. Merker visited Norwich University and reflects to Shane Haughey, a political science major, Class of 2018, that Norwich is an invaluable leadership laboratory. It’s citizen-soldier concept taught him the value of being superbly educated and being part of something bigger than oneself.

Sound recording engineer and editor: Mickey Walbridge, Computer Science Major, Class of 2017.

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RDML Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN ‘85, Commander Naval Information Force Reserve, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces

April 18, 2017

RDML Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN ‘85, Commander Naval Information Force Reserve, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces
 
RDML MacDonnell tells Liam Wilber, Criminal Justice Major, Class of 2017, that it is easy to lead highly motivated people, but the challenge is always to bring people at all levels to feel and act as leaders.  “I always try to engage them at their level, and focus on what they bring to the team, which is where the Norwich experience was invaluable for my career.”
 
Sound engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019
 

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BG Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, ‘86, Director of Army Safety and Commanding General U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center

April 11, 2017

BG Farnsworth tells Shane Haughey, Political Science Major, Class for 2018, that Army values and Norwich values are completely aligned. That sets everybody on the course to, and is a great breeding ground for, military leadership. “I wasn’t an exceptional student,” BG Farnsworth shares with Haughey, “so I had to work harder and make tough choices about how may activities I could manage at Norwich. But that taught me to persevere, and hone my tenacity and my drive to get to my objectives in the face of adversity.”

 

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019

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Lt Gen Michael Dubie, USAF (Ret.), M’99, President, Revision Military Technologies, Former Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command (NORAD)

April 11, 2017

Lt Gen Dubie speaks with Duncan Miller, Political Science & Spanish Major, Class of 2017, about leadership, based on his 30+ years of service in the United States Air Force. “Norwich graduates today cannot even imagine where their careers will take them and the kind of people they will command,” he tells Millar. “Leadership is an analog sport; by that I mean it is a one-on-one with people…especially in today’s social media world, that is important to keep in mind,” says Lt Gen Dubie.

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019.

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Norwich Odyssey - Students to Scholars Symposium

December 5, 2016

What would a criminal justice system look like on Mars? Is there a way to create an architectural design that can resist geologic hazards? What stories can tattoos tell us? If you find such questions compelling, listen to the newest podcast of WNUB’s “Norwich Odyssey”, which brings you a symposium preview.

You’ll hear from Norwich director of Undergraduate Research, Professor Amy Woodbury Tease, and Security and Information Assurance major Alexis Julian, who discusses her role as a symposium ambassador. The Students to Scholars episode of “Norwich Odyssey” is hosted by Jacque Day.

 

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Norwich Odyssey - Interview with environmental writer Jonathan Mingle

October 24, 2016

Norwich Odyssey, a 30-minute program featuring Jacque Day who interviews with environmental author Jonathan Mingle about his latest book, Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World, a nonfiction narrative about black carbon pollution, its health and climate impacts around the world, and solutions for cleaning it up.

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Norwich University 2016 Convocation Ceremony

September 6, 2016

Norwich University’s new assistant vice president for international education, Thy Yang, gave the keynote address during convocation ceremonies on August 30. Addressing students and faculty, Yang said her aim is “to have at least one, if not ten conversations with you about why you should have an international experience.” She also challenged Norwich students, particularly the Class of 2020, to meet as many people as possible. “The more different from you they are, the better.” Listen to the podcast produced by WNUB Norwich Radio.

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In Conversation with Nancy Lindborg, President of USIP

July 1, 2016

The Norwich University Peace and WarCenter continues its "America's Tomorrow" podcast series on leadership. Peace and War Center Applied Research Fellow Prof. Sarwar Kashmeri interviews Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace. 

Norwich University hosted Ms. Lindborg, renownedhumanitarian and peacebuilder, on June 23, 2016. Ms. Lindborg presented a Todd Lecture Series talk on“Building Peace in a Fragile World.”

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