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.


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.”


In Conversation with Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster

April 18, 2016

A conversation with Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster, Director, U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center & Deputy Commanding General, Futures, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command comprises the fourth podcast in the “America’s Tomorrow,” leadership series. LTG McMaster is the very epitome of a leader. He is a highly acclaimed tactical and strategic Army officer, scholar, historian, and communicator. In his Peace and War Center interview he describes the skills that will be necessary for military leadership in the future, when battles will be fought against enemies that want to wantonly destroy with acts of barbarity and terrorism and how to combat these enemies without sinking to their level is part of the future of the U.S. Army, a future that General McMaster is charged with defining in his present position. He points to the high level of cross-cultural skills that will be required, and especially, empathy for others. Listen to the Peace and War Center’s interview with General McMaster.