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Nearly 200 Years—Learn More About Norwich

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH

  • Josh Sassi holding a lizard during his research

    Lizards And Malaria: Norwich Senior Recognized For Research

  • Photo: Portrait of Megan Doczi examining through a microscope

    NU Announces Vermont Genetics Network Research Grant Funding

  • Assistant Professor of History Mark Boonshoft receives 2018-19 Board of Fellows Faculty Development Prize

    Assistant Professor of History Mark Boonshoft receives 2018-19 Board of Fellows Faculty Development Prize

  • $132K NSF Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Laurie Grigg for research on impacts of past climate change to Vt. lakes

    $132K NSF Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Laurie Grigg for research on impacts of past climate change to Vt. lakes

  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Tara Kulkarni Wins Grant for CGRS Work

    Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Tara Kulkarni Wins Grant for CGRS Work

  • Photo: Portrait of Steven E. Sodergren

    Professor Wins Book Award

  • Photo: Portrait of Steven E. Sodergren

    NU Administrator Selected for National Leadership Development Program

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Mission

To encourage and support Norwich faculty and students in their efforts to carry out original research, scholarship and creative projects, and to promote the exchange of their results at all levels within academia so as to contribute to global knowledge and further enhance our academic reputation.

Vision

  • Support faculty and students in their pursuit of extramural (sponsored) grants, scholarships, and fellowships
  • Support undergraduate research and the Undergraduate Research Program
  • Support the Honors Program
  • Support the Academic Centers​

The OAR supports the Undergraduate Research Program, internal Faculty Development opportunities, the Honors Program, and extramural funding mechanisms.

The OAR is also the home base for student and faculty fellowships and scholarships including Rhodes Scholarships and Fulbright Fellowships.

Related News

  • Assistant Professor of History Mark Boonshoft receives 2018-19 Board of Fellows Faculty Development Prize

  • $132K NSF Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Laurie Grigg for research on impacts of past climate change to Vt. lakes

  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Tara Kulkarni Wins Grant for CGRS Work

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  • "Norwich faculty live by the model of experiential learning that our founder Alden Partridge made the cornerstone of the University. Their drive to seek answers to scholarly questions and to create impressive structures and works of art inform their daily interactions with students, providing a rich educational environment."
    Karen Hinkle Associate Provost for Research and Chief Research Officer
  • "No matter where they are working, our faculty serve as models of teacher-scholars striving to enrich their fields, the university, and their students’ intellectual lives."
    Lea Williams Faculty Development Coordinator
  • "When I talk with students who have conducted independent research at Norwich, they tell me that their experience was transformative. These students are ambitious, creative, and innovative and their energy is contagious. I guarantee that you will be as inspired by the work they have produced as I have been."
    Amy Woodbury Tease Undergraduate Research Program Director
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The Impact of Research

  • Allison Neal

    Allison Neal

    "I really enjoy taking students into the field and getting them working on original research projects in ecology. Research is a great way for them to start to understand science as a process, not just a list of facts to be memorized." Read More
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