Norwich presents 'A Conversation with Guy Raz,' a virtual residency keynote and Todd Lecture presentation June 23

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Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies presents “A Conversation with Guy Raz,” as the 2021 Residency Conference keynote and Todd Lecture Series speaker from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wed, Jun 23.

This virtual lecture is free and open to all who register.

Guy Raz is an acclaimed radio and podcast personality described by The New York Times as “one of the most popular podcasters in history.” His show, How I Built This, features in-depth interviews with the world’s greatest innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built.

He is the author of “How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs,” offering insights and inspiration from the world’s top entrepreneurs on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture. 

This event is the keynote presentation for this year’s annual residency conference of 362 students representing 13 online graduate programs and six bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies is hosting its annual Residency Conference virtually. Norwich’s CGCS students will convene virtually from across the country and around the globe under this year’s theme, “Norwich Together, Norwich Forever.” The graduate students will participate in capstone and culminating academic work and conferences and, at the end of the week, will earn their master’s degree at the virtual Commencement ceremony. Additionally, 209 online bachelor’s degree students are expected to receive their degree in 2021.

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Norwich University’s Todd Lecture Series is named in honor of retired U.S. Army Major General Russell Todd and his late wife, Carol, in gratitude for their dedicated service to the university. General Todd, a 1950 graduate of the university, also serves as president emeritus. With this series, Norwich brings national thought leaders from business, politics, the arts, science, the military and other fields and endeavors to its Northfield campus.

For more information, please visit the Todd Lecture Series website ( or call (802) 485-2633.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) builds upon the institution’s 200-year academic heritage with innovative online programs. CGCS offers master’s degrees in a variety of areas; bachelor’s degree completion programs; graduate certificates; and continuing education opportunities. The programs are recognized throughout the industry for their rigor, small class size, high student satisfaction and retention. 

Editor’s note: Arrangements for the appearance of Guy Raz were made through Greater Talent Network, LLC, New York, New York.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 7:00pm