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Education Department Calls for Better College Access for Incarcerated Individuals, Protections...

This week, the U.S. Department of Education proposed several regulations that, if passed, would improve educational access for incarcerated individuals and bolster protections for...

University Research Centers Lead Groundbreaking Efforts to Improve Military Service-Related Mental...

The mental health crisis among current and former members of the armed forces continues to be a pressing concern nationwide, with much research showing...

Federal VITAL Program Delivers Extensive Campus Support to Student Veterans

Many higher education institutions offer support to active military and veteran students through designated offices and personnel, but these individuals may still need to...

FAU Matches Veteran Students with Shelter Dogs to Support Mental Health

A new program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is being praised for supporting veteran students, advancing mental health research, and providing rescue animals with...

University of San Diego Eliminates Tuition Costs for Active Military and...

In June, the University of San Diego (USD) announced that it is expanding its Yellow Ribbon Program to provide more financial support to military-affiliated...

Virginia Tech Partners with Boeing to Create Workforce Development Center for...

On Monday, Virginia Tech and Boeing announced they are partnering to create a workforce development center that will help military veterans transition into civilian...

University of Central Florida Honors Student Veterans

As part of its Veterans Month celebration, on November 9, 2021, the University of Central Florida (UCF) hosted a 30-minute salute to recognize its...

Inclusive Design Can Change the Face of Campus Architecture

In 2016, architect James Sink and his colleagues at HMC Architects hosted what they expected to be a typical stakeholder meeting in the early stages...

Afghan American Students, Student Veterans Cope with the Crisis in Afghanistan

When the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan’s government on August 15, Afghan American college students had to watch the chaotic takeover unfold from afar. Afghan...

Evolution of Assistive Technology Presents A World of Possibilities for People...

In October 2007, Mark Daniel, an 18-year-old ironworker, was driving home after several consecutive 80-hour work weeks. Exhausted, he fell asleep at the wheel,...

Cybersecurity Programs Offer Veterans a Natural Transition to Civilian Workforce

Recent high-profile cybersecurity attacks have drawn widespread attention to the nation’s vulnerability when it comes to protecting crucial online systems and sensitive data. Safeguarding...

Saint Leo University Launches Country’s First Veteran Studies Degree

This fall will mark the launch of the country’s first bachelor’s degree in veteran studies at Saint Leo University (Saint Leo), a Catholic liberal...

Building Success

Schools design inclusive spaces where students can find support, fellowship Too often, campus spaces are designed without specific groups or identities in mind. Yet considering...