Military and Veteran Student Services News

Military and Veteran Student Services News

  University of Iowa student, Tiffany Baker-Strothkamp, has been awarded a $10,000 Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship. Tiffany is a second year student in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling through the College of Education. Her research interest is...
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” was signed into law on August 17, 2017, and brings significant changes to Veterans’ education benefits over the next few years. Most enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Service Members,...
Army veteran and chemistry faculty member Scott Daly started group sessions to aid learning, establish camaraderie When Scott Daly entered college after serving in the military, he wanted to take an introductory chemistry class. His academic advisor tried to dissuade him.
Michael Simon, a UI student and Navy veteran, has invented a device that can cut through timber obstructing the flow of rivers. Michael Simon, 43, is a University of Iowa undergraduate and Navy veteran. He spent five years serving his country aboard the submarine USS Jimmy Carter. However, his...
Michael Simon will focus on bringing his river-cleaning invention to market after he graduates in May Michael Simon was standing on the bank of the Iowa River during a geology class when he had an idea.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that a vaccine that effectively reduces the incidence of a parasitic disease in dogs might also help thousands of Iraq war veterans infected with the same disease.
Luther Smith, a decorated World War II veteran, was one of the first African American students to receive an engineering degree from the University of Iowa Luther Smith’s contributions and achievements over his 89 years were many. As one of the pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen, he was a decorated...
The University of Iowa Veterans Association and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Veteran Organization are participating in their annual ruck march from Iowa City to Lincoln, Nebraska. The University of Iowa and University of Nebraska-Lincoln may be sports rivals, but they put that aside...
A 347-mile ruck march from the University of Iowa to the University of Nebraska to raise awareness for veteran suicide is rolling once again tonight.
Members of the University of Iowa Veterans Association and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Veteran Organization teamed up Wednesday to raise awareness for US Military Veteran Suicide. For the third year in a row, the students have coordinated a ruck march for the annual Heroes Game on...

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