Moving Veteran Students from the Margins to the Center

Moving Veteran Students from the Margins to the Center By: Marsha Guenzler-Stevens It began with a single student, a young man who enrolled at the University of Maryland (UMD) after deployment in Iraq and a long convalescence at Walter Reed Medical...

Diversity and Inclusion in the Military: Theoretical Perspectives

Diversity and Inclusion in the Military: Theoretical Perspectives By: Gary A. Packard Jr. For the first half of my adult life, I was immersed in the homogenous cultures of small-town America and Air Force flying squadrons. If asked about diversity, I...

Notre Dame establishes Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

Long recognized as a leader in training students preparing for military careers and as a partner to the United States military, the University of Notre Dame has strengthened its commitment to those who have served our country by establishing its...

America's Elite Colleges Need More Veterans

I remember exactly where I was when I learned I’d be able to join the Marine Corps. It was a little after 7 a.m. on a Saturday in the winter of 2007. I was 17 years old, picking cabbage at...

Former President George W. Bush helps dedicate O’Neill Hall

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush participated Friday night in the dedication of O’Neill Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The Bushes are longtime friends of Joseph I. O’Neill III, for whom the building is named,...

Warrior-Scholar Project pushes veterans to higher education

Lorenzo Perez served in the U.S. Marines for eight years as a rifleman. Now out of the service, he’s taking on another challenge as he makes the transition back to civilian life — pursuing a college degree. Helping veterans like...

Notre Dame Athletics Teams Up With Vet Tix Program

The University of Notre Dame athletics department has begun a partnership with the Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) that will provide complimentary tickets to Irish athletic events to former and active United States servicemen and women and their families. The...

Army Officer Earns Economics Ph.D. in Record Time

Two years and nine months. That’s how long it took Army Maj. Carl Wojtaszek to complete his Ph.D. in Notre Dame’s Department of Economics—a little more than half the typical time. An assistant professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West...