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Topic: Veterans

Following student activism in the 1970s, the University severed ties with the Naval and Air Force ROTC programs. The programs’ reestablishment has been met with slow growth and transportation challenges, which the University hopes to address with increased resources and support.

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University ROTC cadets navigate reestablished program

November 13, 2019 0 comments

When he arrived on campus, Ben Chiacchia ’20 was the first midshipman in the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at Brown since 1971.

Student veterans discuss navigating campus

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Student veterans discuss navigating campus

November 11, 2019 0 comments

In July 2018, Katie Yetter ’22 was stationed in Japan, working as an aircraft mechanic for the United States Marine Corps. One month later, Yetter began her first semester at Brown.

U. increases support, resources for student veterans

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U. increases support, resources for student veterans

November 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Every time Tristan Hood ’18 or Joel Fudge ’21 go out to eat, they make sure to find seats facing the door.

Anonymous financial aid gift expands RUE program

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Anonymous financial aid gift expands RUE program

April 3, 2017 Comments are Disabled

An anonymous donor’s 2015 gift of $15 million for the Resumed Undergraduate Education program should allow the program to grow in coming years.

U. makes efforts to expand veteran admissions

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U. makes efforts to expand veteran admissions

February 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The University has implemented a number of measures to increase veteran admittance as current student veterans continue to build a community on campus.

University researchers focus on needs of veteran amputees

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University researchers focus on needs of veteran amputees

February 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled

University researchers are collaborating on a three-year study focused on the needs of veterans who have suffered severe upper-limb amputations.

Maurice Decaul GS teaches playwriting to veterans every Wednesday.

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Decaul GS brings veterans into theater

December 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

They are learning the intricacies of playwriting through the Theatre Communications Group’s new Veterans and Theatre Institute Program.

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Rippee ’16.5: For veterans, this election offers no easy answer

November 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

In this year’s presidential election, the choice between two deeply flawed candidates has every voter compromising to some degree.

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‘The Warfighters’ exposes civilians to reality of battlefield experience

October 26, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs hosted an advanced screening of “The Warfighters,” a docuseries by executive producer Peter Berg.

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Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17: Properly celebrating our veterans

November 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Each one of us owes something to those who fight for us, but this can be more than just some words printed on our calendars and a “Happy Veterans Day.”