Diverse Military
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As part of their annual awards, the Colleges of Distinction recognized the University of Providence (UP) alongside other schools for their commitment to military student support. Colleges of Distinction was established in 2000, with the goal of helping students find the school that best fits their needs. The Military Support Colleges of Distinction of 2020-2021 […]

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New research focuses on how racial bias in healthcare effects the experiences of Black veterans receiving mental healthcare. The study, “Veterans’ Perceptions of Racial Bias in VA Mental Healthcare and Their Impacts on Patient Engagement and Patient-Provider Communication,” analyzed the factors that affected veterans of colors’ access to mental healthcare. According to the research, racial […]

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To assist veterans with turning their military training and skills into civilian credentials to meet job requirements, Lone Star College (LSC), Utility Workers Union of America, Indiana Wesleyan University and the Kansas Board of Regents were announced as pilot sites for the Military Credentialing Advancement Initiative (MCAI). Of the 200,000 veterans that enter the civilian workforce […]

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by Sara Weissman

Students learning via television and radio programs in Kenya. Civic engagement education in Egyptian schools. Leadership skills for bridging the digital divide in Latin America. The potential for artificial intelligence in classrooms. All of this and more came up at the concluding event of “Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined,” a three-part virtual conference series hosted by […]

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Operation Recognition Awards High School Diplomas to Veterans

by Ellis Giacomelli

CANTON — High school graduates across the country typically complete coursework and receive a diploma around age 18, but those who left high school in the mid-20th century to serve as members of the U.S. Armed Forces have a different story. While the Selective Service and Training Act took effect in October 1940, and thousands […]

Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]