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Military Veterans Face Challenge of Going from Combat to Campus

by Clarence V. Reynolds | March 20, 2013
The new GI Bill benefits will allow many veterans to enroll in college, but making the transiti [...] Read more

Some Universities Filling Void Created by Military Tuition Assistance Cuts

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 19, 2013
Webster University is one of at least a handful of universities that have stepped up to offer e [...] Read more
Michigan Lawmaker Proposes In-State Tuition for Veterans

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes In-State Tuition for Veterans

by Associated Press | March 3, 2013
Active duty military personnel and veterans would pay in-state tuition in Michigan under measur [...] Read more

New Grants Available to Assist Veterans With Debt Overload

by Diverse Staff | November 12, 2012
The Veterans Student Loan Relief Fund has issued the first round of grants to assist military v [...] Read more

Veterans Group Sues UNC Board of Directors

by Aleena Gardezi | November 11, 2012
What began as a dispute over residency status in regard to in-state tuition at a North Carolina [...] Read more

Veteran Out-of-State Tuition Row Intensifies

by Aleena Gardezi | October 29, 2012
Military veterans are having to pay more out of pocket for tuition costs as a result of changes [...] Read more

House Passes Bill to Help Veterans with College Options

by Charles Dervarics | September 14, 2012
The House of Representatives this week approved a bill that would increase consumer protections [...] Read more

Civil Rights Veterans Teach the Movement

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 22, 2012
Robert Moses and Charles Cobb are among the 1960s civil rights activists who have made the tran [...] Read more

Hampton University’s Proton Therapy Institute Uses Cutting-edge Cancer Therapy

by Reginald Stuart | December 7, 2011
The two-story, 98,000-square-foot facility is filled with state-of-the-art equipment and a prof [...] Read more
Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets

Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets

by HealthAffairs.org | April 18, 2011
Despite reduced gaps in care provided to black and white US Veterans, major disparities persist [...] Read more

Black History Special: Students Mentored By Civil Rights Veterans Changed American History

by Robert Anthony Watts | February 11, 2010
In 1960, students attending colleges and universities in Greensboro, N.C., Nashville, and locat [...] Read more

As Veterans Try To Use Benefit, New G.I. Bill Draws Criticism

by Charles Dervarics | October 12, 2009
Delays in claims processing and inadequate benefits are among the challenges military veterans [...] Read more
Veterans Concerned Colleges Not Granting Credit for Military Experience and Education

Veterans Concerned Colleges Not Granting Credit for Military Experience and Education

by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press Writer | August 25, 2009
Twelve years of military service left Donald Spradling highly trained in satellite imagery, nuc [...] Read more
Obama Celebrates Enactment of Post-9/11 GI Bill

Obama Celebrates Enactment of Post-9/11 GI Bill

by JULIE PACE and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press Writers | August 4, 2009
President Barack Obama said Monday a new GI Bill for those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan i [...] Read more
New GI Bill tops Obama’s agenda

New GI Bill tops Obama’s agenda

by Diverse Staff | August 3, 2009
The first new GI Bill since the 9/11terror attacks tops President Barack Obama’s agenda. [...] Read more