Preserving Veteran Stories for Future Generations
'Everyone writes books about the generals ... These are the people you don’t remember, and I think that is a failure in our history and the way we write it,' says Joshua Bidwell '20 (CLAS), whose interview of a veteran will be archived at the Library of Congress and the Dodd Research Center.
UConn’s Michael Zacchea: Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion
'When you’re experiencing an event, you don’t see all the things that are going on. Only later did we see the rise of ISIS, the fall of Fallujah.'
Physical Therapy Student Veteran Will Serve Veterans
Graduate student and former Marine Nate Hutt is conducting research to identify a new subtype of Parkinson’s disease in veterans exposed to Agent Orange.
Decorated Combat Veteran to Lead UConn’s Veterans Programs
Alyssa Kelleher '04 (CLAS), a UConn ROTC alum who saw active duty in Afghanistan, has been named the University's new director of Veterans Affairs & Military Programs.
UConn to Receive Purple Heart Medal of Decorated Alumnus
The presentation on behalf of the WWII and Korean War hero will occur on campus at the Ultimate Sacrifice Memorial.
UConn Extends In-State Tuition to All Qualified Veterans
Veterans who use service-related tuition benefits to attend UConn will no longer face a three-year deadline to enroll under the in-state rate.