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IL veterans programs continue, despite budget strains

By Stephen Nye October 14, 2015

Several institutions are working in Champaign-Urbana to help returning soldiers; one of the largest is the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, which directly employs about 1,350 individuals in...

Veterans talk at the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. 

‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

By Samantha Jones Toal September 23, 2015

Veteran and student Garrett Anderson is excited for veterans on campus to have a “one-stop shop” to to find resources, guidance, counseling and more on campus. The Center for Wounded Veterans in...

University to celebrate veterans all month long

By Declan Harty November 11, 2013

When the United States celebrated its first Veterans Day in 1938, the University had already established a deep tie to military service after having 189 students and alumni die during World War I. Now...

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