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‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

Veterans talk at the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. 
September 22, 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 ranked No. 37 for ‘Best for Vets’ school

Veteran students study in the Veteran Student Lounge in the basement of Illini Union on Monday. Study groups allow student veterans to be with “like-minded people.”
December 9, 2014

The Military Times ranked the University as a top-tier school in the annual list of “Best for Vets” colleges. The University was ranked No. 37 among the top 100 four-year institutions. The publication...

University to celebrate veterans all month long

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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