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    • A Sample of Best Practices to Support Veterans in Attending and Completing Engineering Degree Programs 

      Kasarda, Mary; McCrery, Ennis McNeer; DePauw, Karen P.; Byrd, Carson; Mikel-Stites, Max; Ray, Victor; Pierson, Mark; Brown, Eugene F.; Hall, Simin; Soldan, David L.; Gruenbacher, Don; Schulz, Noel; Vogt, Blythe; Hageman, William B.; Natarajan, Rekha; Olson, Rick; Kramer, Kathleen; Lord, Susan (Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse; Virginia Tech, 2013-04-15)
      This paper describes some sample best practices identified by three institutions, Virginia Tech, Kansas State University, and the University of San Diego to support the recruitment, transition, and retention of veterans ...
    • Stolen Valor: Supporting and Defending Another's Right to Lie 

      Slater-Chandler, Neysa M. (Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
      The United States Supreme Court's recent decision (plurality) in U.S. v. Alvarez (567 U.S. __, 132 S.Ct. 2537) has met with derision in some circles and support in others. The Court stated, "content-based restrictions on ...
    • Veterans and Broadband Access in Virginia: Implications for Healthcare Planning and Policy 

      Dunkenberger, Mary Beth; Lo, Suzanne; White, Nancy (Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
      The paper summarizes results and ongoing research into the implication of broadband access and utilization as a means to improve veterans' health care services and coordination. The study examines (a) broadband access, ...
    • Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse - Conference Overview 

      Pencek, Bruce (Virginia Tech, 2013)
      The attached document describes the activities, presentations, and speeches that took place during the "Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse" conference, which was held from April 14-15, 2013 at the Inn at Virginia ...
    • Writing War: Veterans in the College Writing Classroom 

      Hart, D. Alexis; Thompson, Roger (Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
      As writing classrooms may be the primary locations where students' military experiences are shared, writing instructors bear special ethical responsibility when teaching veterans. A discussion of research conducted with ...