Idaho Statesman: As universities educate, employ veterans, faculties’ studies benefit the U.S. military
Idaho Statesman: As universities educate, employ veterans, faculties’ studies benefit the U.S. military

December 16, 2017

Like many universities across the country, Boise State has a proud tradition of honoring our student veterans, not only by recognizing Veterans Day but by making our campuses welcoming places for veterans to learn. This is vital, as more than 1,200 U.S. veterans currently are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees at BSU. In Idaho and across the nation, the number of students using GI benefits is expected to grow.

But even as we focus on the success of our veterans, it’s important not to lose sight of the fact that university faculty in Idaho also play a pivotal role in military and defense research. Their research helps ensure the safety of roughly 1.4 million active-duty military personnel stationed across the globe, Mark Rudin of the Idaho Statesman writes.

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