Topic: Military

New Honeycomb-Inspired Design Delivers Impact Protection

June 15, 2015
UT Austin Negative Stiffness Honeycomb

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a groundbreaking new energy-absorbing structure to better withstand blunt and ballistic impact. 

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Stereotypes and Misperceptions about Veterans Hurt Employability, and That Needs to Stop

Nov. 10, 2014
Stereotypes and Misperceptions about Veterans Hurt Employability, and That Needs to Stop

Quick, when you think of veterans on this Veterans Day, what comes to mind? Honor? Valor? Loyalty? Ticking time bomb?

For many, it's the latter, and that can pose a problem when veterans return from the battlefield.

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A Mission for Mr. Overton

Nov. 8, 2013
A Mission for Mr. Overton

The country's oldest WW II veteran needed repairs on his East Austin home. Texas Army ROTC helped make it happen.

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Extinguishing fear

Nov. 10, 2011
Soldiers salute the flag at sunset.

Psychology researchers aim to help military veterans combat PTSD by pairing a memory-enhancing drug with prolonged exposure therapy.

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A student veteran perspective

Nov. 9, 2011
Graduate student Nicholas Hawkins is president of the UT Student Veterans Association.

Graduate student Nicholas Hawkins discusses the importance of building a vibrant and supportive veteran community on campus.

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