Topic: Veterans Day

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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Service and support

Nov. 11, 2011
Thomas M. Hatfield at the Pegasus Bridge in Normandy, France, standing next to a bronze of Major John Howard, British Army

On this Veterans Day, Thomas Hatfield, director of the Briscoe Center's Military History Institute, reminds us that the United States is a country still at war and support for veterans and those serving in the armed forces should continue.

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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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New Center for Student Veterans at The University of Texas at Austin

Nov. 8, 2011

Event: The University of Texas at Austin will open a new Student Veteran Center to serve the needs of the 640 veterans who are students on campus.

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