Education

Purdue Ideas Festival event on war and security May 14

The Purdue Symposium on Ethics, Technology and the Future of War and Security will include a series of panel discussion designed to explore emerging technologies through the lens of their ethical, legal and social implications. The symposium will also explore these technologies’ impact on the future of war and security.

MFRI director recognized with mentoring award

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) awarded Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Ph.D., the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award for Mentoring — a national award to recognize her career of outstanding mentorship to junior colleagues, graduate students and undergraduates.

Additional trainings created for SBHP providers

A nationally-recognized initiative created by the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) and others has expanded training opportunities for civilian behavioral health providers. Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) now offers sustainment training for providers who have completed SBHP Tier Two training.

MFRI director recognized as a top contributor to work and family research

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, professor of Human Development and Family Studies and director of the Center for Families (CFF) the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, has been named one of the Top 50 extraordinary contributors to the field of work and family research.

Operation Hire A Hoosier Veteran job fair June 27

The Military Family Research Institute is one of several organizations sponsoring Operation Hire A Hoosier Veteran. The 12th annual employment and resources fair is organized to provide employment assistance to service members, veterans and their families. This year the fair will be June 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.