May is National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University urges all citizens to pay special tribute to current and former members of the Armed Forces, including those who have died in service to the country.
The Center for Families and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University held a joint anniversary celebration on April 1, marking 25 years for CFF and 20 for MFRI. The event, titled “Forging Better Futures for Families,” attracted a capacity crowd of more than 120 to Spurgeon Club at Mackey Arena. Among the guests present were CFF founding donor Lorene Burkhart, several CFF founding advocates, members of the CFF and MFRI advisory councils, and faculty members, staff and donors affiliated with the centers.
Videos are now available from the celebration of the 2021 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award. The virtual event, a collaborative effort of the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and Military REACH at Auburn University, was held Feb. 15, 2022. Visit the YouTube links below to see presentations by […]
This March, in honor of Women’s History Month, MFRI is spotlighting Purdue-affiliated women who are active duty, reserves and veterans in the US armed forces.
The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Focus Forward Fellowship. The Fellowship is a competitive program designed to build skills, leadership and a sense of community among women student veterans and service members.
The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and Military REACH at Auburn University invite you to a virtual event celebrating the winners and finalists of the 2021 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award.
Seventeen women students from across the United States will begin a two-week virtual residency on Sunday (July 25) as part of the Military Family Research Institute’s Focus Forward Fellowship.
A College of Health and Human Sciences initiative designed to support families through the COVID-19 pandemic has received two engagement awards from Purdue University.
In collaboration with food pantries and faith-based communities, MFRI’s Reaching Rural Veterans (RRV) connects former service members with needed services and benefits through resource fairs and one-on-one education at food pantries in rural areas.
MFRI and other organizations committed to supporting service members, veterans, caregivers, survivors, and their families, express strong condemnation of the recent wave of violence against individuals of Asian descent in our country, and to express our solidarity with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.