September 19, 2023 The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University today released its 2023 Measuring Our Communities Report, which provides data and insights on the well-being of military-connected families across the United States using data from over 30 governmental and nongovernmental organizations. Key findings from the report include: “This report provides valuable data […]
As the first nationwide program designed specifically for women student veterans, the Focus Forward Fellowship, established in 2016, has helped 130 women veterans who are working toward a college degree find connection, build career skills and set their sights on success.
The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) has announced five finalists for its 2022 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award. The finalists come from a variety of academic fields and a wide range of institutions around the United States, from universities to military-affiliated organizations.
Registration is now open for MFRI’s 13th annual Battlemind to Home Summit, which will bring together experts in mental health, law, community services and faith to strategize on helping active service members, veterans and their families better transition from the battlefront to the home front.
Eighteen women student veterans and service members from around the United States have arrived on the campus of Purdue University to participate in the 2022 Focus Forward Fellowship.
Seventeen women student veterans and service members from around the United States have been accepted into the Military Family Research Institute’s 2022 Focus Forward Fellowship.
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 […]
MFRI’s Reaching Rural Veterans (RRV) program, whose third phase implementation began in Indiana late last year, reported positive and impressive results in March.