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Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research Award Finalists Announced

The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University is proud to announce the finalists for the 2022 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award. Established in 2015, this prestigious award recognizes outstanding research efforts that enhance understanding, policies, and practices affecting military and veteran families.

MFRI Releases Fourth Report on State of Military and Veteran Families in the United States 

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.

Purdue Focus Forward Fellowship helps women veterans take giant leaps in higher education

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.