Commentary: How problem-solving is veterans’ superpower

Commentary: How problem-solving is veterans’ superpower

Taking off the uniform of the U.S. armed forces for the last time is one of life’s significant events. Whether leaving military service eagerly or reluctantly, there’s a sense of momentous changes. Changes in work, changes for family, changes in lifestyle in terms of...
Commentary: Let’s honor veterans with jobs, not just salutes

Commentary: Let’s honor veterans with jobs, not just salutes

E-4 Specialist Donald Dutton suffered a knee injury serving in Afghanistan, ending his Army career. His reward for his service when he returned home? Working three jobs just to make ends meet. Stories like Donald’s are all too common in the U.S. According to the...
Student Vet Enrollment Spikes at Ivy League Schools

Student Vet Enrollment Spikes at Ivy League Schools

When Thomas Johnson graduated from high school, going to an Ivy League university didn’t seem like an option.  Sure, he made good grades. But the idea of getting accepted into one of the eight elite Northeastern schools felt “like a real far reach.” “There was that...
Craiglist Founder Gives $1 million for STEM on DonorsChoose

Craiglist Founder Gives $1 million for STEM on DonorsChoose

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark just donated $1 million to help teachers in low-income areas fund STEM-related projects on the public school crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose. But the contribution should be particularly useful because it was designed in part by...
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