Higher Education Research
Leading Practice Briefs
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), as part of its broader higher education research effort, releases various leading practices and case studies that highlight supportive programming for student veterans and military connected students on college campuses across the United States.
Missing Perspectives: Service members’ Transition from Service to Civilian Life
In 2013, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) launched an ambitious research program, supported by a Google Global Impact Award, aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of the social, economic, and wellness concerns of the newest generation of U.S. veterans.
The research program’s principal objective is to highlight the breadth and diversity of our transitioning service members and veterans, in the context of their first-hand, lived experiences across multiple role identities including warfighter, family member, student, and community leader, among others.
To this end, the IVMF research team developed a comprehensive multi-phased research effort to capture these experiences and identities, with a keen interest on transitioning service members and veterans considering or pursuing higher education.