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Veterans Day 2017

By apeacock on December 29, 2017 in Events, News

Veterans Day 2017 was spectacular! With over 300 guests in attendance, student veterans from across campus, community members, faculty and staff, we all enjoyed Senator Tammy Duckworth, former Secretary of the VA the Honorable Bob McDonald and a panel of local veterans. Each speaker brought their...

LinkedIn / SVA Webinars

By apeacock on September 27, 2017 in Events, News

WashU Veterans, The SVA and LinkedIn have partnered to bring in-depth training to student veterans with the goal of teaching us how to use LinkedIn effectively to get the career we desire. WUVets was selected as one of only six chapters of the 1500+ nationwide for this exciting and engaging oppor...

Angela Peacock, WUVets secretary, featured in Alive Magazine

By apeacock on June 25, 2017 in News

A Midwestern Military Veteran’s Path To Graduate School http://alivemag.com/a-midwestern-military-veterans-path-to-graduate-school/ By Jorie Jacobi Posted May 19, 2017 Angela Peacock served almost seven years in the military before returning to civilian life. Eager to find purpose, she transferre...

Student Veteran lends his voice and story

By apeacock on January 30, 2017 in News

Messenger: A dubious statistic highlights need for economic diversity at WashU http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/tony-messenger/messenger-a-dubious-statistic-highlights-need-for-economic-diversity-at/article_2346fedc-0919-5550-a446-ab1c1f68ce7b.html Ed Tjaden had his first kid at the age...

Student Veterans of America (SVA) Chapter of the Year!

By apeacock on January 23, 2017 in Events, News

WUVets wins national award WUVets, a veterans group at Washington University in St. Louis, was named Chapter of the Year by the Student Veterans of America (SVA), a national organization that provides resources and scholarships to college veterans. WUVets leaders James Petersen and Jennifer Goetz...

St. Louis Public Radio interviews WUVets President James Petersen

By apeacock on January 3, 2017 in Events, News

Listen to the audio here. In honor of Veteran’s Day, local Marine veteran and Brown School of Social Work student James Petersen joined St. Louis on the Air to discuss his experience with PTSD and the work he is doing to help other veterans facing similar struggles. Marine veteran James Petersen ...