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Military and Veterans' Events on Campus

Air Force Birthday Celebration

  • Stop by for a slice of cake as we celebrate the 72nd birthday of the US Air Force!
  • The event will be celebrated along with Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17th beginning at 11:30 am on the HEB Bridge.

Military & Veterans Networking Luncheon

  • Join active duty and veteran servicemembers in celebrating the start to a a great academic year! All military-affiliated students, staff, faculty, and their guests are welcome. Lunch will be provided.
  • RSVP on the KUMC Events Calendar and mark your calendar for Monday, September 23rd, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SON Atrium.

Veterans Week

Celebrate Veterans Day with events throughout the week!

  • US Marine Corps Birthday & Popcorn Thursday - Thursday, November 7, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Stoland Lounge. Free popcorn, cake, and drinks!
  • Jayhawk Break - Tuesday, November 12, 8:00 - 9:00 am, Murphy Lobby
  • Campus Wide Leadership Series, featuring Mike Denning, Directory of Graduate Military Programs at KU-Lawrence - Thursday, November 15, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SON Auditorium
  • More to come!

KUMC Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

  • The KUMC Military and Veterans Affair Committee works to develop a military- and veteran-friendly campus and facilitate health research relevant to military members, veterans, and their families. The committee includes students, faculty, staff, and community partners who share this mission.
    The committee meets monthly during the academic year.  For more information or to become a part of their efforts, please contact Marla Herron, committee chair, at

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Last modified: Sep 12, 2019