2023 Military Family Lifestyle Survey Released

Since 2014, the IVMF has proudly partnered with Blue Star Families to conduct the annual MFLS. This year, the IVMF finding in the MFLS explores the military-to-civilian transition process more deeply, enhancing our understanding of its impact... Read More ▶


IVMF Proud To Welcome First MSCAP Fellow

Through Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Career Accelerator Pilot program, military spouse Katrina Epperly will be joining the Enrollment team at the IVMF to support the military-community as they explore the variety of programs offered by the Insti... Read More ▶


Two IVMF Team Members’ Military Research Project Receives MetLife-Foundation Grant

The Lender Center for Social Justice has awarded nine grants for new faculty research projects that study issues contributing to or helping alleviate the racial wealth gap in the United States.... Read More ▶


IVMF Proudly Welcomes Maria McConville as Senior Advisor

Maria McConville has joined Syracuse University's D'Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families as a senior advisor. McConville, MS, RD, U.S. Army veteran, entrepreneur and military spouse of the 40th U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Retired Genera... Read More ▶


Rostker Dissertation Research Fund Application Deadline Extended

We have extended the deadline to June 30th, 2024 for applications for the 2024 Bernard D. and Louis C. Rostker IVMF Dissertation fund. This fund supports doctoral candidates at Syracuse University conducting research related to veterans or military ... Read More ▶


Navigating the Next Phase: Bryan’s Transition from the Navy to Civilian Life with IVMF’s Onward to Opportunity (O2O)

Bryan Silva's narrative is one of evolution, resilience, and the constant pursuit of growth. Originating as an enlisted sailor, he ascended through the Navy's ranks to become a seasoned Naval Officer, guided by a profound dedication to duty and an un... Read More ▶


Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Two Years Later

Feb. 24, 2022, marked a pivotal moment in Ukraine’s history as Russia launched a full-scale invasion. Since then, members of the University faculty have studied and gained insights into the defensive and military dynamics of both Ukraine and Russia... Read More ▶


1993 Military Motion Media Program

Embarking on a new chapter in 1993, Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications founded the Military Motion Media Program (MMM). Sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD), this program stands as a testament to the institu... Read More ▶


Marine Veterans Find Love at IVMF

While Marine veterans Michael and Colleen Drum didn’t meet in the military, their shared experience of being Marines meant they had a lot in common already when they met while working for the D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Familie... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Bunker Labs Ambassador Program Welcomes New Class for Veteran Entrepreneurship

Bunker Labs, now a part of Syracuse University's D'Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) is proud to announce our 2024 cohort of Ambassadors have taken the watch in 29 cities across America. These 61 service-minded entreprene... Read More ▶