Despite having two veteran grandfathers, Greg Freisinger never considered the military as an option — but that changed on Sept. 11, 2001. “As a senior in a northern New Jersey high school, I could see the World Trade towers fall across the Hudson River, and I remember feeling like it was my time to serve.” Freisinger would go on to spend four years as an officer with the U.S. Army’s 84th Engineering Battalion, during which he took part in a humanitarian mission in Thailand and earned a Bronze Star for his actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Because of his military
Three Indiana University students were named 2014 Tillman Military Scholars. We discussed IU’s relationship with the Tillman Military Scholars earlier this year. The University of Nebraska has announced the second annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race will be in July. Last year’s inaugural event saw 700 runners raise approximately $15,000. The University of Minnesota’s utilization of active learning was recently featured on Here & Now on Boston’s NPR network. The University of Iowa recently placed a new, state-of-the-art MRI instrument on campus. Finally, learn more about how Ability Athletics is making an impact at Penn State.