UNT Libraries, UNT Speaks Out, UNT Veterans Center
- Adriel Boals, Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
- Cindy Hasio, Doctoral Student, College of Visual Arts and Design
- Shelley Riggs, Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
- Two student veterans, names to be supplied later
Adriel Boals, who has a grant from NIH/NIMN: Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Treating PTSD, will discuss PTSD and other responses to trauma and stress. Cindy Hasio will discuss methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts. Shelley Riggs, who directs the Family Attachment Lab and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project here at UNT, will discuss the family relationships of veterans after deployment. There will also be a panel of three student veterans describing their experiences after deployment: Stuart Presley, Domingo Rodriquez, and James Rumor.