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News: April 2016

April 11, 2016
Washington, DC – Seeking to provide a roadmap for university-wide efforts to renew and strengthen a culture of research safety, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Task Force on Laboratory Safety today released its Guide to Implementing a Safety Culture in Our Universities. The task force also released a companion website (www.aplu.org/researchsafety) intended to make the guide more accessible and allow for the continued sharing of best practices and other information to improve safety at research universities nationwide.
April 7, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding ‘Public Research Universities: Recommitting to Lincoln’s Vision -- An Educational Compact for the 21st Century’, which the American Academy of Arts and Sciences released as the final report of The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education.
April 7, 2016
Washington, DC – Innovators at public research universities lead the newest class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Among the 168 academic inventors selected for induction as NAI Fellows, 104 are from member universities of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).