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News: September 2016

September 22, 2016
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators today applauded the introduction of the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Act by U.S. Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.). The bipartisan bill would vastly expand study abroad opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students and increase the share of students who graduate with study abroad experience.
September 13, 2016
Washington, D.C.— Strengthening ties between community colleges and public universities is critical to boosting minority male enrollment and success in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, according to a new report released today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).
September 12, 2016
Washington, DC – In support of its effort to increase diversity among STEM faculty, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced it received a $300,000 pilot grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of its first-ever INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) program.
September 9, 2016
Las Cruces, NM -- Seeking to strengthen and formalize a partnership founded in research and extension, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Mexican Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at working collaboratively to address sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.