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February 22, 2017
The initiative will engage educators and manufacturing scientists to ensure instruction includes the latest technology.
November 14, 2016
Austin, TX – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) today announced an initiative to empanel an Expert Education Team to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities workers at all levels will need in order to deploy new technologies, materials, and processes in manufacturing.
November 13, 2016
Austin, TX – In recognition of extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Portland State University the winner of the 2016 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas.
November 13, 2016
Austin, TX – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named four winners of its fifth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners — Arizona State University, Colorado State University, Montana State University and Purdue University — competed in four different categories that recognize different components of economic engagement. The categories are talent, innovation, place and connections. The winners of the awards, which honor public universities actively engaged in and promoting regional economic development, were announced at the APLU Annual Meeting now underway in Austin, Texas.
October 5, 2016
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named six public research institutions as finalists for its fourth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners will be announced on November 13 at the association’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The finalists — Arizona State University, Colorado State University, Iowa State University, Montana State University, Purdue University, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell — are competing for four different awards that recognize different components of university economic engagement: talent, innovation, place, and connections.