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March 2, 2015
As House and Senate budget leaders begin crafting the Fiscal Year 2016 budget, three major national higher education organizations whose membership comprises all the major public and private universities in the United States urged those leaders to promote long-term economic growth by repealing sequestration and placing a high priority on scientific research and higher education investments.
February 24, 2015
A group of 145 universities today warned the House and Senate Judiciary Committees that pending legislation to address patent litigation abuses is so broadly drawn that it would weaken the nation’s patent system and hinder the flow of groundbreaking advances from universities to the private sector.
February 5, 2015
Six Associations Support Tailored Legislation to Combat Patent Trolls, Say Provisions of Innovation Act Would Debilitate U.S. Patent System
November 4, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is the 2014 recipient of the C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award. Presented by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the university received a sculpture and a $20,000 prize during a special awards ceremony at the 127th APLU Annual Meeting underway in Orlando, Florida.
November 4, 2014
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Houston, University of Massachusetts Boston, Georgia Institute of Technology and North Carolina State University recipients of its second annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The recognitions, which honor public universities actively engaged in and promoting regional economic development, were given during a special awards ceremony on the final day of the 127th APLU Annual Meeting underway in Orlando, Florida.