Wendy Fink at STEMConnectorWendy FinkExecutive Director, Academic Programs Section & Assistant Vice President, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources (FANR)
Wendy Fink presented as part of a panel at the March 25th STEM Council meeting of STEMconnector. The panel’s focus was “The STEM Food and Ag Council: Cultivating Talent to Solve a Global Challenge.”
Fink Presents on Ag Careers and WorkforceWendy FinkExecutive Director, Academic Programs Section & Assistant Vice President, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources (FANR)
Wendy Fink, APLU’s associate director for Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, served as a panelist at the North American Food & Ag HR Roundtable. The panel examined how employability skills have changed in food and agriculture fields, where they need to change further, and what universities can do to help agriculture graduates develop skills such as teamwork, leadership, communications, and professionalism.
APLU’s Michaels to Speak at Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Annual ConferenceJulia MichaelsExecutive Director, Center for Public University Transformation (CPUT) & Associate Vice President, APLU
APLU’s Julia Michaels will examine lessons learned from innovation across urban public research universities. Michaels will present on Urban Universities for HEALTH, which aims to build a diverse health and biomedical research workforce to address health disparities.
APLU’s Craig Lindwarm in Roundtable Discussion at the Higher Education Government Relations ConferenceCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
Craig Lindwarm participated in a roundtable discussion on: New and Traditional Ways of Advancing the Higher Education Agenda at the 23rd annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference organized by the AACC, AASCU, APLU, and CASE.
APLU’s Lindwarm Participates in Law and Policy PanelCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
APLU’s Craig Lindwarm participated in a panel on law and policy at a recent meeting of the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International. Lindwarm discussed the new administration, Congress, and implications for higher education.
APLU’s Rovito Presents on Science Advocacy at AAAS ForumSarah RovitoDirector, Science & Research Policy
APLU’s Sarah Rovito participated in a panel discussion on Advocating for Science: More Than a One-Day Activity at the 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Forum on Science and Technology Policy. Rovito presented on enabling sustained, effective advocacy after the March for Science.
APLU’s Redd Co-authors Paper Calling for STEM Discipline-based Education Researchers to Cross Disciplinary BoundariesKacy Redd, Ph.D.Associate Vice President, Research & STEM Education
APLU’s Kacy Redd co-authored a paper in the International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education explaining the need for the STEM discipline-based education research community to cross disciplinary boundaries to foster knowledge creation and diffusion about how students learn to advance STEM education.
APLU’s Director of Congressional & Governmental Affairs Briefs House Democratic Staff on Perkins Loan ProgramCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
APLU’s Director of Congressional & Governmental Affairs, Craig Lindwarm, was invited by the Office of the House Democratic Whip, Steny Hoyer, to brief Chiefs of Staff, Legislative Directors, and Legislative Assistants on the importance of passing legislation to extend authorization for the Perkins Loan Program.
APLU’s Lindwarm Spoke to NAGPS on PROSPER Act AdvocacyCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
Craig Lindwarm, APLU’s Assistant Vice President for Congressional & Governmental Affairs, spoke to the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students at their spring Advocacy Summit. His presentation helped prepare the students for advocating on concerns related to the PROSPER Act.
APLU’s Michaels Presents at Annual Conference on the First-Year ExperienceShalin JyotishiAssistant Director, Economic Development and Community Engagement
APLU’s Julia Michaels led a workshop at the Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience hosted by the National Resource Center at University of South Carolina. The workshop helped institutions identify and address loss points that knock students off the path graduation and connect those loss points to institutional solutions, with the aim of addressing barriers facing low-income, minority, and first-generation students.
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APLU’s Shalin Jyotishi joined a webinar panel before the International Economic Development Council (IEDC)’s Higher Education Advisory Committee. The IEDC is North America’s largest non-profit membership organization serving economic development professionals. IEDC’s HEAC focuses on building capacity of economic developers and higher education institutions to work collaboratively to grow jobs, investment and talent in a knowledge economy. A recording of the video may be found here. Presentation slides may be found here.