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APLU's Jyotishi Presents at 2017 Technology Transfer Society Annual Meeting
Shalin Jyotishi
Assistant Director, Economic Development and Community Engagement

Shalin Jyotishi presented findings from the Technology Transfer Evolution Working Group of APLU’s Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity (CICEP) during the 2017 Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Meeting. Jyotishi’s presentation illustrated how and why university technology transfer offices have evolved and must continue to evolve in order to address growing societal and economic challenges. He also spoke to how APLU’s Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) Universities Program is helping universities navigate this evolutionary process.

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APLU's Demment to Moderate USAID Session on University Partnerships
Montague Demment, Ph.D.
Vice President, International Programs
Tag Demment, APLU's Vice President for International Programs, will moderate a session examining university partnerships on November 3 at the United States Agency for International Development Alumni Association's Annual Meeting.
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APLU’s Director of Congressional & Governmental Affairs Briefs House Democratic Staff on Perkins Loan Program
Craig Lindwarm
Vice 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.

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APLU's Redd Co-authors Paper Calling for STEM Discipline-based Education Researchers to Cross Disciplinary Boundaries
Kacy 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.

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APLU's Anderson Leads Discussion on Emerging Issues in Financial Aid
Eugene L. Anderson, Ph.D.
Vice President, External Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

APLU’s Eugene Anderson participated in a panel at Delaware State University’s 2017 HBCU Symposium. Anderson discussed emerging issues in student financial aid, including the impact of cuts in aid at HBCUs.

APLU's Rovito Presents on Science Advocacy at AAAS Forum
Sarah Rovito
Director, 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 Alvis Elected to Board of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development
Samantha Alvis, Ph.D.
Director, International Development and Programs

APLU’s Alvis was elected on June 6 to a three-year term as a director on the board for the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD). The association represents the extensive disciplinary base of agricultural and related social science skills for global agricultural development.

APLU's Alvis Presents at the innoVATE Symposium
Samantha Alvis, Ph.D.
Director, International Development and Programs

Alvis presented at the innoVATE Intersections of Policy and Practice to Strengthen Agricultural Education and Training Systems Symposium on June 8, 2017. InnovATE's mission is to achieve sustainable food security, reduce poverty, promote rural innovation. Alvis presented a session on how to tell a compelling story about agricultural education and higher education capacity building investments to policy makers.