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News: 2019

June 25, 2019
When Allison Cleveland-Roberts sought to make sure graduates at the University of South Florida were adequately prepared for today's job market, she turned to an old resource, with a twist: help wanted ads. Using data aggregated from actual job listings, Cleveland-Roberts was able to present faculty in the 22 mostly liberal arts-based departments she oversees with a list of the skills graduates needed to thrive in a variety of jobs.
June 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.— In recognition of their extraordinary community outreach initiatives, four member universities of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) have been selected as regional winners of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. As regional winners, Colorado State University, Cornell University, University of Louisville, and Purdue University will represent and compete for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, which will be announced during the APLU Annual Meeting November 10-12 in San Diego, California.
June 5, 2019
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that it would no longer fund research within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involving the use of fetal tissue:
June 4, 2019
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named six universities as finalists for its seventh annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners will be announced at the association’s annual meeting, which will be held November 10-12 in San Diego, California. The finalists – California State University, Northridge; the University of Michigan; North Carolina State University; Purdue University; the University of South Florida and Wayne State University – are competing for four different awards that recognize different components of university economic engagement:
June 3, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to congressional leaders urging that the House approve the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.