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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.
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.
July 10, 2014
July 10, 2014—Higher education and library organizations, representing thousands of colleges, universities, and libraries nationwide, including APLU, released a joint set of Net Neutrality Principles they recommend form the basis of an upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to protect the openness of the Internet. The groups believe network neutrality protections are essential to protecting freedom of speech, educational achievement, and economic growth.
June 10, 2014
June 10, 2014—Does your job description include working within the community? Are you supervising new faculty involved in the scholarship of engagement? APLU’s Council on Engagement and Outreach has an engagement toolkit with the following objectives:
May 28, 2014
Will compete for $20,000 prize presented during APLU Annual Meeting
November 12, 2013
November 12, 2013—The Ohio State University’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) is the 2013 recipient of the C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award for the creation of a comprehensive pre-collegiate and collegiate program to enhance academic, personal, and career development skills of students from low-income families. Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph Steinmetz and Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Valerie B. Lee received the Magrath award—$20,000 and a trophy—today during an awards ceremony at the 126th APLU Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.