November 11, 2018
New Orleans, LA – In recognition of extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Ball State University the winner of the 2018 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
November 5, 2018
Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today released the report “Engineering Work-and-Learn: Imperatives for Innovation,” aimed to support universities work in better preparing engineering students for the workplace and created with APLU and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences.
November 5, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named six public research institutions as finalists for its sixth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners will be announced at the association’s annual meeting, which will be held November 11-13 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The finalists — Colorado State University, Iowa State University, Montana State University, the University of New Mexico, North Carolina State University, and the University of Pittsburgh — are competing for four different awards that recognize different components of university economic engagement:
September 5, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today released a policy blueprint for how public universities and the federal government can strengthen their partnership to build a modern workforce that meets the evolving needs of employers and collaborate on innovation while also becoming more effective partners with their communities to address local problems and foster opportunity and economic mobility.
July 26, 2018
College & University Faculty Team Recommends Paths to Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies