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May 26, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent a letter to congressional leadership urging lawmakers to include research investment in infrastructure negotiations.
May 17, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on developments in the Endless Frontier Act, which came to the Senate floor earlier today.
April 21, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the introduction of the Endless Frontiers Act.
April 15, 2021
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities (AAU) today released a Guide to Accelerate Public Access to Research Data with recommendations for how institutions can develop and promote systems to support sharing of research data.
March 31, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s infrastructure proposal.
January 15, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released a statement on President-elect Biden’s personnel selections for key science positions in the administration.
December 7, 2020
Washington, DC—The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities will host their 3rd annual University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase virtually on Dec. 7-11. The showcase will spotlight 22 startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based research.
July 23, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act, which Senators Markey, Tillis, Gardner, and Peters introduced today. A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced companion legislation in the House last month.
July 21, 2020
Washington, DC – Addressing the national need to broaden diversity and increase inclusion in STEM fields and higher education leadership, the Aspire Alliance’s Institutional Change Initiative (IChange) today announced the second cohort of fellows in its IAspire Leadership Academy. The leadership program aims to support STEM faculty from underrepresented backgrounds ascend to leadership roles at colleges and universities. The IAspire Leadership Academy is part of Aspire Alliance’s Institutional Change Initiative, led by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the University of Georgia.
June 24, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act, which Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced today.