Last week, the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, announced the launch of the Civic Innovation Challenge, a national research and action competition in the smart and connected communities domain.
APLU is working to help members address the impact of coronavirus through the association’s councils, commissions, projects, and initiatives. Below is a sampling of some activities the association has undertaken to help members amid the pandemic. APLU is also sharing COVID-19: policy priorities and analysis; public university communications; member research; and teaching and learning approaches.
Applications are now being accepted for the fourth cohort of the COR Research Leader Fellowship Program . This program seeks to provide formal and informal training and networking for research leaders advancing to, and within, positions such as Vice Presidents, Vice Provosts for Research (VPR) and/or Vice Chancellors for Research (VCR) at APLU member institutions.
APLU is now accepting applications for its 2020 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research, and Engagement. The award recognizes a public university excelling in its efforts to drive an inclusive approach to global engagement, research, and learning at their institution and measuring the impact of those efforts.