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In this edition of the Weekly Wrap-up, a group of Higher Education Associations, including AAU, endorse the Immigration Innovation ("I-Squared") Act of 2015, while the patent coalition expresses concern about potential legislation emerging in the 114th Congress. In covering the President's State of the Union Address, we discuss the implications of the proposed policies for the higher education community. Also discussed, the National Academies launch a panel to review research regulations, and the NRC creates a forum to improve the public understanding of social and behavioral sciences. We also note the release of some additional information about AAU's sexual assault climate survey.


A coalition of more than 200 organizations, including AAU, has written to legislators detailing their concerns about potential patent litigation legislation.


Thirteen higher education associations, including AAU, endorse the bipartisan Senate Immigration Innovation (I-squared) Act.

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