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The Association of American Universities today elected University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as chair of its board of directors. Lou Anna K. Simon, president of Michigan State University, was elected today as vice chair for the 2014-2015 term.


See our comments on patent guidelines and chemical standards, the updated AAU By the Numbers, and op-ed by AAU President Rawlings about the university research in the smartphone


A group of six higher education associations, including AAU, submitted comments to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on October 16 regarding the agency's proposed revisions to its March Guidance on patenting natural phenomena and products.

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