AAU and RCSA Cottrell Scholars Call for Valuing Undergraduate Teaching Innovations and Improvements
AAU Statement on Various House FY18 Appropriations Bills
Growing our economy through invention and innovation
- University of Washington researchers have invented a battery-free cellphone that harvests the power it needs from either ambient radio signals or light.
- Young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of several ailments that can eventually lead to heart failure, according to research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new method for removing even extremely low levels of unwanted compounds, such as pesticides, chemical waste products, and pharmaceuticals, from water.
- The Stanford Open Policing Project obtained data on millions of state patrol stops and found evidence that minorities are held to a double standard.
- A study by researchers at Stony Brook University indicates concrete construction waste can help rid the air of sulfur dioxide, a major pollutant
How AAU Makes a Difference
Founded in 1900, the Association of American Universities comprises 62 distinguished research universities across the United States that continually advance society through education, research, and discovery. Our universities earn the majority of competitively awarded federal funding for academic research and are educating tomorrow’s visionary leaders and global citizens.
Innovative Tubing Improves Mobility for Team Gleason House PatientsFrom the moment they walked into the Team Gleason House for Innovative Living in August 2016, Tulane biomedical engineering seniors Justin Baris, Joy Jason, Allen Zhang and Katherine Brocker had one goal—to take their three years of study and create a Senior Team Design project that would help residents.
AAU Member Universities
Founded in 1900, the Association of American Universities comprises 62 distinguished institutions that continually advance society through education, research, and discovery.
Our universities earn the majority of competitively awarded federal funding for academic research, are improving human life and wellbeing through research, and are educating tomorrow’s visionary leaders and global citizens.
AAU members collectively help shape policy for higher education, science, and innovation; promote best practices in undergraduate and graduate education; and strengthen the contributions of research universities to society.