This week's newsletter features a new report showing the economic impact of the National Institutes of Health on the U.S. economy; letters from various coalitions asking lawmakers to increase the annual maximum Pell Grant award and funding for education, science, and medical research; and more.
AAU welcomes President Biden’s FY24 budget request, and we appreciate that it includes increases for many of our priorities in research and education.
Congress should avoid misguided attempts to tax nonprofit funds that support scholarships and research known as college endowments.
America's leading research universities are at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19
- Researchers at Purdue propose a quantum device that could be tested experimentally to succinctly realize emergent particles like the Fibonacci anyon.
Hisham Ali is pushing the limits of plasma physics and hypersonics in his lab on campus
- Researchers have come up with an innovative approach to building underwater robots using simple repeating substructures.
- A new Harvard study finds age-related fat and lower muscle density could worsen balance, possibly increase risk of falls
Researchers Find that to Achieve Long-term Urban Sustainability, Systems Must Tackle Social Justice and EquityAn international coalition of researchers led by Georgia Tech identified three core focus areas with research priorities for long-term urban sustainability and viability.
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Senior at Stony Brook Recognized for Undergraduate ResearchNadine Areikat, an undergraduate at Stony Brook University, was awarded the URECA Researcher of the Month while currently double majoring in biology and psychology and conducting research for her honors thesis. She aspires to be a physician specializing in emergency medicine.
University of Missouri Launches Residential Program for Students With Developmental DisabilitiesThis fall, the University of Missouri College of Education and Human Development will launch PAWS — Preparing Adults for Work and Society — a residential program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.