Research That Improves Our Lives
America's leading research universities are constantly working on new treatments and cures for diseases like cancer and Alzheimers, as well as life-changing innovations that make us wealthier and more secure.
- A recent study by a University of Missouri researcher found that school nurses are often well-positioned to identify students at-risk for chronic school absenteeism.
- Indiana University is set to install a cutting-edge extreme environmental chamber for studying cold's effects on human physiology.
- A team of astronomers, led by ASU has discovered a dwarf galaxy that appeared in James Webb Space Telescope imaging that wasn’t the primary observation target.
- Georgia Tech researchers have engineered one of the world’s first yeast cells able to harness energy from light.
- White Americans are more likely than Black and Hispanic people in the United States to experience “deaths of despair” even though they are less likely to suffer from severe psychological distress, a new study finds.
About America's Leading Research Universities
Founded in 1900, the Association of American Universities is composed of America’s leading research universities. AAU’s 71 research universities transform lives through education, research, and innovation.
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.