Barbara's Blog contains blog posts and speeches from AAU President Barbara R. Snyder on prominent and emerging issues facing research universities and the broader higher education community.
As Congress finalizes USICA and America COMPETES legislation, polling shows Americans broadly and strongly support funding research to maintain our scientific and economic competitiveness
The America COMPETES Act must retain provisions designed to attract and keep international STEM talent.
AAU Universities Are Among the Nation’s Leaders in Serving Rural Populations
To observe Black History Month, President Snyder recounts the work and careers of a few brilliant Black scientists to illustrate why the best science requires ensuring the best minds are in the room.
New guidance from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to federal agencies on implementing National Security Presidential Memorandum 33 (NSPM-33) is encouraging for America’s scientific research enterprise
International students and scholars enrich our nation’s educational system, our culture, and our scientific research enterprise in ways that are impossible to overstate.
AAU member institutions are committing to a groundbreaking set of principles to protect students, faculty, and staff from sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.
The latest DACA ruling underscores the cruelty of failing to pass a permanent solution for dreamers
As the 50th Anniversary of the Pell Grant Program Approaches, AAU Joins Campaign to Restore Grants’ Purchasing Power
President Snyder writes about the urgent need to renew the government-university partnership and argues that the time is ripe for bold federal investments in scientific research and student aid.