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The AAU Weekly Wrap-up reviews the Task Force report on streamlining higher education regulations, new AAU-APLU guidelines for developing campus economic impact reports, House approval of charitable tax provisions, and the NASA reauthorization.
The AAU Weekly Wrap-up reviews the President's FY16 budget, outlines our concerns about the latest patent reform legislation, and details our comments critical of the Administration's proposed college rating system and draft regulations on teacher preparation.
This AAU Weekly Wrap-Up features updates on FY16 budget, endorsement of Doggett Bill, variety of bills on biomedical research, approval of Education Research Bill, comments on NIH’s draft policy on single IRBs for multi-site research, and controlled unclassified information.
In this edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up, a group of Higher Education Associations, including AAU, endorse the Immigration Innovation ("I-Squared") Act of 2015, while the patent coalition expresses concern about potential legislation emerging in the 114th Congress. In covering the President's State of the Union Address, we discuss the implications of the proposed policies for the higher education community. Also discussed, the National Academies launch a panel to review research regulations, and the NRC creates a forum to improve the public understanding of social and behavioral sciences. We also note the release of some additional information about AAU's sexual assault climate survey.
This edition of AAU Weekly Wrap-up covers immigration legislation relating to H-1B Visas, and a new guide published by the National Academies of Science on best practices of evidence-based STEM teaching at the undergraduate level.
In this AAU Weekly Wrap-up, AAU updates appropriations charts for NSF, NASA, and DOE. In the Congressional Issues section, Senators look to simplify the free application for student aid, while Congress also reauthorizes the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). In the executive branch section, the White House issues an RFI for further executive actions on immigration.