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Association of American Universities

Immigration Ban Threatens Students, Profs And Education Itself, Universities Say

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Officials from dozens of major American colleges and universities have expressed alarm that President Donald Trump’s travel and immigration ban coul...

Examining Denial Tactics: Were Victims Overrepresented in the AAU Survey of Sexual Violence On College Campuses?

Jennifer J. Freyd | Posted 09.29.2016 | College
Jennifer J. Freyd

There is no evidence that the AAU survey overestimates rates of sexual assault. It is time for this society to stop putting its energy into denying a very real problem. Instead let us accept the fact that the rates of sexual violence are way too high and work on fixing this terrible problem.

What We Didn't Learn From the Association of American Universities' Sexual Assault Report

Mary P. Koss | Posted 09.23.2016 | College
Mary P. Koss

When new findings appear to reaffirm existing estimates, the tendency is to conclude that the survey was well done. To the contrary, experts have declared that the AAU survey is flawed, in concept, construction, and analyses.

Tyler Kingkade

Large Scale Survey On Campus Sexual Assault Deployed After Criticism | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.03.2015 | College

Several universities on Wednesday began distributing a survey to measure rates of sexual violence on college and university campuses, developed by the...

Investing in America's Dazzling Scientific Talent

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

Our nation needs to increase its commitment to the intellectual pursuit of scientific discovery - and to the "dazzling" talent in our midst. That's a proven strategy to produce the jobs that Americans want and deserve -- not directly but indirectly.

Protect and Maintain America's Scientific Preeminence

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 02.09.2015 | Science
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

America is leading the world in scientific discoveries and technological advances, and key to that is the independence of the scientific process that has served American innovation so well in the past. It's essential to protect that process and ensure that scientific merit is determined by scientific peers.

US Biomedical Research: We Must Reverse a Decade of Neglect

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Claire Pomeroy

As an HIV physician, I began my career early in the AIDS epidemic. I held my patients' hands as they cried when receiving their diagnosis. And when protease inhibitors were licensed and "triple therapy" became the norm, I could help patients plan how they would live, rather than how they would die.

Purdue University to slash government lobbying

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Dave LevinthalThe Center for Public IntegrityPurdue University -- among the strongest lobbying forces in higher education -- will soon slash its go...

It's Time to STEM the Loss of Science and Engineering Students

James M. Gentile | Posted 01.14.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

Generating home-grown engineers and scientists is crucial to ensuring our nation's leadership in the technological innovations that have fueled our economy for decades.

The Humanities: Fundamental but Utilitarian

David J. Skorton | Posted 08.15.2011 | College
David J. Skorton

Despite -- and perhaps because of -- stark budget realities, we must have the political will and discipline to support the humanities. Let's aim for funding of the National Endowment for the Humanities at the FY10 level of $167.5 million.

Association Of American Universities Kicks Out University Of Nebraska

Posted 06.29.2011 | College

The Association of American Universities has voted to oust the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education. At leas...

Georgia Tech Joins AAU: College First To Be Invited In A Decade

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Georgia Tech has accepted its invitation to the prestigious Association of American Universities, becoming its 63rd member and its first new addition ...