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04/07/2017
News Release

Louisville, KY – The growing ranks of global health experts who have been alarmed by the rise in antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” have an unlikely new hero: KFC, the fried chicken giant.

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04/06/2017
News Release

Yesterday, 576 higher education advocates representing students, institutions, educators, and consumers sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect critical federal student aid programs.


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04/05/2017
Blog Post

Today, 576 organizations and institutions of higher education sent a letter to Congress asking them to protect federal student aid as they finish up FY17 appropriations and start working on FY18. U.S PIRG worked in a large coalition representing students, institutions, educators, advocates, and employers to draft and circulate the letter of support. The letter comes after calls by President Trump to cut the Pell grant reserve by a combined $5.2 billion in FY17 and FY18 and multiple proposals in Congress to cut a portion of the Pell grant reserve. 

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03/08/2017
Report

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in...

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UConn Daily Campus

Student activist group UConnPIRG will strive to keep further gas pipelines from being built in Connecticut and to move the state toward an 100 percent renewable energy future with its new “lead” campaign. 

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The Daily Campus

ConnPIRG is planning to have the largest and most aggressive voter...

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