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ASTM Launches Educational Campaign

Monday, January 26, 2009

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ASTM International plans to launch the “Year of the Professor” campaign this year. It is an academic outreach initiative that will be aimed at promoting the value of standards education at colleges and universities worldwide.

 

In 2007, ASTM launched the “Year of the Student” initiative, which the organization says brought a 40% increase in ASTM student membership and increased the number of universities and colleges that access ASTM standards to more than 1,000.

 

The “Year of the Professor” initiative will reward a university-level educator for exemplary use of ASTM standards in his or her curriculum with a cash award for the educator and university.

 

For more information on this campaign, visit www.astm.org/campus.

   

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