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  • Indiana Librarian, Longtime CIC Leader, Receives Major Award

    Apr 21, 2011
    A longtime leader in the CIC's efforts to keep government documents in the hands of the public has received a major honor for her work. Lou Malcomb, head of the Government Information and Kent Cooper Services Department in IU's Herman...
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  • Penn State President Spanier Touts Benefits of CIC Membership to UNL Faculty

    Apr 19, 2011
    Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier on Monday delivered remarks regarding the academic advantages of joining the Big Ten athletic conference to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty audience on Monday. Dr. Spanier was brought to campus for the second of...
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  • Connect with CIC Colleagues at Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies

    Apr 17, 2011
    Connect with CIC colleagues during the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies by attending the CIC-Asian American Studies Consortium/AAAS Mentoring Breakfast on Saturday, May 21. The goals of this working breakfast are to connect mentees and mentors,...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Foreign Language Education at CIC Universities

    Apr 14, 2011
    The federal budget plan expected to be approved by Congress this week would make deep cuts in international and foreign language programs at CIC universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported today that the reductions to two programs authorized under...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • CLI Conference Will Focus on Print Storage Strategies

    Apr 13, 2011
    The challenge of stewarding legacy print collections in the digitization era will be the center of discussion at the upcoming CIC Center for Library Initiatives Conference "What's In Store? Collaborative Strategies for Managing CIC Print Collections." The conference will take...
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  • CIC Delegation Heads to India For International Higher Ed Conference

    Apr 08, 2011
    A delegation of CIC staff led by Director Barbara McFadden Allen will participate in the upcoming Fourth Global Meeting of Associations of Universities in New Dehli. The conference, "Internationalization of Higher Education: New Players, New Approaches" opens April 11 and...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • CASIC Summit Builds Momentum for Collaborative Research in International Competitiveness

    Apr 04, 2011
    The newly launched CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) gained momentum towards its goal to bring CIC faculty together under a collaborative research umbrella during its successful research summit on April 1-2. More than 90 people attended...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • UNL Athletic Director Tom Osborne Touts CIC in Chicago Tribune Q & A

    Mar 31, 2011
    In a Chicago Tribune article published March 31, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Director Tom Osborne touted the academic benefits of being a member of the Big Ten Conference. UNL will become an official member of the Big Ten and the...
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  • Six CIC Libraries To Begin Pilot Program with Corsotial Borrowing Software Relais D2D

    Mar 31, 2011
    Six CIC libraries have agreed to proceed with a pilot of Relais D2D, a next-generation software platform for consortial borrowing. The University of Chicago; University of Iowa; University of Michigan; Michigan State University; Northwestern University; and Pennsylvania State University will implement Relais...
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  • "Master Plan for Higher Education in the Midwest" Calls for Increased Collaboration

    Mar 31, 2011
    The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report, "A Master Plan for Higher Education in the Midwest: A Roadmap to the Future of the Nation’s Heartland," at a March 31 program co-sponsored by the CIC. The complete report is now available for...
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