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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign names 2011-2012 CIC Academic Leadership Fellows

    Aug 25, 2011
    Five faculty members have been named fellows of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program. According to Vice Provost, Barb Wilson, the program will allow the fellows insight into how member institutions are tackling common problems, and the "fellows...
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  • Attending a CIC University Enriches Students' Academic Experience

    Aug 19, 2011
    As students flood back onto campuses this month, those at CIC universities are able to benefit from opportunities extending far beyond just what is available at their school. As this Lincoln Journal-Star article highlights, CIC students have increased access to...
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    • Student Opportunities
  • Smart Skin: Electronics that Stick & Stretch like a Temporary Tattoo

    Aug 16, 2011
    Researchers from the CIC Universities of Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Wisconsin--Madison have developed “tattoo electronics” -- wireless electronics so flexible and thin they can be applied to the skin and forgotten. The...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • New Technology Outsmarts Internet Censors

    Aug 12, 2011
    Professor Alex Halderman and a team of developers from the University of Michigan have created a new technology that enables users to visit web sites that have been blocked by censors. With Telex, users can see banned sites, while the...
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    • General
  • Newest CIC University Keeps Pace on Fulbright Scholars

    Aug 01, 2011
    The Omaha World-Herald reports today that UN-L has had a record-breaking year when it comes to Fulbright Scholar winners. Anita Middleton will become the university's ninth Fulbright Scholar for the academic year 2011-2012. The World-Herald reports that, "The number compares...
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  • Chronicle of Higher Education Spotlights the Ongoing Work From the Big 10/CIC Head Injury Summit

    Aug 01, 2011
    There's a great deal of exciting collaboration being done across the universities of the CIC coming out of the recent Big 10/CIC Head Injury Summit held this past spring. The Chronicle of Higher Education article explores how experts are working...
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    • Academic Collaboration