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  • CIC Supports Association of Research Libraries' Statement on Future of Depository Program

    Oct 25, 2011
    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and its members have a long-standing participation in and support for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), a partnership between the US Government and libraries throughout the United States that ensures the public has...
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  • CIC and Smithsonian Institution Announce Predoctoral Fellowship

    Oct 18, 2011
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Committee on Institutional Cooperation and Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship Program. Fellowships are offered by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for graduate students to conduct research...
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  • The Chicago Humanities Festival Explores Technology from Stone Tools to iPads

    Oct 17, 2011
    In case there was ever any doubt, this year's Chicago Humanities Festival confirms Chicago as the center of the universe---at least the universe of great thinkers, doers, and performers. With a theme of "technology" and presenters such as hip hop...
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  • The "Third Century"--University of Michigan Invests in Innovation

    Oct 06, 2011
    University of Michigan will launch a new initiative to develop innovative ideas about global challenges and opportunities, and to advance the greater good, President Mary Sue Coleman announced this week in her third annual fall address. "We see the Third Century...
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  • University of Chicago Graduate is Winner of 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine

    Oct 03, 2011
    Bruce Beutler, a 1981 graduate of the University of Chicago's medical school, was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries on the immune system. Dr. Beutler shares this year's prize in medicine with French scientist Jules Hoffmann and...
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