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  • The Big Ten Academic Alliance Welcomes New Staff

    Oct 17, 2018
    The Big Ten Academic Alliance is delighted to announce our new Project Coordinators, Lori Frost, Laurel Rosch, and Sharon Lee.
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  • Increasing Accessibility Throughout Big Ten Universities

    Oct 10, 2018
    Making content and technology more accessible to individuals with disabilities is a focal point for staff across multiple functional areas in member institutions. From Chief Information Officers to Librarians to Procurement Directors, collaborative efforts are underway to share best practices, develop vendor guidelines, modify procurement practices, enhance compliance oversight, and foster a cultural change of accessibility.
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  • Big Ten–Ivy League Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration

    Oct 10, 2018
    The Big Ten-Ivy League Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration is a multi-institutional research effort whose mission is to better understand the causes and effects of sport-related concussion and head injuries. Collaborations and publications are continuing to emerge from the participants.
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  • Libraries Addressing the Need for Sustainable Access to Scholarly Publications

    Oct 10, 2018
    The Big Ten Academic Alliance libraries are working to leverage their collective buying power and to use their influence to offset traditional publisher price increases and to provide alternative paths to publication for scholarly authors.
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  • A Message from the Executive Director

    Oct 10, 2018
    Fall is a magical time at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities. New student orientations, move-in days, football games, homecomings, and marching bands on crisp autumn days herald a new academic year full of potential and promise. The fourteen Big Ten Academic Alliance universities have just welcomed almost 90,000 freshmen to their campuses, all eager to begin the educational and social journey that will shape their future in countless ways.
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  • Big Ten Student Design Challenge

    Oct 10, 2018
    As campuses expand their focus on learning spaces to include not just classrooms, but dorms, libraries, social spaces and other informal learning environments, a new opportunity sponsored by Big Ten universities and the Herman Miller Company seeks to engage students more deeply in the design of these spaces.
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  • Collaborating to Address IT Security Risks

    Oct 10, 2018
    A common struggle across institutions is balancing speed and thoroughness in performing security reviews of third-party software. In an effort to address this, the Big Ten Academic Alliance Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) recently joined forces and developed an innovative approach to increase transparency and collaboration.
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