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  • CIC Director Allen Expounds the Mutual Benefits of UNL-CIC Partnership

    Jul 01, 2011
    CIC Director, Barb Allen shares her views on the how the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's membership in the CIC is mutually beneficial in this Omaha World-Herald article. "What struck me most about my communications with UNL this past year is the institution’s...
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  • Nebraska Governor's Proclamation

    Jul 01, 2011
    Governor Dave Heineman issued a proclamation that July 1, 2011 is officially "Big Red in the Big Ten Day"....
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  • CIC Membership "A New Era of Academic Achievement for UNL"

    Jul 01, 2011
    Omaha World-Herald article focuses on the many academic advantages of the University of Nebraska's Big Ten/CIC membership....
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  • UNL a natural fit for the CIC

    Jul 01, 2011
    A June 30, 2011 article in Scarlett, the UNL Faculty and Staff new source, proclaims that University of Nebraska-Lincoln is entering a new era of opportunity with it's move into the Big Ten and CIC. UNL Chancellor, Harvey Perlman states,“This...
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  • Penn State eagerly awaits UNL's entrance into the BigTen/CIC

    Jun 30, 2011
    This Penn State Live article expounds upon the many benefits of the University of Nebraska joining the BigTen and the CIC. "We are very excited to welcome a new academic and athletic partner in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln," said Penn State...
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  • Article Explores the Many Benefits of UNL Joining the Big Ten/CIC

    Jun 28, 2011
    This in-depth Layette Journal & Courier article delves into the many benefits of the University of Nebraska entrance into the Big Ten and the CIC. "In order to do first-class research, we want to live in a neighborhood that helps...
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  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation Initiates a Shared Print Repository

    Jun 22, 2011
    Collectively, the thirteen member libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) hold some 85 million print volumes, the overwhelming majority being held multiple times across our campuses. To better steward library resources, the CIC Library Directors have made a...
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  • 25th Season of Summer Research Opportunities Program Underway

    Jun 06, 2011
    The 25th cohort of students participating in the CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program are headed to or getting settled on campuses across the consortium this month. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who...
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  • May CIC eNewsletter Now Available

    May 05, 2011
    Intensive collaborative research efforts, enhanced international partnerships, an update on the ongoing Google Book scanning project, and the upcoming addition of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to the CIC membership roster are among the headlines in the latest CIC eNewsletter. The...
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  • Big Ten/CIC Head Injury Summit Examines Traumatic Brain Injury Research

    May 04, 2011
    The Big Ten Conference, in conjunction with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), served as host for the Big Ten/CIC Head Injury Summit on April 30 and May 1 in Park Ridge, Ill. Representatives from each of the Big Ten...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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