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  • CIC Staff Receive Warm Reception By UNL

    Mar 01, 2011
    A CIC delegation enjoyed a warm welcome from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Monday as it visited the campus for the first time. UNL will become a member of the CIC on July 1, 2011, the same date it becomes...
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  • CIC Prepares for Nebraska Visit

    Feb 24, 2011
    Senior CIC staff will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next week as preparations continue to welcome UNL into the CIC on July 1. The upcoming visit was the focus of a Feb. 23 article in the Lincoln Journal Star. "It's...
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  • CIC/Google Million Volume Milestone Featured in the Media

    Feb 22, 2011
    The CIC/Google Books partnership has crossed a major milestone -- the scanning of the project's millionth volume -- and other project...
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  • Center for Library Initiatives February eNews Now Available

    Feb 14, 2011
    The latest edition of the bi-annual Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter is now available online. This issue features articles on CLI director Mark Sandler's reflections on shared storage; a photo gallery from the CLI's reception at the ALA conference in Washington,...
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  • ESPN.com Cites CIC as a "Positive" For UNL

    Feb 11, 2011
    The chatter around University of Nebraska-Lincoln joining the CIC and the Big Ten conference is ramping up as the date quickly approaches. In a blog discussion on ESPN.com, reporter Adam Rittenberg cites the CIC as a "positive" as UNL makes...
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  • CIC/Google Celebrate Major Milestone: A Million Digitized Volumes

    Feb 04, 2011
    The CIC is proud to announce an important milestone: Google has digitized and returned a million volumes from CIC member libraries. The milestone was noted with a Feb. 4 article posted on the "Inside Google Books" blog, authored by Kim...
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  • Call for Papers: Asian American Movement Activism

    Jan 28, 2011
    The University of Michigan Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, in conjunction with co-sponsoring units at Michigan and support from the CIC and the Asian American Studies Program of Ohio State University, invites applications from students for travel grants to present...
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  • CIC/Smithsonian Fellowship Awards Announced

    Jan 28, 2011
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation is proud to announce the first class of CIC/Smithsonian fellowship awardees. This groundbreaking partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution has enabled five CIC students to serve one-year fellowships to support...
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  • President Obama, CIC's CASIC Focus on Competitiveness

    Jan 26, 2011
    International economic competitiveness was a major focus of President Obama's State of the Union address on Jan. 25. The topic was timely, as the CIC and the Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) prepare for its research summit...
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  • SROP Featured in Campus Media; Application Closes Feb. 10

    Jan 25, 2011
    Two campuses that participate in CIC SROP have featured the program in online campus media in the past year. The University of Iowa and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign published online articles highlighting different aspects of CIC SROP. Most...
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  • CIC Members Have Clout in Social Media

    Jan 24, 2011
    According to Klout, a popular social media analytics service, three CIC members rank among the nation's top 10 most influential colleges on Twitter. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota, and Indiana University were ranked No. 4, No. 9, and...
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  • CIC 2009-10 Annual Highlights Now Available Online

    Jan 07, 2011
    A look back at the CIC's achievements of the 2009-10 academic year is now online. The document "Illuminating the Present, Shaping the Future" reflects on the CIC's impact and highlights of its efforts in multiple areas. It is designed to...
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  • Ten CIC Members Rank Highly in Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges

    Jan 05, 2011
    Every public member institution of the CIC was ranked in Kiplinger's Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2011, released on Jan. 5. All 10 CIC public universities were ranked in the top 70 of the magazine's 100 best...
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  • IU Provost Hanson's Essay Featured on Inside Higher Education

    Jan 04, 2011
    An essay discussing international affairs and universities written by Karen Hanson, Provost of the Bloomington campus and Executive Vice President of Indiana University, was featured Jan. 3 on the Inside Higher Education website. Hanson's essay was a response to a...
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  • December CIC eNewsletter Asks: What is Your CIC Story?

    Dec 15, 2010
    The December CIC eNewsletter features articles on a groundbreaking new collaboration between three CIC member libraries, shows how the CIC is a national leader in the area of language education funding, and reflects on how CIC members have fared in...
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  • CIC's Armstrong to Speak at Wiley-Blackwell Executive Seminar

    Dec 09, 2010
    Kim Armstrong, deputy director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, will be a featured speaker at the Wiley-Blackwell Executive Seminar: New Business Models and Opportunities in Scholarly Publishing on Friday, Dec. 10, at the National Press Club in Washington....
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  • University of Nebraska President Emphasizes Benefits of Joining CIC

    Dec 02, 2010
    A Nebraska newspaper reported in its Dec. 1 edition that University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken made public remarks that stating that this may be one of the "great periods" in the history of the University of Nebraska, and cited the...
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  • CIC Highlighted in Online Essay on "Internationalization" of Higher Ed

    Nov 30, 2010
    In a recent essay posted on the Global Higher Ed blog, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Kris Olds addresses the issue of how associations of universities can better navigate the emerging global higher education and research landscape, and cites the Committee...
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  • Students: CIC/Smithsonian Fellowship Applications Now Available

    Nov 18, 2010
    A groundbreaking partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution will enable six CIC students to serve one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $30,000. All fields of...
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  • Call for Applications: Summer Faculty Workshop on Race and Ethnicity

    Nov 11, 2010
    Michigan State University, together with the CIC, is sponsoring a summer workshop for mid-career faculty members at CIC institutions engaged in research on race and ethnicity in the United States. The MSU-CIC Mid-Career Faculty Workshop on Race and Ethnicity: Making...
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