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  • Champaign News-Gazette Spotlights Upcoming CASIC Research Summit

    Mar 23, 2011
    The Champaign News-Gazette featured the upcoming Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) Research Summit in its March 23 editions. The article, "UI leads global interdisciplinary project" highlights University of Illinois business professor Joseph Cheng's efforts to develop the...
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  • CIC-Google Scanning Continues After Google Lawsuit Settlement Rejected

    Mar 22, 2011
    Judge Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a long-awaited ruling Tuesday afternoon, rejecting a proposed settlement between Google and the plaintiffs (publishers and authors) in the Google Books lawsuit. It is the...
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  • Kellogg Faculty Member Highlights CIC in New Book

    Mar 18, 2011
    The CIC's ability to measure its impact resulted in closer ties with its members, reports Northwestern University Kellogg School of Business faculty member Jason Saul in his new book, "The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by Selling Your Impact,"...
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  • UNL Chancellor: CIC Membership a Challenge, Opportunity

    Mar 18, 2011
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey S. Perlman challenged the institution's faculty to make the most out of the opportunities provided by UNL's pending entry into the CIC, the Lincoln Journal Star reported in its March 18 editions. Perlman gave an...
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  • Nine SROP Students Recognized with Exemplary Summer Research Citation

    Mar 16, 2011
    Nine students who participated in the 2010 Summer Research Opportunities Program have received citations honoring their scholarship. The Exemplary Summer Research Citation is a new award based on a strategic partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), participating SROP...
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  • CIC, Chicago Council on Global Affairs Examine Midwest Higher Education in the Global Economy

    Mar 11, 2011
    Dr. James J. Duderstadt, president emeritus of the University of Michigan, will present his ideas for a "master plan for higher education in the Midwest" at the Global Midwest Program on March 31 in Chicago. The Global Midwest Program is co-sponsored by the Chicago...
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  • April Summit Promotes Collaborative Research on International Competitiveness

    Mar 09, 2011
    Seats Are Available for April 1-2 Event in Chicagoland A new collaborative center aiming to provide research leadership in the study of complex international competitiveness issues is hosting a summit with a unique goal – to promote large-scale, team-based interdisciplinary...
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  • Illinois Implements Wireless Service; Technology Will Ease Collaboration

    Mar 04, 2011
    The University of Illinois has become the first CIC institution and the twelveth university in the nation to implement eduroam, a secure wireless network which allows guest users to log in with their ID and password from their home institution....
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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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