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  • Indiana Student Newspaper Article Puts the CIC in the Spotlight

    Oct 25, 2010
    Through interviews with several Indiana University administrators, the Indiana Daily Student describes the role of the CIC in an article published Oct. 21. The article introduces the CIC as the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University...
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  • Chronicle Blog Post Hails HathiTrust for Research, Mentions CIC

    Oct 15, 2010
    A recent blog post (10/12) on the Chronicle of Higher Education website details one faculty researcher's experience using the HathiTrust, the shared digital repository co-founded by the CIC members, as well as the University of Michigan's Mirlyn library catalog. Blogger...
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  • 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Kicks Off in Madison

    Oct 14, 2010
    The 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Fellows will convene for the program's first seminar Oct. 14-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Fluno Center For Executive Education. The CIC’s signature professional development opportunity, ALP consists of three intensive three-day seminars which rotate...
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  • CIC Doctoral Directory Advances Diversity

    Oct 11, 2010
    The CIC invites all doctoral recipients from CIC universities who are members of underrepresented minority groups to enroll in the CIC Doctoral Directory. The Doctoral Directory is a searchable online database that is available to the public via the CIC...
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  • CIC to Co-Sponsor 2010 Globalization and the Midwest Conference

    Oct 06, 2010
    The third annual Globalization and the Midwest Conference, "Financing the Midwest Energy Transition: Innovation and Infrastructure," will examine the financial challenges and opportunities posed by the global energy transition, with a focus on the Midwest. The conference, co-sponsored by the...
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  • CIC Universities Among Leaders in Total Research Expenditures, NSF Survey Says

    Oct 04, 2010
    The National Science Foundation Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, released in late September, reveals that CIC institutions are among the top in the nation in academic research and development spending in science and engineering fields...
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  • ALP to get Underway Oct. 14

    Oct 01, 2010
    http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/faculty_staff_news/2010/100930_CIC-Fellows.html...
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  • UNL's Digital Humanities Content Awaits Entry into HathiTrust

    Sep 30, 2010
    An in-depth archive of documents related to poet Walt Whitman are among the treasures owned and housed in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, but it could soon have a wider audience of students and...
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  • Pundit Takes the "Mystery" Out of Academic Aspect of Big Ten Membership

    Sep 28, 2010
    A sports columnist for The (Champaign-Urbana) News-Gazette tried to take the "mystery" out of the "academic aspect" of the University of Nebraska-Lincon's future move to the Big Ten athletic conference in a column on Sunday, Sept. 26. Loren Tate spoke...
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  • All CIC Universities Included in List of World's Top 200 Universities

    Sep 17, 2010
    All 12 CIC member universities were ranked in the top 160 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released Thursday, demonstrating their excellence not only nationally, but globally. No CIC university ranked lower than 156. University of Chicago (12),...
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  • Center for Library Initiatives A Partner on Cross-Consortial Grant Award

    Sep 10, 2010
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation is one of four partners on a National Leadership Collaborative Planning Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will fund the beginning of a national conversation that may lead to the development...
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  • Penn State Lauds Benefits of CIC Membership

    Sep 07, 2010
    Virtually everyone at Pennsylvania State University "has reaped the benefits of membership" in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, said Rod Erickson, Penn State's executive vice president and provost in an article published Sept. 3 by Penn State's news arm. The...
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  • CIC Announces Staff Promotions

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation is pleased to announce the promotions of three staff members. Kim Armstrong has been promoted to Deputy Director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, Amber Marks has been promoted to Associate Director, and Galen...
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  • New Report Analyzes Study Abroad Trends Across CIC

    Aug 12, 2010
    Study abroad programs are immensely popular throughout the consortium. A new CIC report shows several trends in study abroad enrollment over the years 2006-08. The report analyzes data from the Open Doors Survey, administered annually by the Institute of International...
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  • CIC Launches Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness

    Aug 09, 2010
    Champaign, Ill. (Aug. 9) -- The CIC has launched its first large-scale collaborative research effort across the consortium. The multi-university, cross-disciplinary Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) will provide research leadership in the study of complex international competitiveness issues that have both scholarly...
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  • CIC-UNL Timeline, FAQ Posted

    Aug 02, 2010
    On June 17, the CIC extended an invitation of membership to the University of Nebaska-Lincoln, which was accepted. UNL will enter the CIC on July 1, 2011, the same date as it becomes a full member of the Big Ten...
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  • Undergraduate Researchers Convene at OSU For 24th Annual CIC SROP Conference

    Jul 21, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio – Ohio State University will host 450 students from colleges and universities nationwide for the 24th annual CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Research Conference on July 23-25, 2010. Sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), SROP...
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    • Student Opportunities
  • Daily Illini Examines the CIC's Role in Digitization at the University of Illinois

    Jul 20, 2010
    The Daily Illini, the student newspaper at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, on July 15 published an in-depth article spotlighting digitization efforts at the University of Illinois library and the CIC's role in those efforts. The University of Illinois...
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  • Nebraska Administrators Visit CIC, Interviewed By Local Press

    Jul 01, 2010
    Two senior-level administrators from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln visited the Champaign, Ill., offices of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation on June 30 to lay the groundwork for UNL's 2011 admission into the consortium. Ellen Weissinger, Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for...
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  • CIC Staff Serve as Panelists at Major Conferences

    Jun 30, 2010
    Two CIC staff members recently participated in panels at major conferences. Mark Sandler, director of the CIC's Center for Library Initiatives (CLI), was on a distinguished panel of experts discussing the proposed Google Book Search settlement on June 26 at...
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