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  • Presentation Gives Fresh Overview of the CIC

    Jun 08, 2010
    We invite you to watch this new presentation that gives a brief overview of the CIC. The presentation debuted at the semi-annual Members meeting June 7 as the CIC Provosts convened in Chicago.CIC Overview June 2010...
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  • Lincoln Journal Star, Columbia Daily Tribune Feature CIC

    May 26, 2010
    The Lincoln Journal Star is the latest mainstream media outlet to feature the CIC and interview director Barbara McFadden Allen. The Journal Star's article, published in its May 23 editions, examines the role of academics in the relationships between the...
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  • CIC Professionals Speak at Recent Conferences

    May 25, 2010
    Mark Sandler, Director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, and Amber Marks, Assistant Director for Course Sharing and Professional Development, were featured guest speakers at two recent conferences. Sandler was invited to speak at the recent 2010 Medical Library...
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    • Library Initiatives
  • Students Encouraged to Enroll in Virtual School Summer Courses

    May 24, 2010
    Graduate students and post-docs from across the CIC are strongly encouraged to enroll in summer courses offered by the Virtual School, which is preparing the next generation of scientists and engineers for research at the frontiers of petascale computing-enabled science...
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    • Student Opportunities
  • New University of Illinois President Cites CIC in Newspaper Q&A

    May 18, 2010
    Michael Hogan, the new president at the University of Illinois, extolled the value of the CIC to the Big Ten Conference members during a recent interview with The (Champaign-Urbana) News-Gazette. "The Committee on Institutional Cooperation ... brings together presidents and...
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  • Erickson, Allen featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

    May 18, 2010
    CIC Chair Rodney A. Erickson, executive vice president and provost of Pennsylvania State University, and Director Barbara McFadden Allen, were featured in a recent article printed in the May 16 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The article addresses the...
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  • Follow The CLI Conference on Twitter

    May 12, 2010
    The Center for Library Initiatives 2010 Conference, "Cranking Up the Volume: New Strategies for Broadcasting University Scholarship" gets underway on Thursday, May 13 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Registration is closed, but anyone can follow...
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    • Library Initiatives
  • Senior Research Officers Meet With DARPA

    May 06, 2010
    In late April, seven of the CIC Senior Research Officers met with high-level representatives of DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. Invited by DARPA Director Dr. Regina Duncan, the Senior Research Officers listened to a...
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  • CIC receives $15,000 grant from Procter & Gamble

    Apr 21, 2010
    Procter & Gamble Company recently made a generous grant to the CIC in support of its efforts to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. The $15,000 grant will be used to support activities...
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    • Student Opportunities
  • Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson To Deliver SROP Keynote

    Mar 18, 2010
    Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will deliver the keynote address at this summer's 24th annual Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) conference. The conference, hosted by Ohio State University, will take place July 23-25 in Columbus. Tyson, who is Harvard-educated and...
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  • WashingtonTimes.com Summarizes Collaboration in the CIC

    Mar 04, 2010
    A WashingtonTimes.com blog post dated March 3 shines a spotlight on the depth and intensity of collaboration in the CIC. "One of the things that make this organization so great is that it is a voluntary academic alliance, and the...
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  • Minnesota Daily Profiles the CIC

    Feb 26, 2010
    A profile of the CIC and the University of Minnesota's participation in the consortium appeared in the Feb. 24 edition of the Minnesota Daily, the campus student newspaper. The article provides an overview of the CIC's mission and efforts, including...
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  • Annual Leadership Development Event for Department Heads Kicks Off in Chicago

    Feb 24, 2010
    The CIC's annual leadership development event specifically created for department heads and chairs, the Department Executive Officers (DEO) Seminar, kicked off Thursday, Feb. 25 in Chicago. Now in its 13th year, the 2010 DEO Seminar attracted 57 participants, more than...
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    • Professional Development
  • Allen, CIC Featured in Business Officer Magazine

    Feb 24, 2010
    CIC strategic collaborations that save money and also achieve intangible benefits for its member universities are highlighted in the article "All For One, One For All" published in the February edition of Business Officer Magazine. Director Barbara McFadden Allen is...
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  • Journal Article Discusses Value of CIC Affiliation

    Feb 02, 2010
    An article in the most recent edition of the academic journal New Directions in Higher Education (Volume 2009 Issue 148, Pages 55 - 63) cites the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and its value to its member institutions, almost all of...
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  • New York Times Mentions CIC in Jan. 30 Article

    Feb 01, 2010
    An article in the Jan. 30 edition of the New York Times about the Big Ten Conference studying potential expansion plans included discussion of the role academics play in the Conference - and a mention of the Committee on Institutional...
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  • Be In The Know With CIC TechNews

    Jan 27, 2010
    Get the latest news, up-to-date progress reports and new developments on the many collaborative efforts of the CIC Chief Information Officers at the recently launched CIC TechNews. TechNews also will provide information on items of interest to to those who collaborate on technology...
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    • Technology Collaboration
  • Open Up Your Fall 2010 Course With CIC CourseShare

    Jan 27, 2010
    Faculty of specialized, low-enrollment courses are encouraged to consider opening such classes for the 2010-11 academic year to other CIC universities through the CourseShare program. Courses already on the fall docket include Classical Japanese and other less commonly taught languages,...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • CIC Featured in ¿Que Pasa, OSU? Magazine

    Jan 20, 2010
    An article in the Winter 2010 issue of ¿Que Pasa, OSU? magazine examines CIC programs and efforts that help Latino and other underrepresented minorities overcome barriers to success in higher education groups. The article, "Building a Community
: An Examination of...
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    • Academic Collaboration
  • CLI eNews Highlights Government Documents Project, eBooks Purchase and More

    Jan 12, 2010
    The January 2010 edition of the Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter is now available online. The CLI's biannual eNewsletter provides news and insight into the collaborative activities of the CIC libraries, from purchasing to mass digitization. This edition includes an...
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    • Library Initiatives