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  • CIC's CLI Staff to Present at Charleston Conference

    Oct 31, 2013
    Staff from the CIC's Center for Library Initiatives will be presenting at the 33rd Annual Charleston Conference in November 2013.
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  • Impact of Midwest Research Far-Reaching: Federal Cuts Will Be Felt as Far Away as California and New Hampshire

    Oct 28, 2013
    In an effort to assess the social and economic impact of academic research, the CIC is leading a groundbreaking effort to build and provide a data platform for large-scale systematic analysis of the infrastructure and outcomes of university-based science.
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  • CIC Faculty Win Nobel Prize in Economics

    Oct 14, 2013
    Eugene F. Fama, the Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Lars Peter Hansen, the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their work in the empirical analysis of asset prices.
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  • CIC Collaboration Awarded NSF-AGEP Transformation Funding

    Oct 01, 2013
    The National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate program (AGEP) has granted Transformation awards to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for $1,071,760 (Award #: 1309028) and to Purdue University for $345,740 (Award #: 1309173) to support the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI).
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  • CIC and Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship Accepting Applications

    Sep 25, 2013
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Committee on Institutional Cooperation and Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship Program.
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  • Connections, Collaborations, and Opportunities Abound for New CIC Member University

    Sep 05, 2013
    Access to library resources, leadership development programs, and increased Study Abroad opportunities are some of the early benefits to membership in the CIC, as outlined in a recent article in the University of Maryland's student newspaper, The Diamondback.
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  • University of Maryland Report Highlights CIC Opportunities

    Aug 26, 2013
    The recent Report of the President's Commission on UMD and Big Ten/CIC Integration released by the University of Maryland described the CIC as akin to a " 'super university' in its broad array of offerings," and noting opportunities in research, education, and administrative efficiencies.
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  • CIC's Barbara McFadden Allen on "The Inter-Institutional Approach to Massive Open Online Education"

    Jul 31, 2013
    Continuing the conversation that emerged from the CIC position paper CIC Online Learning Collaboration: A Vision and Framework, CIC Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen, expands on The Inter-Institutional Approach to Massive Online Open Education in an interview in The EvoLLLution.
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  • Big Ten/CIC and Ivy League Host Head Injury Summit

    Jul 29, 2013
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  • Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter now available

    Jul 15, 2013
    The CLI July 2013 eNews includes Mark Sandler's musings, an update on the Shared Print Repository, background on the HathiTrust amicus filing, and scenes from the 2013 CLI Conference and ALA Member Reception.
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  • CIC eNewsletter Now Available

    Jul 01, 2013
    The July 2013 of the CIC eNews is now online.
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  • University of Maryland and Rutgers University Officially Become Members of the CIC

    Jul 01, 2013
    The University of Maryland and Rutgers University have become members of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, effective July 1, 2013.
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  • CIC Releases Report on Online Learning Collaboration

    Jun 19, 2013
    An ad hoc committee of Provosts of CIC universities have released a position paper on online education that puts the focus squarely on the fundamental academic values and pedagogical principles that need to be infused in emerging instructional technologies.
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  • UNL's Athletic Director--"Committee on Institutional Cooperation a Big Asset"

    May 20, 2013
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Director of Athletics, Shawn Eichorst recently visited CIC headquarters with UNL's Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Ellen Weissinger.
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  • CIC in the News: The NJ Star-Ledger on the Advantages of Membership

    May 08, 2013
    As outlined in a recent Star-Ledger article, Rutgers University students, faculty, and staff are poised to maximize their place as one of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's newest members.
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  • The Benefits of Membership: The Washington Post Focuses on University of Maryland's Entrance into the CIC

    May 07, 2013
    As outlined in The Washington Post, University of Maryland students, faculty, and staff are poised to reap the benefits of joining the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
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  • Research Matters: UMD Talk Show Focuses on the CIC

    Apr 25, 2013
    CIC Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen, joined UMD's Senior Vice President and Provost, Mary Ann Rankin, along with UMD Dean of Libraries, Patricia Steele, to talk about the many opportunities for collaboration between UMD and the member universities of the CIC.
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  • Karen Hanson Named Chair of CIC

    Apr 18, 2013
    Karen Hanson, the University of Minnesota’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, has been named Chair of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
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  • Insight and Expertise at CIC's ALP Spring Seminar

    Apr 10, 2013
    With a focus on "Money Management and Strategies in Higher Education," the CIC ALP Spring Seminar was held at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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  • Out-of-Copyright but No Longer Out-of-SIght

    Mar 28, 2013
    OSU Libraries have begun sending their collection's out-of-print books to the Google Books Library Project for scanning.
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