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  • From Bengali to Uzbek--CIC's CourseShare Program Opens the World of Less Commonly Taught Languages

    Aug 13, 2012
    CIC institutions have a long history of sharing faculty expertise by making specialized courses available to students from member universities. The CIC Deans of Arts and Sciences took this concept to another level through CourseShare, a program that capitalizes on...
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  • New University of Minnesota eBook combines technology and crowd-sourcing to share examples of successful classroom technology use across colleges, disciplines and campuses

    Jul 12, 2012
    Using 3D simulations to design clothing. Creating Web-based computer coaches to teach physics students new problem solving methods. Or deploying mobile technology to help public health professionals respond to disasters. These are three of many success stories from University of...
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  • Indiana University Names 2012-2013 CIC Academic Leadership Fellows

    Jul 10, 2012
    Four Indiana University Bloomington faculty members have been selected to take part in the Academic Leadership Program, an intensive experience that develops the leadership and managerial skills of faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and academic promise. Academic Leadership Program...
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  • The CIC Explores Collaborative Strategies for Developing Geospatial Services

    Jul 09, 2012
    The 2012 CIC Center for Library Initiatives Conference focused on the challenges and opportunities of building robust infrastructure to support the wide variety of campus needs for spatial representation of information. The conference explored the current state-of-play within the CIC,...
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  • July CIC eNewsletter Now Available

    Jul 09, 2012
    It's been a busy time at the CIC! By working together on our aligned interests, the collective voice of the CIC influenced policy, furthered the conversation on global higher education needs, and accelerated research in the humanities and sciences. Explore...
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  • CIC awarded Mellon grant for "Enhancing the Midwest Knowledge Ecosystem" Project

    Jul 02, 2012
    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $109,000 planning grant to the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) to explore areas of common ground and the potential for collaboration between the two...
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  • CIC's UBorrow wins The Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative's 2012 Innovation Award

    Jun 20, 2012
    CIC partners develop innovative technical solution to improve consortial borrowing for users The Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative has announced that the winner of the Rethinking Resource Sharing (RRS) 2012 Innovation Award is UBorrow, a project of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation....
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  • Big Ten/CIC and the Ivy League Announce Research Collaboration to Study Head Injuries in Sports

    Jun 19, 2012
    World-class academic and research institutions agree to coordinate ongoing efforts to address head injuries in athletics, including concussions The Big Ten Conference and the Ivy League, in conjunction with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), have announced plans to engage...
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  • More From CIC's Digital Humanities Summit

    May 18, 2012
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation hosted the first Digital Humanities Summit in Lincoln from April 19-20, 2012. A key strategy of the CIC Digital Humanities Initiative is forming a stronger CIC faculty community and networks...
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  • In The News: CIC/Big Ten Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration

    May 17, 2012
    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney spoke further about the CIC/Big Ten TBI Research Collaboration this week. As covered by ESPN, Commissioner Delaney talked about the impact of the collaboration: "In addition to trying to work with the NFL and NCAA...
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  • World Leaders in Higher Education, Government, and Industry Converge at the 5th Global University Summit

    May 01, 2012
    Over 230 attendees, including Presidents, Rectors, Chancellors, Vice-Chancellors, and representatives of 85 leading educational and research institutions from 35 countries, as well as government and private sector leaders from all over the world participated in the 5th Global University Summit...
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  • CIC 2010-2011 Annual Report Now Available Online

    Mar 14, 2012
    CIC Annual Report 2010-11: Leveraging Impact is an overview of the important and cutting-edge collaborative efforts of the CIC and its member universities during 2010-2011. CIC Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen, and CIC Chair Kim Wilcox, Provost and Vice President...
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  • 2012 Khorana Scholars Announced

    Mar 07, 2012
    The Khorana Scholars Program honors the science and spirit of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 while a member of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Biochemistry faculty. Started at Wisconsin in 2007, the Khorana Program is...
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  • First CIC Digital Humanities Summit Set for April 19-20, 2012

    Mar 05, 2012
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation will be hosting the first Digital Humanities Summit in Lincoln from April 19-20, 2012. A key strategy of the CIC Digital Humanities Initiative is forming a stronger CIC faculty community...
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  • CIC Co-Sponsors Conference: Transitioning to Faculty Life: A Conference for PostDocs Underrepresented in STEM

    Mar 01, 2012
    CIC member campuses are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty. The goal of the Transitioning to Faculty Life conference is to provide Postdoctoral Scholars from groups historically underrepresented in Engineering and Natural Sciences the opportunity to network and access...
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  • CIC Tech Leaders Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

    Feb 27, 2012
    The Chronicle of Higher Education's Special Report on "Rebooting the Academy: 12 Tech Innovators Who Are Transforming Campuses" profiles two CIC tech leaders who are transforming higher education. THE INNOVATOR: Bradley C. Wheeler, Indiana University THE BIG IDEA: Encourage colleges...
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  • CIC's OmniPoP Network Links Physicists with the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

    Feb 24, 2012
    Particle physicists from five CIC universities (University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, University of Michigan, and Michigan State University) that are part of the consortium collaborating on the ATLAS experiment, maximized their grant funding to share...
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  • CIC Co-Hosts 5th Global University Summit

    Feb 23, 2012
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be hosting the 5th Global University Summit in Chicago from April 29 to May 1, 2012. Held in parallel with the G8 Summit, the Global University Summit...
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  • Feeling Blue? Need Some Coffee? There's an App for That

    Feb 14, 2012
    In addition to playing Angry Birds or scanning for the latest update on the game, you can now turn to your smartphone or tablet to help you manage your health. Researchers across CIC universities are bringing the benefits of their...
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  • CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Awards Announced

    Feb 03, 2012
    0 0 1 15 89 CIC 1 1 103 14.0 The CIC is proud to announce this year's CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship awardees. Fellowships are offered by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for graduate...
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