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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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  • History, Impact, Influence: CIC Featured in Indiana University Alumni Association's Magazine

    Jan 24, 2012
    Indiana University's Alumni Association magazine recently featured an excellent article highlighting the history and important work of the CIC. With a short explanation of the origins of the consortium, the article highlights the member university's research power and how the...
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  • CIC's Center for Library Initiatives January 2012 Newsletter Available

    Jan 12, 2012
    There is a lot happening around the CLI on key issues such as scholarly communication, shared storage, and digital humanities. For more on these topics and an update on this spring's CIC Library Conference, plus Mark Sandler's take on how...
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  • BTN Debuts New Series ‘Impact the World’

    Jan 06, 2012
    The B1G Ten Network will debut a powerful new original series called Impact the World, which shifts the focus from the playing field to the world stage, where Big Ten universities continue to make their presence known. Impact debuts at...
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  • Benefits of Membership: UN-L and CIC Enriched by Collaboration

    Jan 03, 2012
    Although it's only been six months since University of Nebraska-Lincoln joined the CIC, the benefits of the relationship have proven to be exponential for all parties involved. As noted in a recent Omaha World-Herald article, UN-L is "attracting higher-quality candidates...
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  • Panels, Sessions, and Networking: The CIC at the 2012 MLA Conference

    Dec 23, 2011
    The Modern Language Association's Annual Meeting is upon us. Faculty from across the CIC will join their colleagues in Seattle to engage under this year's theme of “Language, Literature, Learning.” This Presidential Theme is explored in a featured panel with...
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  • CIC/Big 10 Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration

    Dec 22, 2011
    A joint effort of the CIC and the Big Ten Athletic Conference, the Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration aims to better understand the causes and effects of sport-related concussion and head injuries. Dennis L. Molfese, a professor at the University...
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  • CIC Global Collaborations: Working Together to Prepare Tomorrow’s Global Citizens and Scholars

    Dec 22, 2011
    The CIC Senior International Officers (SIOs), who are responsible for providing executive leadership in the global arena for the CIC universities, are working together to lead their universities to include a comprehensive international perspective that flows throughout all aspects of...
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  • CIC Leading the Field in Digital Humanities

    Dec 22, 2011
    At the intersection of technology and the humanities, it’s no surprise that CIC universities are providing national leadership to increase opportunities for researchers, enrich programs, accelerate innovation, and promote sustainability. With four CIC faculty being awarded NEH 2011 Digital Humanities...
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  • December CIC eNewsletter Now Available

    Dec 09, 2011
    In this newsletter, we explore the CIC's powerful and immediate impact on higher education and public policy. With articles on scholarly communication resources, bold leadership on digital humanities, an update on the important work in identity management, and an exploration...
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  • CIC International Collaborative Degree Programs on the Rise

    Nov 04, 2011
    A recent executive brief on Benchmarks and Trends for International Collaborative Degree Programs at CIC Universities highlights that 10 of the 13 CIC universities sponsor a total of 62 collaborative degrees. Of those, 38% are offered with Chinese universities, 11%...
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  • Indiana University and CIC Partner to Bring Next-Generation Networking to CIC Universities

    Nov 03, 2011
    The Midwest OpenFlow Crossroads Initiative (MOXI) will provide a new experimental network infrastructure based on OpenFlow technology to CIC member institutions in the Midwest. MOXI is a partnership of the Indiana University Global Research Network Operations Center (GlobalNOC) and the...
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  • 2011-2012 Academic Leadership Fellows named at Michigan and Iowa

    Nov 02, 2011
    Five University of Michigan faculty members have been named 2011-12 fellows in the Academic Leadership Program of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC). Established in 1989, the Academic Leadership Program helps faculty members who show exceptional ability and promise to...
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  • CIC Supports Association of Research Libraries' Statement on Future of Depository Program

    Oct 25, 2011
    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and its members have a long-standing participation in and support for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), a partnership between the US Government and libraries throughout the United States that ensures the public has...
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