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  • Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Foreign Language Education at CIC Universities

    Apr 14, 2011
    The federal budget plan expected to be approved by Congress this week would make deep cuts in international and foreign language programs at CIC universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported today that the reductions to two programs authorized under...
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  • CLI Conference Will Focus on Print Storage Strategies

    Apr 13, 2011
    The challenge of stewarding legacy print collections in the digitization era will be the center of discussion at the upcoming CIC Center for Library Initiatives Conference "What's In Store? Collaborative Strategies for Managing CIC Print Collections." The conference will take...
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  • CIC Delegation Heads to India For International Higher Ed Conference

    Apr 08, 2011
    A delegation of CIC staff led by Director Barbara McFadden Allen will participate in the upcoming Fourth Global Meeting of Associations of Universities in New Dehli. The conference, "Internationalization of Higher Education: New Players, New Approaches" opens April 11 and...
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  • CASIC Summit Builds Momentum for Collaborative Research in International Competitiveness

    Apr 04, 2011
    The newly launched CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) gained momentum towards its goal to bring CIC faculty together under a collaborative research umbrella during its successful research summit on April 1-2. More than 90 people attended...
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  • UNL Athletic Director Tom Osborne Touts CIC in Chicago Tribune Q & A

    Mar 31, 2011
    In a Chicago Tribune article published March 31, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Director Tom Osborne touted the academic benefits of being a member of the Big Ten Conference. UNL will become an official member of the Big Ten and the...
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  • Six CIC Libraries To Begin Pilot Program with Corsotial Borrowing Software Relais D2D

    Mar 31, 2011
    Six CIC libraries have agreed to proceed with a pilot of Relais D2D, a next-generation software platform for consortial borrowing. The University of Chicago; University of Iowa; University of Michigan; Michigan State University; Northwestern University; and Pennsylvania State University will implement Relais...
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  • "Master Plan for Higher Education in the Midwest" Calls for Increased Collaboration

    Mar 31, 2011
    The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report, "A Master Plan for Higher Education in the Midwest: A Roadmap to the Future of the Nation’s Heartland," at a March 31 program co-sponsored by the CIC. The complete report is now available for...
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  • Champaign News-Gazette Spotlights Upcoming CASIC Research Summit

    Mar 23, 2011
    The Champaign News-Gazette featured the upcoming Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) Research Summit in its March 23 editions. The article, "UI leads global interdisciplinary project" highlights University of Illinois business professor Joseph Cheng's efforts to develop the...
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  • CIC-Google Scanning Continues After Google Lawsuit Settlement Rejected

    Mar 22, 2011
    Judge Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a long-awaited ruling Tuesday afternoon, rejecting a proposed settlement between Google and the plaintiffs (publishers and authors) in the Google Books lawsuit. It is the...
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  • Kellogg Faculty Member Highlights CIC in New Book

    Mar 18, 2011
    The CIC's ability to measure its impact resulted in closer ties with its members, reports Northwestern University Kellogg School of Business faculty member Jason Saul in his new book, "The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by Selling Your Impact,"...
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  • UNL Chancellor: CIC Membership a Challenge, Opportunity

    Mar 18, 2011
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey S. Perlman challenged the institution's faculty to make the most out of the opportunities provided by UNL's pending entry into the CIC, the Lincoln Journal Star reported in its March 18 editions. Perlman gave an...
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  • Nine SROP Students Recognized with Exemplary Summer Research Citation

    Mar 16, 2011
    Nine students who participated in the 2010 Summer Research Opportunities Program have received citations honoring their scholarship. The Exemplary Summer Research Citation is a new award based on a strategic partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), participating SROP...
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  • CIC, Chicago Council on Global Affairs Examine Midwest Higher Education in the Global Economy

    Mar 11, 2011
    Dr. James J. Duderstadt, president emeritus of the University of Michigan, will present his ideas for a "master plan for higher education in the Midwest" at the Global Midwest Program on March 31 in Chicago. The Global Midwest Program is co-sponsored by the Chicago...
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  • April Summit Promotes Collaborative Research on International Competitiveness

    Mar 09, 2011
    Seats Are Available for April 1-2 Event in Chicagoland A new collaborative center aiming to provide research leadership in the study of complex international competitiveness issues is hosting a summit with a unique goal – to promote large-scale, team-based interdisciplinary...
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  • Illinois Implements Wireless Service; Technology Will Ease Collaboration

    Mar 04, 2011
    The University of Illinois has become the first CIC institution and the twelveth university in the nation to implement eduroam, a secure wireless network which allows guest users to log in with their ID and password from their home institution....
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    • Technology Collaboration
  • CIC Staff Receive Warm Reception By UNL

    Mar 01, 2011
    A CIC delegation enjoyed a warm welcome from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Monday as it visited the campus for the first time. UNL will become a member of the CIC on July 1, 2011, the same date it becomes...
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  • CIC Prepares for Nebraska Visit

    Feb 24, 2011
    Senior CIC staff will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next week as preparations continue to welcome UNL into the CIC on July 1. The upcoming visit was the focus of a Feb. 23 article in the Lincoln Journal Star. "It's...
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  • CIC/Google Million Volume Milestone Featured in the Media

    Feb 22, 2011
    The CIC/Google Books partnership has crossed a major milestone -- the scanning of the project's millionth volume -- and other project...
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  • Center for Library Initiatives February eNews Now Available

    Feb 14, 2011
    The latest edition of the bi-annual Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter is now available online. This issue features articles on CLI director Mark Sandler's reflections on shared storage; a photo gallery from the CLI's reception at the ALA conference in Washington,...
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  • ESPN.com Cites CIC as a "Positive" For UNL

    Feb 11, 2011
    The chatter around University of Nebraska-Lincoln joining the CIC and the Big Ten conference is ramping up as the date quickly approaches. In a blog discussion on ESPN.com, reporter Adam Rittenberg cites the CIC as a "positive" as UNL makes...
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