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  • IU Provost Hanson's Essay Featured on Inside Higher Education

    Jan 04, 2011
    An essay discussing international affairs and universities written by Karen Hanson, Provost of the Bloomington campus and Executive Vice President of Indiana University, was featured Jan. 3 on the Inside Higher Education website. Hanson's essay was a response to a...
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  • December CIC eNewsletter Asks: What is Your CIC Story?

    Dec 15, 2010
    The December CIC eNewsletter features articles on a groundbreaking new collaboration between three CIC member libraries, shows how the CIC is a national leader in the area of language education funding, and reflects on how CIC members have fared in...
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  • CIC's Armstrong to Speak at Wiley-Blackwell Executive Seminar

    Dec 09, 2010
    Kim Armstrong, deputy director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, will be a featured speaker at the Wiley-Blackwell Executive Seminar: New Business Models and Opportunities in Scholarly Publishing on Friday, Dec. 10, at the National Press Club in Washington....
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  • University of Nebraska President Emphasizes Benefits of Joining CIC

    Dec 02, 2010
    A Nebraska newspaper reported in its Dec. 1 edition that University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken made public remarks that stating that this may be one of the "great periods" in the history of the University of Nebraska, and cited the...
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  • CIC Highlighted in Online Essay on "Internationalization" of Higher Ed

    Nov 30, 2010
    In a recent essay posted on the Global Higher Ed blog, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Kris Olds addresses the issue of how associations of universities can better navigate the emerging global higher education and research landscape, and cites the Committee...
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  • Students: CIC/Smithsonian Fellowship Applications Now Available

    Nov 18, 2010
    A groundbreaking partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution will enable six CIC students to serve one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $30,000. All fields of...
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  • Call for Applications: Summer Faculty Workshop on Race and Ethnicity

    Nov 11, 2010
    Michigan State University, together with the CIC, is sponsoring a summer workshop for mid-career faculty members at CIC institutions engaged in research on race and ethnicity in the United States. The MSU-CIC Mid-Career Faculty Workshop on Race and Ethnicity: Making...
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  • SROP 2011 Application Now Open

    Nov 11, 2010
    The online application for the 25th edition of the Summer Research Opportunities Program is now open for potential applicants. SROP is a gateway to graduate education at CIC universities. It helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors...
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  • Faculty: Learn About CourseShare During Nov. 10 Webinar

    Nov 04, 2010
    The CIC will present two webinars for faculty interested in learning more about CourseShare, the CIC's distance learning initiative, on Wednesday Nov. 10. To provide more opportunities for faculty to join us, the webinars will take place at either 9:00am...
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  • Northwestern Student Newspaper Highlights Digitization at NU

    Nov 03, 2010
    Northwestern University's student newspaper featured the University Library's participation in the Google digitization project in its article "Library books to go digital" published Nov. 1. The Daily Northwestern story mentions the CIC's partnership with Google and what it means for...
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  • Identity Management Projects Featured at Internet2 Fall Meeting

    Nov 02, 2010
    Two CIC Identity Management projects, InCommon Silver and Federating Wireless, are getting national recognition at the Internet2 Fall Member Meeting taking place this week in Atlanta. "InCommon Silver – Three Perspectives" will feature Jerry Mihaly (Penn State University), Christine Pruess...
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  • Vision Continues to Gain Momentum as HathiTrust Grows

    Oct 26, 2010
    Another university has joined forces with HathiTrust, and the shared digital repository that was co-founded by the CIC continues to gain momentum. The Utah Statesman, the student newspaper of Utah State University, reported in its Friday, Oct. 21 editions that...
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  • Indiana Student Newspaper Article Puts the CIC in the Spotlight

    Oct 25, 2010
    Through interviews with several Indiana University administrators, the Indiana Daily Student describes the role of the CIC in an article published Oct. 21. The article introduces the CIC as the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University...
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  • Chronicle Blog Post Hails HathiTrust for Research, Mentions CIC

    Oct 15, 2010
    A recent blog post (10/12) on the Chronicle of Higher Education website details one faculty researcher's experience using the HathiTrust, the shared digital repository co-founded by the CIC members, as well as the University of Michigan's Mirlyn library catalog. Blogger...
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  • 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Kicks Off in Madison

    Oct 14, 2010
    The 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Fellows will convene for the program's first seminar Oct. 14-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Fluno Center For Executive Education. The CIC’s signature professional development opportunity, ALP consists of three intensive three-day seminars which rotate...
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  • CIC Doctoral Directory Advances Diversity

    Oct 11, 2010
    The CIC invites all doctoral recipients from CIC universities who are members of underrepresented minority groups to enroll in the CIC Doctoral Directory. The Doctoral Directory is a searchable online database that is available to the public via the CIC...
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  • CIC to Co-Sponsor 2010 Globalization and the Midwest Conference

    Oct 06, 2010
    The third annual Globalization and the Midwest Conference, "Financing the Midwest Energy Transition: Innovation and Infrastructure," will examine the financial challenges and opportunities posed by the global energy transition, with a focus on the Midwest. The conference, co-sponsored by the...
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  • CIC Universities Among Leaders in Total Research Expenditures, NSF Survey Says

    Oct 04, 2010
    The National Science Foundation Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, released in late September, reveals that CIC institutions are among the top in the nation in academic research and development spending in science and engineering fields...
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  • ALP to get Underway Oct. 14

    Oct 01, 2010
    http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/faculty_staff_news/2010/100930_CIC-Fellows.html...
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  • UNL's Digital Humanities Content Awaits Entry into HathiTrust

    Sep 30, 2010
    An in-depth archive of documents related to poet Walt Whitman are among the treasures owned and housed in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, but it could soon have a wider audience of students and...
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