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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Names 2012-2013 CIC Academic Leadership Fellows

    Oct 22, 2012
    Five UI faculty members have been named 2012-13 fellows of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s Academic Leadership Program, an intensive experience that develops the leadership and managerial skills of faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and academic promise. Since 1989,...
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  • Favorable Ruling in HathiTrust Fair-Use Case a Big Win for CIC Universities

    Oct 11, 2012
    As a founding member of HathiTrust, a digital repository that provides secure access to an online library containing digitized versions of legacy print collections, the CIC welcomes the recent ruling in the fair-use suit as good news for libraries, scholars...
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  • CIC's "Gateway to Graduate Education" Portal Launches

    Oct 08, 2012
    Aspiring students now have a new tool to use when exploring graduate school opportunities. With the launch of the CIC's "Gateway to Graduate Education" portal, students can find information on CIC universities, links to university graduate admissions web sites, and...
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  • CIC Universities Again Ranked Amongst Best in the World

    Oct 04, 2012
    The 2012-13 edition of The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is out and CIC universities are again ranked amongst the best in the world. With thousands of universities across the globe under consideration, CIC member universities were heavily represented...
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  • Connect with CIC Universities at SACNAS 2012

    Oct 01, 2012
    The 2012 SACNAS National Conference "Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World" will take place in Seattle, Washington from Oct 11–14, 2012. Dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced...
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  • Access to Book Citation Index Expands in CIC Libraries

    Sep 20, 2012
    Researchers and scholars at CIC universities have a powerful new tool to analyze the citation network between books and the wider world of scholarly research through the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science. Made available through the CIC,...
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  • New Report: Making a Case for the Humanities--Advocacy and Audience

    Sep 20, 2012
    The 2012 Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting played host to a compelling examination of how to best advocate for the humanities during the Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee's annual roundtable session. This year's dynamic discussion gathered a diverse set of "humanists"...
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  • A Year Later--UNL Collaborations Found Across the CIC

    Sep 17, 2012
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) became a member university of the CIC just over a year ago and has hit the collaborative ground running. UNL has developed ongoing academic collaborations with universities across the CIC, serving as a key partner...
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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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