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  • New Research Looks at Key Aspects of Childhood Development

    Sep 09, 2011
    Recent studies from across CIC universities are providing powerful insight into important issues facing families and communities. At Pennsylvania State University, researchers found that children who go through puberty at a faster rate are more likely to act out and...
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  • Research at CIC Universities Explores Reactions and Impact of 9/11

    Sep 09, 2011
    As the nation reflects on the events of 9/11, scholars and researchers at Penn State University and the University of Chicago are looking closely at how the impact of the events of that day ten years ago has been reflected...
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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign names 2011-2012 CIC Academic Leadership Fellows

    Aug 25, 2011
    Five faculty members have been named fellows of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program. According to Vice Provost, Barb Wilson, the program will allow the fellows insight into how member institutions are tackling common problems, and the "fellows...
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  • Attending a CIC University Enriches Students' Academic Experience

    Aug 19, 2011
    As students flood back onto campuses this month, those at CIC universities are able to benefit from opportunities extending far beyond just what is available at their school. As this Lincoln Journal-Star article highlights, CIC students have increased access to...
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  • Smart Skin: Electronics that Stick & Stretch like a Temporary Tattoo

    Aug 16, 2011
    Researchers from the CIC Universities of Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Wisconsin--Madison have developed “tattoo electronics” -- wireless electronics so flexible and thin they can be applied to the skin and forgotten. The...
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  • New Technology Outsmarts Internet Censors

    Aug 12, 2011
    Professor Alex Halderman and a team of developers from the University of Michigan have created a new technology that enables users to visit web sites that have been blocked by censors. With Telex, users can see banned sites, while the...
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  • Newest CIC University Keeps Pace on Fulbright Scholars

    Aug 01, 2011
    The Omaha World-Herald reports today that UN-L has had a record-breaking year when it comes to Fulbright Scholar winners. Anita Middleton will become the university's ninth Fulbright Scholar for the academic year 2011-2012. The World-Herald reports that, "The number compares...
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  • Chronicle of Higher Education Spotlights the Ongoing Work From the Big 10/CIC Head Injury Summit

    Aug 01, 2011
    There's a great deal of exciting collaboration being done across the universities of the CIC coming out of the recent Big 10/CIC Head Injury Summit held this past spring. The Chronicle of Higher Education article explores how experts are working...
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  • The Robot will get that for you . . . the University of Chicago's High-Tech Library

    Jul 28, 2011
    The Chronicle of Higher Education explores the University of Chicago's incredible underground stacks where books are shelved and retrieved by a complex robotic system. ". . . David N. Borycz, project manager at the library, demonstrates what happens when a...
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  • Purdue Announces 2011-12 CIC Academic Leadership Program Fellows

    Jul 18, 2011
    Purdue's Office of the Provost has selected six faculty members to participate in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program during the 2011-12 academic year. The new ALP Fellows are profiled in this Purdue Today article. Purdue has named...
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  • Students Gather for 25th Annual CIC Student Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Conference

    Jul 15, 2011
    The CIC’s 25th Summer Research Opportunities Program Conference convenes this weekend, July 15 through July 17, 2011 at the Graduate School of Ohio State University. The conference will bring together more than 400 undergraduate researchers, CIC SROP program alumni, faculty,...
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  • Q&A Big Ten Commissioner Delany

    Jul 06, 2011
    Big Ten commissioner, Jim Delany, gives a nice shout out to the CIC in this June 30th article on Huskers.com. When asked what the Big Ten has to offer to enhance Nebraska, Delany answered, "I don't mean any disrespect to...
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  • CIC Director Allen Expounds the Mutual Benefits of UNL-CIC Partnership

    Jul 01, 2011
    CIC Director, Barb Allen shares her views on the how the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's membership in the CIC is mutually beneficial in this Omaha World-Herald article. "What struck me most about my communications with UNL this past year is the institution’s...
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  • Nebraska Governor's Proclamation

    Jul 01, 2011
    Governor Dave Heineman issued a proclamation that July 1, 2011 is officially "Big Red in the Big Ten Day"....
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  • CIC Membership "A New Era of Academic Achievement for UNL"

    Jul 01, 2011
    Omaha World-Herald article focuses on the many academic advantages of the University of Nebraska's Big Ten/CIC membership....
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  • UNL a natural fit for the CIC

    Jul 01, 2011
    A June 30, 2011 article in Scarlett, the UNL Faculty and Staff new source, proclaims that University of Nebraska-Lincoln is entering a new era of opportunity with it's move into the Big Ten and CIC. UNL Chancellor, Harvey Perlman states,“This...
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  • Penn State eagerly awaits UNL's entrance into the BigTen/CIC

    Jun 30, 2011
    This Penn State Live article expounds upon the many benefits of the University of Nebraska joining the BigTen and the CIC. "We are very excited to welcome a new academic and athletic partner in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln," said Penn State...
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  • Article Explores the Many Benefits of UNL Joining the Big Ten/CIC

    Jun 28, 2011
    This in-depth Layette Journal & Courier article delves into the many benefits of the University of Nebraska entrance into the Big Ten and the CIC. "In order to do first-class research, we want to live in a neighborhood that helps...
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  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation Initiates a Shared Print Repository

    Jun 22, 2011
    Collectively, the thirteen member libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) hold some 85 million print volumes, the overwhelming majority being held multiple times across our campuses. To better steward library resources, the CIC Library Directors have made a...
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  • 25th Season of Summer Research Opportunities Program Underway

    Jun 06, 2011
    The 25th cohort of students participating in the CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program are headed to or getting settled on campuses across the consortium this month. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who...
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