• CIC/Smithsonian Fellowship Awards Announced

    Jan 28, 2011, 14:35 PM

    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation is proud to announce the first class of CIC/Smithsonian fellowship awardees. This groundbreaking partnership between the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution has enabled five CIC students to serve one-year fellowships to support...

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  • SROP Featured in Campus Media; Application Closes Feb. 10

    Jan 25, 2011, 09:00 AM

    Two campuses that participate in CIC SROP have featured the program in online campus media in the past year. The University of Iowa and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign published online articles highlighting different aspects of CIC SROP. Most...

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  • Students: CIC/Smithsonian Fellowship Applications Now Available

    Nov 18, 2010, 14:27 PM

    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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  • SROP 2011 Application Now Open

    Nov 11, 2010, 12:28 PM

    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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  • Undergraduate Researchers Convene at OSU For 24th Annual CIC SROP Conference

    Jul 21, 2010, 10:10 AM

    Columbus, Ohio – Ohio State University will host 450 students from colleges and universities nationwide for the 24th annual CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Research Conference on July 23-25, 2010. Sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), SROP...

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  • Students Encouraged to Enroll in Virtual School Summer Courses

    May 24, 2010, 12:02 PM

    Graduate students and post-docs from across the CIC are strongly encouraged to enroll in summer courses offered by the Virtual School, which is preparing the next generation of scientists and engineers for research at the frontiers of petascale computing-enabled science...

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  • CIC receives $15,000 grant from Procter & Gamble

    Apr 21, 2010, 16:32 PM

    Procter & Gamble Company recently made a generous grant to the CIC in support of its efforts to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. The $15,000 grant will be used to support activities...

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  • CIC SROP Application Now Available

    Nov 25, 2009, 07:25 AM

    The CIC's Summer Research Opportunities Program application is now open! SROP provides a gateway to graduate education for a broad, diverse cohort of student scholars. The eight-week research internship experience at CIC campuses introduces highly qualified undergraduates to the rewards and rigors of...

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  • NIH awards Michigan grant to study research interventions, CIC SROP

    Nov 3, 2009, 14:21 PM

    The University of Michigan's National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study research opportunity interventions that promote scientific research careers for underrepresented students, including the CIC's Summer Research Opportunities Program....

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