• CIC/Google Celebrate Major Milestone: A Million Digitized Volumes

    Feb 4, 2011, 12:07 PM

    The CIC is proud to announce an important milestone: Google has digitized and returned a million volumes from CIC member libraries. The milestone was noted with a Feb. 4 article posted on the "Inside Google Books" blog, authored by Kim...

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  • Call for Papers: Asian American Movement Activism

    Jan 28, 2011, 15:14 PM

    The University of Michigan Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, in conjunction with co-sponsoring units at Michigan and support from the CIC and the Asian American Studies Program of Ohio State University, invites applications from students for travel grants to present...

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  • 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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  • President Obama, CIC's CASIC Focus on Competitiveness

    Jan 26, 2011, 07:15 AM

    International economic competitiveness was a major focus of President Obama's State of the Union address on Jan. 25. The topic was timely, as the CIC and the Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness (CASIC) prepare for its research summit...

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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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  • CIC Members Have Clout in Social Media

    Jan 24, 2011, 08:30 AM

    According to Klout, a popular social media analytics service, three CIC members rank among the nation's top 10 most influential colleges on Twitter. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota, and Indiana University were ranked No. 4, No. 9, and...

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  • CIC 2009-10 Annual Highlights Now Available Online

    Jan 7, 2011, 14:31 PM

    A look back at the CIC's achievements of the 2009-10 academic year is now online. The document "Illuminating the Present, Shaping the Future" reflects on the CIC's impact and highlights of its efforts in multiple areas. It is designed to...

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  • Ten CIC Members Rank Highly in Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges

    Jan 5, 2011, 11:57 AM

    Every public member institution of the CIC was ranked in Kiplinger's Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2011, released on Jan. 5. All 10 CIC public universities were ranked in the top 70 of the magazine's 100 best...

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

    Jan 4, 2011, 16:33 PM

    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, 14:50 PM

    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 9, 2010, 07:00 AM

    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 2, 2010, 08:00 AM

    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, 12:54 PM

    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, 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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  • Call for Applications: Summer Faculty Workshop on Race and Ethnicity

    Nov 11, 2010, 13:11 PM

    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, 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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  • Faculty: Learn About CourseShare During Nov. 10 Webinar

    Nov 4, 2010, 07:03 AM

    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 3, 2010, 15:59 PM

    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 2, 2010, 11:33 AM

    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, 08:00 AM

    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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