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PUBLICATIONS Inside Illinois Vol. 20, No.22, June 21, 2001

Research| Campus | Achievements | Job Market | Deaths | PDF format

VisIT the 'net
New tool makes Web search a graphic experience

The campus that produced Mosaic, the graphical browser that helped produce the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, now has a graphical solution for searching the Web’s vast resources. Full story…

Heavy consumption of tainted fish curbs adult learning and memory
PCB-laden fish from Lake Michigan affect not only young children but also adults over age 49, researchers say. Many of the former big eaters of sport-caught fish now have high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in their blood and problems with learning and memory. More …

Summer Reading heats up
Two more UI employees share their summer reading lists. More …
 On the Job: Chuck Burdick and Al Rasmussen
As UI's two-man 'flower crew' this summer, Chuck Burdick and Al Rasmussen are responsible for the flowers on campus. Full story …
achieve ments
A report on honors, awards, offices and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. More …
job market Academic Human Resources maintains listings for academic professional and faculty positions. Prospective employees also may subscribe to the academic jobs listserve (look under Career Information) and receive e-mail notification of open positions.

Personnel Services maintains listings for staff openings

Harry Arthur Brady, 84, died June 12 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Brady worked at the UI physical plant as a building service worker supervisor for 21 years. Memorials: Bible Baptist Church, the Diabetes Foundation or the American Lung Association.

Arthur J. Brunk, 70, died June 4 at his home in St. Joseph. Brunk was a data processing analyst for the University Office of Administrative Information Systems and Services when he retired from the UI in 1991 after 35 years of service. Memorials: St. Joseph United Methodist Church.

David H. Cole, 83, died June 11 at his Savoy home. Cole joined the UI engineering faculty in 1941, retiring in 1975 as associate professor. Memorials: Provena Covenant Hospice Care Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801.

A.E. "Joe" Florio, 90, died June 13 at Meadowbrook Healthcare Center, Urbana. Florio was an emeritus professor of safety education and program director of safety and driver education. After his retirement from the UI, he was active in the State University Retirement System. Memorials: A.E. Florio Scholarship Fund, in care of the UI Foundation, Harker Hall, 1305 W. Green St., MC-386.

Robert L. Gallivan, 65, died June 9 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Gallivan was a UI police officer for 25 years. He retired in 1993. Memorials: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or the American Heart Association.

Vaughna Faye Harris, 72, died June 11 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Harris was an account technician at the Illini Union. She retired in 1993 after 13 years of service.

Barney L. "Bud" Lane, 66, died June 9 in Bement. Lane worked for the UI Mailing Center for nine years, retiring in 1997. Memorials: Carle Hospice Program.

Miroslav Marcovich, 82, died June 14 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Marcovich was a professor of classics at the UI from 1969 to 1989. He was head of the department from 1973 to 1977. He founded "Illinois Classical Studies" (Scholars Press) and served as its editor for 12 years. In addition, he was twice an associate member of the Center for Advanced Study. Memorials: Carle Hospice.

David E. Morris, 53, died June 13 at his home in St. Joseph. Morris was the coordinator of research programs in the UI’s BioMagnetic Resonance Lab in the College of Medicine. Memorials: Wesley United Methodist Church or Carle Hospice, both in Urbana.

Thomas Allen Murrell, 87, died June 3 at his home in Mount Pleasant, Mich. Murrell became a faculty member in the UI department of electrical engineering in 1947 and was later one of the first faculty members in the new department of computer science. He retired in 1979. Memorials: Hospice of Central Michigan or the Isabella County Adult Day Care Center, both in Mount Pleasant.

Walter O’Daniel Scott, 86, died June 3 at the Carle Arbours, Savoy. Scott was an extension specialist in agronomy at the UI for 35 years. He began his career at the UI in 1946 and was the coordinator of the UI Agronomy Extension programs from 1964 through 1976.

Mary Ann See, 57, died May 7 at her Urbana home. At the time of her death, See was a photographer I in the Division of Printing Services. Memorials: A trust fund for Jacob Day and Daniel Malloch, the Carle Hospice or the Carle Cancer Center for breast cancer research.

Thomas E. Smith, 61, died June 9 at his Champaign home. Smith worked at the UI power plant for 29 years. He retired in 1992 as assistant to the power plant mechanical engineer. Memorials: Area Masonic Scholarship Foundation, Western Star Lodge Endowment Fund or the Provena Covenant Hospice Program.

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