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PUBLICATIONS Inside Illinois Vol. 22, No. 6, Sept. 19, 2002
Research | Campus | Briefs|Achievements | Calendar | Job Market | Deaths| PDF Format |

2002 Campus Charitable Fund Drive Insert:
U&I Partners for a Caring Community

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Campus remembers 9/11 with music, prayer and hope for the future
In the same hall where campus and community members had convened one year before seeking solace in tragedy's wake, people gathered again at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to commemorate the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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Post 9/11: Americans still not aware
of world events

Americans are no more attentive today to news of the world than they were before the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a study released in the September issue of PS: Political Science & Politics.

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RESEARCH
First cases of dog and squirrel deaths attributed to West Nile virus confirmed at Illinois
The nation's first documented cases of domestic canine and squirrel deaths attributed to the West Nile virus have been confirmed at the UI's Urbana campus. Officials stress, however, that people have a low risk of contracting the infection from affected animals.
Standard polls on social welfare issues ‘nearly worthless,' scholar says
Although most Americans face hard economic realities every day — the laws of supply and demand, the price of gasoline — there is one part of modern life that offers "diplomatic immunity" from price tags and even the most basic economic principles.
Lawyer's campaign pays off in new rules to fight corporate misdeeds
A six-year campaign by a UI law professor to hold lawyers accountable for preventing executive wrongdoing has ended in tough new federal requirements.
CAMPUS
Study recommends improvements to Assembly Hall
The UI Assembly Hall could see more than $60 million in improvements and additions during the next few years if the university follows recommendations in a recently released study. The next step will be to identify private funding for the project.
Trustees seek additional funding for faculty/staff raises in FY04
The university will seek an additional $92 million in state funding for next year to help alleviate this year's cutbacks.
Some of the increase would go to faculty and staff raises, which were not given this year because of an $89 million deficit caused by the effects of a state budget crisis.

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Exhibition of drawings features big names and emerging artists
As an art form, drawing historically has played second fiddle to its jazzier, more colorful cousins — painting, sculpture and installation work. But the medium moved to center stage in a new exhibition that opened this month at the UI's Krannert Art Museum.
DEPARTMENTS

On the Job: Tammi O'Neill
As assistant director of Illinois Connection, Tammi O'Neill coordinates activities for University of Illinois President James J. Stukel and the program's ambassadors, who promote goodwill between the university, and Illinois communities and state legislators. More

brief notes Host families needed… Human rights lecture is Sept. 19 … Spurlock Museum opens Sept. 26 …Volunteers needed at Allerton … Fitness screening offered Sept. 23 … Allerton events scheduled for Sept. 28 … Library prepares for shelving facility …Classics hosts conference Oct. 4-5 … Award applications due Nov. 12 … Book Show winners on display … Participants needed for study …Food security featured … Winning compositions featured … Turning passion to success … 'Rethinking Terrorism' …Credit union workshops … More

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  • Employees may 'opt-out' of state health insurance
  • '30-and-Out' provision permanent
achievements A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.  More
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deaths

Mary Frances Bial, 81, died Sept. 4 at her home in Danville. Bial worked for the UI for 31 years, retiring in 1977. She was a transcribing secretary for the Illinois Natural History Survey.

Elton Everett Hill,
87, died Sept. 1 at Superior Care Nursing Home, Paducah, Ky. Hill worked at the Illinois Geological Survey and was an assistant hydrologist with the Illinois State Water Survey before retiring in 1978. Memorials: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation, c/o Naomi Ramage, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 500 E. Madison, Springfield, IL 62701 or the UI Athletics "I" Fund, 1700 S. Fourth St., Champaign, IL 61820.

Robert Eugene Johnson,
91, died Sept. 5 in Burlington, Vt. Johnson was a professor of physiology at the UI from 1949 to 1973, serving as head of the department from 1949-1960. In addition he was director of the University Honors Program from 1959 to 1967 and acting dean of the Graduate College from 1952 to 1953. He was granted emeritus status upon his retirement in 1973.

Richard Gordon Moores, 79 died Sept. 11 at his Urbana home. Moores worked at the UI for 28 years. He retired in 1984 as publications editor and associate professor in agricultural administration. Memorials: American Cancer Society.

August J. Pierce, 79, died Sept. 8 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Pierce was a painter in the UI’s Division of Operation and Maintenance from 1977 until he retired in 1995. Memorials: Canaan Academy, Urbana.

Doris H. Whisenand,
75, died Sept. 13 at her home in Urbana. Whisenand started at the UI in 1956 and retired as chief library clerk in 1982. Memorials: Champaign County Nursing Home.

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