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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.
Post 9/11: Americans still
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 &
cases of dog and squirrel deaths attributed to West Nile virus
confirmed at Illinois
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.
polls on social welfare issues nearly worthless,' scholar
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
campaign pays off in new rules to fight corporate misdeeds
campaign by a UI law professor to hold lawyers accountable for
preventing executive wrongdoing has ended in tough new federal
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.
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.
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.
On the Job:
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.
Human rights lecture is Sept. 19
Spurlock Museum opens Sept. 26
needed at Allerton
Fitness screening offered Sept. 23
Allerton events scheduled for Sept. 28
for shelving facility
Classics hosts conference Oct. 4-5
Award applications due Nov. 12
Book Show winners
Participants needed for study
Winning compositions featured
Credit union workshops
may 'opt-out' of state health insurance
A report on honors,
awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty
and staff members.
through our new column featuring books by faculty and staff members.
UI Web Calendar
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
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,
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
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 UIs 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.