J. Loreena Ivens J. Loreena Ivens, professional scientist emerita at the Illinois State Water Survey, died Jan. 21 at the Americana Nursing Home, Urbana. She was 72. Ivens earned a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1945 and a master's degree in communications in 1947, both from the UI. She was an instructor in rhetoric from 1947 to 1948 and an editor at the Institute of Aviation from 1950 to 1951. She was an instructor in English/journalism at Illinois State University from 1948 to 1950, and was editor of WINGS newspaper at Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul, from 1951 to 1960. She was a technical writer for the Water Survey from 1960 to 1980, when she became head of the communications and publications unit. She served in that capacity until her retirement in 1987. She was a senior member of the Society for Technical Communications and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Women in Communications Inc., and the National League of American Pen Women. In 1984, Ivens received the YWCA Achievement Award in Communications and became a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary International Foundation. Survivors include her husband, Ralph; one sister; three nieces; five nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Illi-Dell Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 574, Wonder Lake, Ill. 60087, or to the UI Library (UI Foundation/Library Friends), P.O. Box 3429, Champaign, Ill. 61826-9916. Carol Kyle A memorial service for Carol Kyle, a professor of English who died Jan. 17, is set for 4 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 708 W. Main St., Urbana. Memorial contributions may be sent to the UI department of English, 208 English Building, where they will be used to establish a poetry prize for graduate students in English.