blog postsSoy supplements with isoflavones 'reprogram' breast cancer cellsFeb 24, 1201 9:00 am341 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Women with estrogen-responsive breast cancer who consume soy protein supplements containing isoflavones to alleviate the side effects of menopause may be accelerating progression of their cancer, changing it from a treatable subtype to a more aggressive, less treatable form of the disease, new research suggests.Workshop on Jan. 22 seeks to guide parents to connect with their kidsJan 4, 2000 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - How to connect with your kids - in particular in talking about substance abuse - will be the topic of a parenting workshop Jan. 22 (Saturday) at the University of Illinois.Illinois Flash Economic Index fell last month, ends '99 at 103.1 averageJan 5, 2000 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Despite general reports of strength in the national economy, the Flash Economic Index for Illinois fell to 102.1 last month from 102.7 in November.Noncredit courses offer noncompetitive setting for learningJan 13, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The basics of using the Internet, insights into local nature, and music from opera to Sousa to beginning piano. All are among the choices this spring in noncredit courses and lecture series sponsored by the University of Illinois.ACDIS asks you to answer the question: Will mankind survive the Millennium?Jan 13, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Will mankind survive the millennium?Chemist Herbert S. Gutowsky, pioneer of MRI, dies at 80Jan 19, 2000 9:00 am40 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Herbert S. Gutowsky, a professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Illinois and a pioneer in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, died Jan. 13 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was 80 years old.Associate Chancellor changes to take place later this springJan 19, 2000 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Several staff changes will be taking place later this spring in the Office of the Chancellor on the University of Illinois campus.Engineering Open House set for March 3, 4Feb 2, 2000 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Remote-controlled robots rescuing "hostages" while running an obstacle course, wild and wacky Rube Goldberg machines, and more than 150 exhibits ranging from spacecraft design to shape-memory metals are among the attractions awaiting visitors to the 80th annual Engineering Open House at the University of Illinois.Flash Economic Index for January rose slightlyFeb 2, 2000 9:00 am1 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose slightly to 102.2 in January from its 102.1 level in December.Balkan relief benefit concert set for Feb. 22Feb 7, 2000 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - For centuries, ethnic, religious and political differences have divided the various groups of people who inhabit the Balkans, yet many of the Balkan people remain linked by shared aspects of musical heritage. That heritage will be celebrated during the Balkan Relief Benefit Concert Feb. 22 at the University of Illinois.Library features 'The Young and the Restless' soap scriptsFeb 10, 2000 9:00 am46 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Showcases that typically display rare and priceless Bibles now are featuring scriptures of another kind - the scripture according to daytime television.Three professors named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of ScienceFeb 16, 2000 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois researchers - Robert M. Fossum, Hugh M. Robertson and Peter G. Wolynes - are among 283 scientists who will be recognized Feb. 19 (Saturday) as new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science during the association's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.Two new exhibitions to go on view at I space March 3Feb 25, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions will be on view March 3 through April 8 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.UI Flash Index of economic growth rose modestly in FebruaryMar 2, 2000 9:00 am1 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose modestly to 102.5 in February, suggesting continued steady growth for the state's economy.Conference explores "The Visual" across epochs and culturesMar 3, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A unique gathering of cutting-edge artists, videographers and producers, cultural theorists, museum curators, scholars and other students of the visual media culminates Tuesday (March 7) at the University of Illinois with a series of unusual presentations aimed at exploring the phenomenon of "the visual" across epochs and cultures.Obesity researcher to give public lecture March 30Mar 9, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Internationally known obesity researcher Richard Lee Atkinson will discuss the prospects for effective treatment in a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at the University of Illinois. The lecture is free and will be in Room 150 of the Animal Sciences Laboratory, 1207 W. Gregory, Urbana.Northwestern University economist to give David Kinley LectureMar 15, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert H. Porter, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, will deliver the annual David Kinley Lecture at 5 p.m. March 21 at the Max L. Rowe Auditorium, Law Building, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign.Open house for Japan House set for April 8Mar 17, 2000 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The art of obimusubi - otherwise known as Japanese sash tying - will be among the highlights of the spring open house April 8 at the University of Illinois' Japan House.Newseum director to give lecture in distinguished speaker seriesMar 20, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Joseph Urschel, the executive director and senior vice president of The Newseum in Washington, D.C., will visit the University of Illinois in late March.MFA student to assemble 2,000 people into flag formation on Quad April 2Mar 22, 2000 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - By her own admission, University of Illinois graduate student Sarah Daniel has always colored outside the lines. So it came as no surprise to those who know the energetic, quirky and self-determined young British art and design student that her master's thesis project would likely take on grand proportions.Library school to offer clinic on electronic commerceMar 24, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The top ranked library/information science school in the nation - the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) - is offering a free clinic to any UIUC student, faculty or staff member on one of today's hottest topics: electronic commerce.Recruiters to come to campus March 30 for Teacher Placement DayMar 28, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - New and veteran teachers, from both the University of Illinois and the community, will be shopping for jobs at schools from around the country Thursday (March 30) at the UI's annual Teacher Placement Day.Authority on fellow Swiss artist Paul Klee named director of Krannert Art MuseumMar 30, 2000 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An internationally known authority on the work of Swiss artist Paul Klee has been named director of the University of Illinois' Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, pending approval of the UI Board of Trustees at its April 12-13 meeting in Chicago.30th anniversary of Afro-American Studies and Research Program set for April 7, 8Mar 31, 2000 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Past accomplishments, present projects and future prospects will be the focus of a series of panel discussions planned April 7 and 8 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Afro-American Studies and Research Program at the University of Illinois.UI Flash Economic Index jumped to its highest level since AugustApr 3, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index jumped last month to its highest level since August.I Space presents graphic design work of UI studentsApr 5, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- University of Illinois seniors in graphic design will have a one-week window of opportunity to show off their work at I space, UIUC's Chicago gallery.Roger Ebert returns to the UI with second 'Overlooked Film Fest'Apr 5, 2000 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Later this month, parts of the University of Illinois campus and community will resemble a mini-Cannes -- without the mountains and Mediterranean, to be sure -- but jumping nevertheless with film screenings, stars, filmmakers, producers and directors, and of course, Mr. Two-Thumbs-Up himself, film critic Roger Ebert.Nurturing new teachers focus of two-day conference April 10-11Apr 5, 2000 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Finding the best ways to nurture new teachers early in their careers -- giving them confidence and expertise, getting them certified, and keeping them in the profession -- will be the topic of a two-day conference in Champaign next week.Anti-discrimination exhibit, 'Boxes and Walls,' comes to UIApr 5, 2000 9:00 am85 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- After former University of Illinois student Benjamin Smith went on a hate-filled killing spree last July through Illinois and Indiana, UI students and staff members wanted to counter the negative message that Smith sent.Mom from Sterling to "reign" over Moms Weekend festivitiesApr 7, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students Natalie and Alex Marks believe their mother qualifies for any number of titles - from Wonder Woman to creator of the world's best chicken noodle soup.Work of dance student to be performed at national galaApr 7, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois dance student Darrin Wright is among a select group of choreographers whose dances will be performed at the National College Dance Festival Gala May 19-21 at the University of Maryland at College Park.Five hundred years of books that changed the course of chemistry on viewApr 7, 2000 9:00 am11 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Five hundred years of books that changed the course of chemistry -- or made it more interesting -- are now on display at the University of Illinois.Two professors given campus's highest honorApr 14, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois professors have been recommended by Chancellor Michael Aiken for appointment as professors in the Center for Advanced Study - the highest form of recognition the campus bestows on faculty members for outstanding scholarship.State finals of Science Olympiad to be held April 29 on campusApr 14, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The state finals of the Illinois Science Olympiad will be held April 29 at the University of Illinois. The event, which begins at 9 a.m., is part of a national competition in which middle and high school students compete in 24 events involving science concepts and engineering skills. The public is invited to attend.UI Classics Library receives NEH grant to microfilm worksApr 17, 2000 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A collection of rare, priceless and perishable 19th century European dissertations and other short scholarly works on Latin and Greek literature, history and civilization, will get a new life - and a wider readership - thanks to a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to the University of Illinois Classics Library.Works of contemporary artists on view at I space through May 27Apr 21, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions by contemporary artists will be on view April 28 through May 27 at I space, UIUC's Chicago gallery.Sullivan receives Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from American Physical SocietyApr 27, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jeremiah D. Sullivan, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois and former director of the UI's Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security, has been selected as the 2000 recipient of the Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from the American Physical Society.Physicist Phillips receives Bouchet Award from American Physical SocietyApr 27, 2000 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Philip W. Phillips, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois, has been selected as the 2000 recipient of the Edward A. Bouchet Award from the American Physical Society.Black women in Africa and African diaspora topic of conferenceApr 28, 2000 9:00 am73 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An upcoming conference at the University of Illinois will focus on a variety of topics pertaining to black women in Africa and the African diaspora.Flash Economic Index registers highest monthly level in a yearMay 2, 2000 9:00 am1 views Continuing its slow rise since the last quarter of 1999, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index registered its highest monthly level in a year.Survey research expert Seymour Sudman diesMay 3, 2000 9:00 am113 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Seymour Sudman, a dynamic teacher of University of Illinois undergraduates and a world-renown expert in the field of survey research, died Tuesday (May 2) in Chicago from complications following a stroke he suffered last month in Washington, D.C. He was 71.Executive MBA Program marks 25th anniversary with e-commerce symposiumMay 4, 2000 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The impact and possibilities of e-commerce in everyday business are among the themes of the 25th anniversary symposium of the University of Illinois Executive MBA Program.Fifteen students travel to China for new four-week programMay 4, 2000 9:00 am14 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For many Americans, learning to manipulate a pair of chopsticks at the local Chinese restaurant is often their first and last lesson in Chinese culture.Physicist Gordon Baym elected to American Philosophical SocietyMay 9, 2000 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Gordon A. Baym, the Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society.Three graduate students in Fine Arts win Kate Neal Kinley FellowshipsMay 9, 2000 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three graduate students in the fine arts, including two from the University of Illinois, have won the 69th annual Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship competition.First group of K-12 teachers to receive master's degrees online to graduate May 14May 10, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. --The first group of K-12 educators to earn master's degrees online from the University of Illinois' College of Education will receive their diplomas May 14 at the UI's spring commencement.Six student leaders receive scholarships to support studiesMay 12, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Six University of Illinois student leaders have received scholarships to support their studies during the 2000-01 academic year.Several students recognized for leadershipMay 12, 2000 9:00 am28 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Several University of Illinois students have been recognized for outstanding leadership during the 1999-2000 academic year.Two promising German scholars win fellowships to study at UIMay 16, 2000 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Two promising young German scholars have won prestigious fellowships from a German foundation to work at the University of Illinois on the correspondence of two of the most brilliant German humanists of the 19th century.UI to be site of new national disability research instituteMay 19, 2000 9:00 am12 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois will be the site of a new national Disability Research Institute supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration.