blog postsParents must interpret war talk for kidsApr 3, 2003 9:00 am0 views Children rely on the cues they get from their parents, so mothers and fathers who feel jittery about war with Iraq should confront their own fears and get ready to talk with their children, said Aaron Ebata, family life expert at the UI.Flash Index of Illinois economy falls for second straight monthApr 3, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell in March to 105.9 from its 106.6 reading in February. The index has declined over the last two months from its eight-year high in January of 107.1.Flash Index of Illinois economy dips slightlyApr 3, 2008 9:00 am0 views A key indicator of the Illinois economy has dropped to its lowest level in more than three years. The UI Flash Index for March fell to 103.4 after rising the previous two months.Measurement technique can image how heat moves through materialApr 5, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Infrared cameras create images by detecting the heat given off by an object, including the body of a soldier hidden in the dark of night. Now, researchers have developed a technique for imaging how fast heat can move through an object.Japan House annual open house April 20Apr 11, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The welcome mat will be out on April 20, when the University of Illinois' Japan House invites the community inside and to experience Japanese arts and culture at its annual spring open house.Irish diplomat to be guest speaker on European Union Day at IllinoisApr 12, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Noel Fahey, the ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will be the guest speaker at this year's European Union Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 20.U. of I. symposium to focus on issues tied to public education and the BibleApr 12, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A symposium on "The Bible, Public Schools and American Identity" will be held April 24 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Scientists say new computer model amounts to a lot more than a hill of beansApr 17, 2014 9:00 am0 views Champaign researchers who have developed a new computer model that can help plant scientists breed better soybean crops.Keeping and developing new teachers focus of conferenceApr 20, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Educators from around the state will gather in Champaign early next week to trade ideas and experience on how to keep and develop new teachers.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.Exhibit at Illinois commemorates anniversary of political imprisonmentApr 21, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An international touring exhibit marking the 25th anniversary of the incarceration of two Puerto Rican political prisoners in U.S. federal facilities will open May 7 (Saturday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Prize-winning poet to read from his works April 30Apr 23, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Prize-winning poet Michael S. Harper will read from his works during a free public event at the University of Illinois.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.Newspaper Library's grand opening in new location set for WednesdayApr 28, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After many decades of operating out of modest quarters in a remote, cramped, low-ceilinged part of a basement, one of the world's largest libraries of its kind is moving up in the world - into a large and totally remodeled space.U. of I. English scholar to lead organization of 45,000 professorsApr 28, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Cary Nelson, a professor of English and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected president of the American Association of University Professors.As the EPA begins to regulate greenhouse gases, climate change has already begunApr 28, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™...atmospheric sciences professor Don WuebblesSummer gasoline price surge unlikely, U. of I. expert saysApr 29, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Gasoline prices could creep past $3 a gallon this summer, continuing a slow climb but still below record prices of just two years ago, a University of Illinois energy policy expert says.Senior in music at U. of I. wins piano prize in national competitionApr 30, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Kris Becker, a senior in the University of Illinois School of Music, has won the piano prize in the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition, sponsored by the Yamaha Corporation of America.U. of I. Economic Index indicates economy growing, but at slower paceMay 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell again last month to 105.1 from its 105.9 reading in March.Illinois scholar elected fellow of American Academy of Arts and SciencesMay 7, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - James Economy, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.How can graduating seniors best prepare for the job market?May 8, 2006 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Brandon J. Bute, assistant director of the campus Career CenterFilmmaking in spotlight in new exhibitions at I space galleryMay 10, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The art of filmmaking will be featured directly and indirectly in two new exhibitions opening May 11 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:U. of I. architecture professor Jeffery S. Poss elected fellow in AIAMay 10, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jeffery S. Poss, a professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Poss was one of 134 AIA members to be elevated to fellowship by the 2010 Jury of Fellows.Conference to explore implementation of climate policyMay 10, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twenty of the world's top academic experts on energy and environmental economics will share research on how best to implement possible U.S. climate regulations during a conference this week for federal policy analysts.Social Security not in peril as President Bush suggests, expert saysMay 13, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Social Security is not "in crisis," "unsustainable," or even "bankrupt" - words that President George W. Bush has used to rally support behind his campaign to alter the retirement and insurance program - according to an article by a law professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Hosts needed for Japanese college students coming to U. of I.May 20, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - About 40 Japanese college students are coming to Champaign-Urbana in late July to spend up to a month brushing up on their conversational English. Seriously ill people cheated by ban on unapproved treatmentsMay 25, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's time for Congress to re-examine the ban on experimental or alternative medicine that is not approved by federal regulators, especially drugs and devices aimed at seniors who suffer from life-threatening diseases, a legal scholar says.Flash Index of Illinois economy rebounds, ending three-month slideJun 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index ended its three-month slide, increasing to 106.2 from its 105.1 level in April.Piano Institute at Illinois offers master instruction and public concertsJun 3, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The second annual Summer Piano Institute will take place at the University of Illinois June 17-21.U. of I. slates forum to examine economic downturnJun 3, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A panel of University of Illinois business experts will explore the roots, consequences and lessons of the nation's deepest economic collapse since the Great Depression during a June 13 forum in downtown Chicago.Russian and Eastern European Center hosting 30th annual summer labJun 4, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - When Ralph Fisher organized the first Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1973, communist rule in the region made it difficult for Western scholars to travel there to conduct research and exchange ideas with colleagues.Illinois Flash Economic Index Remained Constant at 103.2Jun 5, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index showed no sign of a letdown in the month of May.Flash Index: Illinois economy continues slideJun 5, 2008 9:00 am0 views The UI Flash Index - first indicator of the state's economy each month - continued its downward trend in May, falling to 102.3. The index dropped five-tenths of a point from its reading in April and reached its lowest point since September 2004, when it was at 102.2.Friendly folks sought to host visiting Japanese studentsJun 8, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Intensive English Institute is looking for friendly people to host visiting Japanese college students in Champaign-Urbana this summer.Web-cast lecture series to focus on museum studiesJun 12, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Emerging developments in elite museum studies are now only a click away for the faculty, staff and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Listening to workers a key to organizational success, U. of I. expert saysJun 12, 2009 9:00 am0 views Two Illinois researchers to receive Presidential Early Career AwardsJun 13, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois researchers are among 58 young researchers named today (June 13) as recipients of the 2004 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. They will receive their awards today in a White House ceremony.Three researchers to take part in mapping the honeybee genomeJun 18, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A buzz being heard around the entomology department these days is a genomic celebration. Three departmental researchers will have key roles in a recently announced federal project to map the some 15,000 genes of a honeybee (Apis mellifera).Hosts sought to share American culture with visitorsJun 18, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The Intensive English Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hoping to recruit dozens of friendly local residents who would like to host visiting Japanese and Korean college students in Champaign-Urbana this summer.Grant will improve access to U. of I. Rare Book and Manuscript LibraryJun 21, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A top U.S. rare book and manuscript library has begun taking the embarrassment out of its embarrassment of riches by making all of its collection accessible.Exhibition of works by U. of I. graduates shows commitment to fieldworkJun 29, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Works by the latest group of students receiving master of fine arts degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be on display July 10 through Aug. 8 in "Fieldwork," an exhibition at I space, the university's Chicago art gallery. UI Flash Index rises slightly; slowdown is moderating, economist saysJul 1, 2002 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose last month to 95.0 from its 94.2 level in May.Flash Economic Index fell in June, raising issue of whether state economy is slowingJul 3, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell to 102.8 in June, raising the question of whether the state economy is slowing.Flash Index of Illinois economy expanding, albeit at slower paceJul 3, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - June was an uneventful month for the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index. The index retreated to 106.0 from its 106.2 level in May.Graduate students' exhibition to open Friday at I-spaceJul 8, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six graduate-student artists will exhibit their work July 12 through Aug. 10 at the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Trip aims to discover how Russia deals with information-access issuesJul 12, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - On Friday (July 15) a dozen or so Americans are going to Russia, openly in search of "Soviet secrets and Russian revelations."Negative self-image of adolescents fosters increasingly damaging behaviorsJul 26, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Adolescents who think little of themselves tend to shy away from interactions with peers. This uncertainty and withdrawal then draws negative feedback from other students, prompting even more withdrawal and leaving them with few chances to have close friends and as targets for teasing or bullying.Teachers, principals to take part in Chancellor's Academy at U. of I.Jul 27, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Forty-two local teachers and 28 school principals are expected to attend the second Chancellor's Academy, starting Monday (July 31).Governors' pact on electricity transmission a sensible step, expert saysJul 28, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An agreement by Midwest governors to coordinate policies for electric transmission lines is a positive move to improve the reliability of the electric supply system, a University of Illinois energy expert says.Illinois Flash Economic Index declines slightly last monthAug 1, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index declined slightly for the month of July to 102.6 from its 102.8 level in June.