blog postsFlash 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.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 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.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).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.U. of I. Library online users can access booksellers to buy booksAug 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has added a new service.Flash Index of Illinois economy indicates growth, albeit at slower paceAug 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views The July University of Illinois Flash Economic Index remained virtually unchanged, rising to 106.1 from its 106.0 reading in June.Flash Index's falter mirrors state, national economiesAug 2, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After steady increases for much of the last year, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell to 100.0 in July from a 100.3 level in June.Pediatricians: Watch for stress related to parents' military deploymentsAug 6, 2013 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Aaron Ebata, a professor of human development and an Extension specialist in family lifeSe habla Espaol? U. of I. course offers Spanish to young childrenAug 9, 2011 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Parents considering enrolling their young children in after-school piano lessons, ballet classes, gymnastics or martial arts now have another option for enriching their future - a Spanish language course. Taught by native or near-native Spanish speakers, the curriculum presents Spanish to children ages 4 through 8 using games, crafts, stories and songs.Do higher corn prices mean less adherence to ecological principles?Aug 21, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Expectations of higher corn prices are leading some farmers to neglect or ignore integrated pest management strategies, and their behavior could undermine the very technologies that sustain them, University of Illinois researchers report today at the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston.Princeton economist to lecture about global labor marketAug 25, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Orley C. Ashenfelter, a professor of economics at Princeton University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9 (Friday) at 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 E. Loredo Taft Drive, Champaign.Memorial event marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacksAug 28, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - This year's University of Illinois musical commemoration of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States will have a change of venue.Linguists from more than 20 nations to hold conference at IllinoisAug 30, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Scholars from more than 20 countries will meet at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Sept. 1-5 for the 10th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences.August flash index of economic growth holds steady at July readingSep 3, 2002 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Index remained flat for the month of August with the same 95.4 reading of July.Space telescope astrophysicist to present public talkSep 3, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Mario Livio, a senior astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, will discuss the wonders of the universe observed by the Hubble Space Telescope during a talk Sept. 17 at the University of Illinois.U. of I. Music school to offer Sept. 11 memorial programSep 4, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As it has in past years, the University of Illinois School of Music will mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States with a short commemorative program on Tuesday (Sept. 11).Flash Index dips slightly; unemployment below 7 percentSep 4, 2014 9:00 am0 views The U. of I. Flash Index fell slightly in August to 106.0 from its 106.2 level in July. The index has fluctuated in this narrow range (106.0 to 106.2) for the past four months.'Modest slowdown' revealed in latest Flash Economic IndexSep 5, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The growth rate of the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index dropped slightly last month, giving further evidence of a modest slowdown in the Illinois economy, possibly the long awaited "soft landing."Flash Index of Illinois Economy rose moderately in AugustSep 5, 2006 9:00 am0 views The U. of I. Flash Index of the state economy moved up in August to 106.4 from its 106.1 reading in July.Musical commemorative planned for Sept. 11Sep 6, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States with a short commemorative program on Monday (Sept. 11).Sept. 11 hasn't changed public's attentiveness to news, study revealsSep 9, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Americans are no more attentive today to news of the world than they were before the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a study just released in the September issue of PS: Political Science & Politics. The study by Scott Althaus, a professor of speech communication and political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is part of a special issue of the journal devoted to civic engagement since the terrorist attacks on the United States nearly a year ago.Veracruzana University librarian to give Mortenson Distinguished LectureSep 9, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jesus Lau, a prolific author and internationally recognized library and information science scholar, will give the Mortenson Distinguished Lecture for 2003 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Town meeting Sept. 26 to discuss national security challengesSep 11, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- "National Security Challenges for the 21st Century" will be the focus of a town meeting Sept. 26 at the University of Illinois.Lecture on human genome postponedSep 12, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A lecture on the human genome, scheduled for Thursday at the University of Illinois, has been postponed because of Tuesdays terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.U. of I. scholar's documentary on American Indians to reach broad audienceSep 14, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A professor of American Indian Studies and of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is taking her show on the road quite literally this fall, shifting her venue, if only temporarily, from the classroom to television and movie theaters.Can exercise reduce your risk of contracting the H1N1 virus?Sep 14, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Jeff Woods, a professor of kinesiology and integrative immunology and behaviorTenth anniversary of IPRH film series to focus on films worth second lookSep 14, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The fall film series sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities will comprise a variety of films that have only one thing in common: They didn't attract large audiences during their initial showings early in the series' 10-year history and deserve second screenings, according to Christine Catanzarite, senior associate director at IPRH and organizer of the series.Princeton professor to deliver David Kinley Lecture in EconomicsSep 17, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A Princeton University professor who studies the global economy will be at the University of Illinois next month to talk about whether health and happiness could be rooted in prosperity.Lecture Monday on effects of three Central Illinois strikesSep 26, 2001 9:00 am0 views Champaign.U. of I. to play lead role in project to preserve digital informationOct 1, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been chosen as one of the lead institutions in a massive new Library of Congress project to save at-risk digital materials nationwide.Why is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years?Oct 1, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanFlash Index of Illinois economy unchanged, indicating strong growthOct 2, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index for September remained unchanged from its August level at 106.4.Annual fall open house at Japan HouseOct 3, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The annual fall open house at Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is planned for Oct. 19.Writers to read from and talk about their workOct 4, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three award-winning fiction writers - Susan Power, Roy Kesey and Katharine Min - will visit the University of Illinois on Oct. 15, Nov. 5 and Nov. 7, respectively, to read from and talk about their work.I space presents two new exhibitions beginning FridayOct 6, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions open this month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both shows are on view Oct. 10 through Nov. 29.How universities became the 'balancing wheel' for fluctuating state budgetsOct 6, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... education professor Jennifer A. DelaneyJapan House to host annual fall open house on Oct. 23Oct 7, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will host its annual fall open house on Oct. 23.