blog postsSoy supplements with isoflavones 'reprogram' breast cancer cellsFeb 24, 1201 9:00 am313 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 am2 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 am3 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?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.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 am9 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 am41 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Showcases that typically display rare and priceless Bibles now are featuring scriptures of another kind - the scripture according to daytime television.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.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 am8 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 am82 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.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.Black women in Africa and African diaspora topic of conferenceApr 28, 2000 9:00 am60 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 am110 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 am12 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.Three graduate students in Fine Arts win Kate Neal Kinley FellowshipsMay 9, 2000 9:00 am3 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 am25 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 am5 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.Chief of Illinois State Water Survey to discuss drought assessmentMay 22, 2000 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Despite recent rains over parts of Illinois, drought conditions have worsened in central and southwestern regions of the state, say officials of the Illinois State Water Survey.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.Bt corn variety study shows no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillarsJun 5, 2000 9:00 am19 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A Bt corn variety grown widely in East Central Illinois in 1999 had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars that thrive in weeds alongside cornfields, according to both field and laboratory studies at the University of Illinois.Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe reconvenes on UI campusJun 6, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A world-class Slavic and East European Library, a film series and symposium on gender and cinema, and the opportunity to compare notes with colleagues are just a few of the draws that will bring scholars to the annual Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe June 12-Aug. 4 at the University of Illinois.K-12 teachers, administrators build computer skills June 12-16Jun 7, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- More than 200 Illinois teachers and administrators will be building up their computer and Internet skills at eight locations June 12-16 through summer institutes organized by the University of Illinois College of Education.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.10,000th enrollee in UI Motorcycle Rider program to be recognizedJun 9, 2000 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Motorcycle Rider Program, now in its 24th year, will recognize its 10,000th enrollee Saturday.Bronze Tablet will honor 195 graduatesJun 14, 2000 9:00 am180 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- One hundred ninety-five names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the University of Illinois Library this fall.