blog postsCampus forum to look at public universities' role in educational equityJan 16, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Are public research universities still serving the public interest? Are low-income and minority students losing access? What are the consequences as these schools become more selective and competitive?Proposed bank tax targets revenge, not reform, economist saysJan 19, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A proposed $90 billion tax on the nation's largest banks is more about revenge than regulation, a University of Illinois banking expert says.Photographs, video installation and sculpture to open at I space Feb. 7Jan 27, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Photographs reflecting an architecture professor's field work in China, and a site-specific video installation and sculpture will be on view next month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.U. of I. librarian launches comprehensive Web database of field guidesJan 29, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Journeying to Johannesburg to survey bat colonies? To Kenya to count monkeys? To Tasmania to track devils Down Under? What about Roman ruins in Britain? Snowflakes in North America?U. of I. Flash Economic Index now at highest level in eight yearsFeb 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Index surged ahead in January, rising to 107.1 from its 106.6 reading in December.Illinois Flash Index up slightly in JanuaryFeb 3, 2003 9:00 am0 views The Illinois economy began the first month of 2003 with a slight uptick in activity.Children's Book Center annual sale takes place Feb. 21-23 at IllinoisFeb 4, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Center for Children's Books' fourth annual Book Sale will run from Feb. 21 to 23 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Center for Children's Books announces 2008 Gryphon winnersFeb 6, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - "Billy Tartle in Say Cheese!" has won the 2008 Gryphon Award for Children's Literature. The book for readers ages 4 to 8 was written and illustrated by Michael Townsend, and is his debut as a children's author.Carr Authors Series to feature honored writers across genresFeb 8, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five prize-winning writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry will read from their works this semester at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Deal ending writers strike scores rare victory for unions, expert saysFeb 12, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A deal that ended a three-month strike by Hollywood writers also scored a rare victory for unions by giving workers a financial stake in new technology, a University of Illinois labor expert says.Grant to provide for assessment of seven university libraries in AfricaFeb 17, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - International library experts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded a grant that will allow them to work with seven African university libraries.Stanford professor to give Kinley lecture March 7Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Thomas J. Sargent, a professor of economics at Stanford University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at the University of Illinois March 7 (Thursday).'Planning Matters' institute set for March 7-8Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Thinking Outside the Box" is the title of the keynote talk at a two-day planning and zoning institute at the University of Illinois, but the featured speaker wont be the only one promoting innovative approaches to planning, according to organizers.New I space exhibitions feature sculpture, drawings and installation workFeb 24, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sculpture, drawings and installation work will be on view in two new exhibitions March 4 through April 2 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPIFeb 24, 2010 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanAsian American Awareness Month kicks off WednesdayFeb 25, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Asian American Awareness Month at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign kicks off Wednesday (Feb. 26) with a film and presentation by Nisha Ganatra, the Indian American director-actress of the award-winning film "Chutney Popcorn." The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign.Three-day film festival signals start of Asian American Awareness MonthFeb 26, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 2004 Asian American Awareness Month at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign kicks off today (Feb. 26) with a three-day film festival titled "Reel to Real: Asian American Voices."Focus to be on Greece during free piano recital at IllinoisFeb 27, 2012 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Pianist Konstantinos Papadakis will perform music by contemporary Greek composers and works inspired by Greek themes at a free recital March 13 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois.Paintings by UI graduate students to be featured at I spaceMar 6, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The work of eight University of Illinois graduate-student painters will be featured in a show March 13-17 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the UI at Urbana-Champaign.Does the U.S. need a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures?Mar 8, 2010 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Robert LawlessSuper small nanoelectrodes can probe microscale environmentsMar 9, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Investigating the composition and behavior of microscale environments, including those within living cells, could become easier and more precise with nanoelectrodes being developed at the University of Illinois.UC-Berkeley biochemist to lecture on realizing promise of researchMar 28, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward Penhoet, a biochemist and a former dean of the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley, will give the Arnold O. Beckman Lecture in Science and Innovation April 4 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Labor balladeer to lecture and sing April 9Mar 30, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Noted labor balladeer Joe Glazer will deliver a lecture on music and labor organizing and sing some of his songs on April 9 (Monday) at the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign.Japan House event to include flower-arranging demonstrationsMar 30, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Demonstrations of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, will be among the activities celebrating Japanese culture that will be held during the annual Spring Open House at Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana.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.Parents 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 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.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.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.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.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.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 CenterU. 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.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.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.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.