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?Water theory is watertight, researchers sayJan 17, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - There may be tiny bubbles in the wine, but not at the interface between water and a waxy coating on glass, a new study shows.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.''Practical Planning' to be focus of yearly institute program at IllinoisFeb 15, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill.-- Extension specialists from Iowa State University will be coming to the 2006 Planning Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign March 2-3 with a couple of rather large props in tow. 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."Landscapes take center stage in two new exhibitions at I spaceFeb 27, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Landscapes - with a twist - are the focus of two new, but very different, exhibitions on view March 5 through 27 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.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.Conference at Illinois focuses on police activities as they relate to terrorismMar 1, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois College of Law will sponsor a conference Friday and Saturday (March 11 and 12) on the regulation of police activities aimed at fighting terrorism and other forms of international crime.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.Guest lecturer to speak on the physics of superheroesMar 12, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - James Kakalios, a professor of physics at the University of Minnesota, will discuss physics and comic-book superheroes during a talk Thursday (March 15) at the University of Illinois.Expert: BP settlement right step, but won't curtail corporate greedMar 12, 2012 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -The recent settlement of claims by BP from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster of 2010 is a step in the right direction, but it won't solve the most pernicious problem of the entire debacle - corporate greed, says a University of Illinois expert in maritime law and corporate and government relations.Linda Bierds, prolific poet, to read from latest work, meet with U. of I. studentsMar 24, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Award-winning poet Linda Bierds will be on campus in April, the last speaker in the 2004-2005 Carr Visiting Authors Reading Series at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.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.Teacher Placement Day on April 5 to draw school districts from 27 states and six foreign countriesMar 29, 2001 9:00 am0 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 and around the world April 5 (Thursday) at the UIs annual Teacher Placement Day.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.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.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.