Flash Index of Illinois Economy registers slight dip in November Dec 1, 2004 9:00 am3 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index dropped slightly last month to 102.4 from its 102.6 reading in October. Hosts sought for Japanese students coming to university in August Jun 25, 2004 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japanese college students coming to Champaign-Urbana in August to spend a month brushing up on their conversational English are hoping to find friendly local hosts to share their American experience with. Authority on African-American families to speak Nov. 12 Nov 5, 2002 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert B. Hill, a nationally known authority on African-American families, will speak on "Understanding Black Families: Strengths and Challenges" in a lecture Nov. 12 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Gov. Ryan to discuss death penalty Dec 17, 2002 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois Gov. George H. Ryan is scheduled to speak Thursday (Dec. 19) at the University of Illinois College of Law about the role of the state's chief executive in administering the death penalty. Flash Index of Illinois Economy remains steady Jun 1, 2004 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After breaking through the 100 barrier in April, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index held constant at 100.3 in May. This ended a period of steady increases that began last September. UI Flash Index rises slightly; slowdown is moderating, economist says Jul 1, 2002 9:00 am5 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose last month to 95.0 from its 94.2 level in May. Illinois Flash Economic Index declines slightly last month Aug 1, 2000 9:00 am5 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. Japan House open house set for Oct. 25 Oct 15, 2003 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Martial arts demonstrations are among the highlights of the annual fall open house at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Japan House on Oct. 25. Sediment samples suggest how plants would fare in hotter, drier future Jan 13, 2004 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sediment samples dating back thousands of years and taken from under the deep water of West Olaf Lake in Minnesota have revealed an unexpected climate indicator that can be factored into future projections. U. of I. Flash Index rose slightly in January, continuing upward trend Feb 1, 2005 9:00 am6 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index continued its recent strong performance by rising slightly to 103.1 last month from 103.0 in December. Grant to provide for assessment of seven university libraries in Africa Feb 17, 2004 9:00 am6 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. UI Flash Index of economic growth rose modestly in February Mar 2, 2000 9:00 am6 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose modestly to 102.5 in February, suggesting continued steady growth for the state's economy. Teacher Placement Day on April 5 to draw school districts from 27 states and six foreign countries Mar 29, 2001 9:00 am6 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 9 Mar 30, 2001 9:00 am6 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. UI Flash Economic Index jumped to its highest level since August Apr 3, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index jumped last month to its highest level since August. Keeping and developing new teachers focus of conference Apr 20, 2001 9:00 am6 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. Learning outcomes in higher education the topic of May 4 talk at U. of I. Apr 25, 2007 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The assessment of college knowledge - what students have learned during their time on campus - has been moved to the forefront in many discussions on the future of higher education. Summer gasoline price surge unlikely, U. of I. expert says Apr 29, 2010 9:00 am6 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. Flash Index sinks to lowest level in decade May 1, 2002 9:00 am6 views The University of Illinois Flash Index dropped again in April to 95.0 from its 96.3 level in March. This is the lowest reading of the Index since February 1992. Three researchers to take part in mapping the honeybee genome Jun 18, 2002 9:00 am6 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). Grant will improve access to U. of I. Rare Book and Manuscript Library Jun 21, 2006 9:00 am6 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. U. of I. Flash Index continues upward trend Jul 1, 2005 9:00 am6 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index continued to climb last month, rising to 106.5 from its 105.9 level in May. Flash Index of Illinois economy may indicate stagnation, economist suggests Jul 6, 2004 9:00 am6 views After a period of consistent increases, the University of Illinois Flash Index has stabilized at just above 100. The June reading for the index was 100.3, the same as both April and May. Teachers, principals to take part in Chancellor's Academy at U. of I. Jul 27, 2006 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Forty-two local teachers and 28 school principals are expected to attend the second Chancellor's Academy, starting Monday (July 31). Do higher corn prices mean less adherence to ecological principles? Aug 21, 2007 9:00 am6 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 professor to deliver David Kinley Lecture in Economics Sep 17, 2007 9:00 am6 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. University of Illinois law professor to receive honorary doctorate Sep 18, 2007 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois law professor Thomas G. Ulen will receive an honorary doctoral degree Oct. 5 from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, honoring his longtime work in law and economics. U. of I. to play lead role in project to preserve digital information Oct 1, 2004 9:00 am6 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. U.of I. Press Week Oct. 17-22 to feature six authors Oct 9, 2003 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The second annual University of Illinois Press Week will be held Oct. 17 to 22 (Friday-Wednesday) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Williamson to give David Kinley Lecture Oct 11, 2001 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Jeffrey G. Williamson, an economist at Harvard University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at the University of Illinois on Oct. 26 (Friday). 'i-emerging' event to showcase new technologies seeking investors Oct 22, 2001 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A computer that can recognize users faces, and even their moods. A method of delivering vaccine by a single pill that would eliminate the need for booster shots. An electronic "nose" that could be used by physicians to monitor dialysis patients and diagnose disease and by USDA inspectors to ensure fish is fresh. Bankruptcy reforms aimed at curbing filings may wind up increasing them Oct 24, 2006 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If history is any guide, last year's changes to the bankruptcy law aimed at reducing individual bankruptcy filings may have the opposite effect - a long-term surge in personal filings, according to a study by a University of Illinois expert. How more immigrants might save Social Security Oct 31, 2006 9:00 am6 views A Minute With™... Joseph Finnerty, who teaches at the College of Business Flash Index of Illinois economy fell slightly, indicating slowing of growth Nov 1, 2006 9:00 am6 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index for October fell to 106.0 from its 106.4 level in September. U. of I. student teams to get chance to turn ideas into start-up businesses Dec 18, 2006 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As graduates, they became major players in the technology world, establishing such companies as PayPal and YouTube. Campus forum to look at public universities' role in educational equity Jan 16, 2007 9:00 am7 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 says Jan 19, 2010 9:00 am7 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. Puzzling height of polar clouds linked to solar radiation Jan 26, 2004 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Scientists have discovered why polar mesospheric clouds over the South Pole are nearly two miles higher than those over the North Pole. A variation in solar radiation - a result of Earth's elliptical orbit - is responsible, they say. Flash Economic Index for January rose slightly Feb 2, 2000 9:00 am7 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose slightly to 102.2 in January from its 102.1 level in December. One-day shows offer sampling of creative arts at Illinois Feb 17, 2011 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Figure One - the exhibition space of the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois - is presenting a series of one-day shows designed to give the public a taste of what's cooking in the creative arts at Illinois. Quality teachers the focus of statewide conference in Springfield Feb 24, 2006 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's a central premise of the "No Child Left Behind" Act and proven in numerous studies: Quality teachers influence student learning perhaps more than any other factor. Yet up to half of new teachers, including many highly qualified teachers, leave the profession within their first five years. Focus to be on Greece during free piano recital at Illinois Feb 27, 2012 9:00 am7 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. Super small nanoelectrodes can probe microscale environments Mar 9, 2007 9:00 am7 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. Japanese arts and culture to be featured in three events Apr 1, 2003 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japanese arts and culture will be alive and thriving on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring. Illinois Flash Economic Index increased marginally in March Apr 1, 2003 9:00 am7 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index increased marginally in March to 95.8 from 95.6 in February. UI Flash Economic Index rebounds in April May 1, 2001 9:00 am7 views After a month below the 100 mark, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rebounded in April, indicating positive growth for the Illinois economy. Excusing military elite in Abu Ghraib scandal part of 'shameful pattern' May 2, 2005 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A scholar working on a book about the war in Iraq agrees with a recent Human Rights Watch report that described Abu Ghraib as only the "tip of the iceberg" in terms of U.S. involvement in prisoner abuse. 'Brains in Action' set for May 24 at Children's Museum May 14, 2003 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Faculty members and students of the neuroscience program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign want children and their families to join them to learn about "Brains in Action" from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., May 24, at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 356 N. Neil St., Champaign. U. of I. slates forum to examine economic downturn Jun 3, 2009 9:00 am7 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. Two Illinois researchers to receive Presidential Early Career Awards Jun 13, 2005 9:00 am7 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.