blog postsKrannert Art Museum to open faculty exhibition Jan. 26; launch noontime lectures Jan. 30Jan 16, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The diverse talents of faculty artists at the University of Illinois will be showcased in the annual School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition Jan. 26 through Feb. 24 at the Krannert Art Museum.Campus 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?Researchers to discuss potential of swine as models for human diseaseJan 18, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Biomedical scientists from around the world will discuss the potential of swine as models for understanding and treating a variety of human diseases when they gather for the Swine in Biomedical Research Conference on 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.Best recent African films to be shown during U. of I.-sponsored festivalFeb 4, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Champaign-Urbana audiences will have a rare opportunity to screen a half dozen of the best films originating from the African continent in the past few years.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.Exhibition explores 'argument' between abstraction and representationFeb 6, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new exhibition of drawings, paintings and collages will be on view Feb. 13 through March 14 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.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.Slavery, science, theater among topics in lecture series at IllinoisFeb 13, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. --- Global slavery, the role of serendipity in scientific research, and an all-female Japanese theater troupe are on the schedule of talks and performances this spring sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois at''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."Macroeconomist to speak on world of work in Kinley LectureFeb 27, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward C. Prescott, a professor of economics at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics on the world of work at 3 p.m. Friday (March 14) at the University of Illinois College of Business, 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.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.Schools visiting U. of I. to recruit teachers on annual placement dayMar 2, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Schools in Brooklyn, Denver and Los Angeles, as well as Green Bay, Wis.; Green Cove Springs, Fla., and Palm Springs, Calif., will be among those looking for new teachers on Thursday (March 3) at the annual Teacher Placement Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.On the reforms needed in teacher educationMar 4, 2010 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Mary Kalantzis, the dean of the College of EducationUniversity Press celebration begins with look at U. of I.'s historic maps projectMar 5, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The local 2004 Year of the University Press (YUP) celebration kicks off at noon on March 9 (Tuesday) with a behind-the-scenes look at a digital historic maps project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.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 LawlessPotential impact of jobs bill hazy at best, economist saysMar 9, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Whether a proposed jobs bill might carve into U.S. unemployment still languishing near double digits is anybody's guess, a University of Illinois economist says.Biotech pioneer to discuss turning innovations into businessesMar 9, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The founder of a global company that helps turn breakthrough ideas in biotechnology into moneymaking businesses will speak this week 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.Local school, U. of I. professor, part of anti-bully film debuting March 28Mar 18, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It started with an Australian filmmaker, Chris Faull, who had produced short films with Australian children, telling about their experience with bullying. Then came a connection with U.S. researchers on the topic, one of them Dorothy Espelage at the University of Illinois.Top Latin American films to be showcased during April festivalMar 19, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Some of the best new films from Latin America will be screened locally during the second annual Latin American Film Festival April 4-10.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.Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval MediterraneanMar 25, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Centuries of encounter and cultural interchange in the Mediterranean may reveal lessons that remain relevant for today's observers of that region, according to organizers of a symposium planned for April 4-5 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.Changes in corporate legal structures to be topic of Chicago conferenceMar 31, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Changes in corporate legal structures will be the focus of a conference sponsored by the University of Illinois College of Law April 23 (Friday) at the Illini Center, 200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago.Harvard divinity scholar to give 2008 Thulin LectureMar 31, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, a pioneer in biblical interpretation and feminist theology, will deliver the 2008 Marjorie Hall Thulin Lecture in Religion 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.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 falls for second straight monthApr 3, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell in March to 105.9 from its 106.6 reading in February. The index has declined over the last two months from its eight-year high in January of 107.1.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.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.