blog postsPrison growth in America and link to education to be topic of conferenceJan 21, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The dramatic growth of the prison population in the United States and its connection with education will be the subject of a three-day interdisciplinary conference this week at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Assaults decline, robberies increase in U. of I. reporting districtJan 22, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Aggravated assaults and batteries and criminal sexual assaults decreased while robberies and other sex offenses increased slightly in the University of Illinois reporting district during the Sept. 1, 2003 - Dec. 31, 2003, reporting period, according to statistics released this week by the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety.UI joins University Affiliates program of American Academy of Arts and SciencesJan 24, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has joined the University Affiliates program instituted by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The program involves 40 U.S. academic institutions whose purpose is to help support and develop the academys research, particularly through its new Visiting Scholars Center.2005 was warm, dry yearFeb 2, 2006 9:00 am0 views 2005 was warm, dry yearTrustees review proposed revisions to campus Master PlanFeb 3, 2005 9:00 am0 views Trustees review proposed revisions to campus Master Plan By Sabryna Cornish, UIC News BureauTown Hall meetings held to discuss budget concernsFeb 5, 2009 9:00 am0 views Robberies, aggravated assaults declined significantly last semester on campusFeb 14, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The incidence of robberies and aggravated assaults and batteries declined significantly during the period Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2001, in the University of Illinois district, according to the latest crime statistics released by the UI police department.Proposed changes to Social Security to be topic of free, public forum at IllinoisFeb 14, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Changes to Social Security being proposed by President Bush will be the topic of a forum on Feb. 23 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, featuring a former Clinton administration economist, along with Illinois professors of finance, law and history.Toy collection (2006)Feb 15, 2007 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Senate resolution encourages trustees to retire ChiefFeb 19, 2004 9:00 am0 views The recently announced resignations of UI President James J. Stukel and Urbana Chancellor Nancy Cantor prompted several resolutions that were passed by the Urbana-Champaign Senate at its Feb. 16 meeting.Campus, cities prepare for 'Unofficial' eventFeb 21, 2008 9:00 am0 views University officials and police are working with Champaign Police and Champaign officials to keep a lid on this year's Unofficial St. Patrick's Day event.Symposium to focus on helping disabled enter work forceMar 1, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Disability benefits disbursed by the Social Security Administration add up to $100 billion per year, according to Tanya Gallagher, the dean of the College of Applied Life Studies and director of the Disability Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Public hearing on future of Aviation Institute is March 8Mar 3, 2011 9:00 am0 views Those wishing to comment on the proposed closing of the UI Institute of Aviation have until next week to make their voices heard.U-C Senate passes two resolutions to enhance employee benefitsMar 20, 2003 9:00 am0 views Two resolutions passed by the Urbana-Champaign Senate March 17 aim to enhance benefits for university employees.Potential FY 03 Budget CutsMar 20, 2003 9:00 am0 views If the University of Illinois has to cut 4.25 percent from its FY 03 operating budget, it will mean a $6.8 million cut for Urbana, a $6.4 million cut for Chicago, and a $482,000 cut for Springfield. These reductions are on top of $13.7 million in deferred maintenance money held in University Administration and $4 million cut from UA spending.Stukel testimony: Budget cuts put UI 'on the brink'Mar 20, 2003 9:00 am0 views The UI, facing a $130 million state budget cut over two years, is "on the brink" and has exhausted all its fiscal flexibility, says UI President James J. Stukel.Governor's budget proposal includes more for higher educationApr 2, 2009 9:00 am0 views The fiscal year 2010 budget proposed by Gov. Pat Quinn on March 18 was welcome news for officials at the UI and other public universities. Quinn proposed an increase in funding for higher education next fiscal year rather than the decrease that many people were expecting because of the state's multibillion-dollar deficit.Intel, Microsoft to invest $10 million in new centerApr 3, 2008 9:00 am0 views Intel and Microsoft corporations will invest $10 million over five years in a new research center at the UI to develop ways to take maximum advantage of today's multi-core computer chips.Provost seeks faculty nominations for new programApr 6, 2006 9:00 am0 views Provost seeks faculty nominations for new program Senate approves call for universitywide summitApr 7, 2011 9:00 am0 views The UI Academic Senate on March 28 called for a "wider university discussion" of institutional governance, inviting university administrators and members of the UI Board of Trustees to meet with faculty leaders in a summit.Addiction expert to speak at April 27 workshopApr 11, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. People who have dealt with addiction, or the family disorder that often surrounds it, may find assistance in a workshop April 27 in Urbana.Focus on health care in two upcoming talks at IllinoisApr 12, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Health care will be the topic of two talks at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, both sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study.BP's chief scientist to give Beckman Lecture April 29 at the U. of I.Apr 14, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Steven Koonin, chief scientist for BP, will speak April 29 at the University of Illinois on the topic "Energy, Environment, Security: Can We Have It All?"Engineering professor named Carnegie ScholarApr 17, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Michael Loui, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.Exclusive interviewApr 17, 2008 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Ginsburg honored for international achievementApr 17, 2008 9:00 am0 views 217-333-5491; firstname.lastname@example.orgBrain Day 2009: Spend a day exploring your own and others' brainsApr 17, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Explore the mysteries of your brain April 26 at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana, and literally touch the brains of other creatures. "Brains Rock!" is the theme of this year's Brain Day, which will take place from 1-5 p.m. in the south hallway of the mall.Senators support supplemental retirement resolutionApr 17, 2014 9:00 am0 views Senators at the April 14 Urbana Academic Senate meeting unanimously supported a resolution asking the U. of I. Board of Trustees to offer university employees a supplemental retirement program.SEC considers new software to improve communicationApr 18, 2013 9:00 am0 views The Senate Executive Committee is forming a subcommittee to consider a new online communications system designed to allow senators to voice their opinions virtually while maintaining compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.Four U. of I. students win Goldwater ScholarshipsApr 21, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2005-2006 academic year.Inside Illinois plans monthly printed issues this summerApr 22, 2004 9:00 am0 views Inside Illinois plans monthly printed issues this summer Because of the excellent response to its new advertising program, Inside Illinois will print monthly issues this summer on the first Thursday of June, July and August, with an online-only version issued on the third Thursday of each summer month. The paper will return to its usual semi-monthly schedule Sept. 2. "We very much appreciate the campus and off-campus advertisers who put their confidence in us and placed ads this past year," said Doris Dahl, editor. "It was the first time in the paper's 25-year history that advertising was sold. We had hoped to pay for the printing of the paper and were pleased that revenue was high enough that we could return to printed issues in the summer. We realize that not all readers have access to the Web, so we're glad that we can provide the paper in printed format once again during the summer." According to Dahl, the past two summers Inside Illinois has published electronic-only issues, sending employees a mass e-mail to alert them that a new issue was available and providing a link to the current index. The paper will continue to sell advertising in its printed issues (no ads appear in the online versions of the publication). "Special summer rates are being offered to advertisers," Dahl said, "with a 20 percent discount to those who reserve space in all three summer printed issues." Inside Illinois premiered on campus as IlliniWeek, a weekly newspaper, in January 1979. The paper moved to semi-monthly as a budgetary strategy in August 1990 and was renamed Inside Illinois. The paper was redesigned in September 1999. Anyone interested in placing an ad in Inside Illinois may get more information from the Web at www.news.uiuc.edu/ii/iiadv.html. The schedules and rates for summer as well as academic year 2004-05 are posted. If you would like a printed brochure with rates and advertising guidelines, call 333-2895 or e-mail email@example.com.Award-winning photojournalist to speak April 29Apr 23, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus Tuesday (April 29) to discuss his experiences covering conflicts in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Chechnya, Iraq, Kosovo, Rwanda and Somalia.Chancellor reports on campus efforts to retain facultyMay 2, 2013 9:00 am0 views Lately a lot of attention has been paid to campus efforts to revolutionize undergraduate education and recruit and attract faculty members from outside the university.Illinois professor to receive presidential early career awardMay 4, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert W. Ghrist, a professor of mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 57 young researchers named today as recipients of the 2002 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. Ghrist will receive his award today (May 4) in a White House ceremony.Restorative powersMay 4, 2006 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Financial group to be investigated for defrauding state employeesMay 4, 2006 9:00 am0 views Financial group to be investigated for defrauding state employeesTwo more project team reports onlineMay 6, 2010 9:00 am0 views Two additional project team reports have been posted on the Stewarding Excellence @ Illinois website: the Institute of Aviation and IT@Illinois (information technology services).Cutting energy usage 'right thing to do,' Urbana chancellor saysMay 15, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has established a goal of reducing the energy consumption of existing buildings by 10 percent over the next three years and has established a five-year target of rolling back usage to 1990 standards, consistent with the Kyoto Protocol.Health plan options not finalMay 17, 2012 9:00 am0 views There still is no end date to the university's Benefit Choice period, which began May 1 because not all health contracts for FY2013 have been finalized.UI president commends tough budget decisions; promises UI will maintain high qualityJun 4, 2003 9:00 am0 views UI President James J. Stukel has commended the budget crafted by Gov. Rod Blagojevich and the Illinois General Assembly as an austere plan to erase a crippling state deficit, and he said the university remains dedicated to preserving quality as it manages its way through the fiscal crisis.Trustees discuss financial outlook, approve appointmentsJun 15, 2006 9:00 am0 views UI President B. Joseph White predicted that FY07, which begins July 1, would be a good year for the university in terms of marshaling the $100 million in resources needed to help the UI meet its most urgent needs and objectives. He made his comments about the FY07 preliminary operating budget during a teleconference meeting of the UI Board of Trustees on June 5.Krannert Art Museum photography exhibitionJun 16, 2005 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Herman officially named interim chancellorJun 17, 2004 9:00 am0 views Provost Richard Herman was named interim chancellor at the UI Board of Trusteesmeeting June 17 in Chicago.GSLIS receives grant for data curationJul 1, 2010 9:00 am0 views The Graduate School of Library and Information Science has been awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services totaling $988,543. The purpose of the grant is to develop a sustainable and transferable model for educating library and information science master's and doctoral students in data curation through field experiences in research and data centers.University decreased energy use during dismal budget yearAug 5, 2010 9:00 am0 views Although the UI continues to cope with a backlog of overdue payments from the state, the UI Board of Trustees learned at its July 22 meeting in Chicago that there were a few bright spots in the budget year that ended June 30.Early fall lectures in Center for Advanced Study series announcedAug 23, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fears about monsters and artificial life, the struggles of China's rural-urban migrants, and what we can trust and not trust about our memories will all be among the topics early this fall in lectures sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Law School Day to take place Sept. 22 at University of IllinoisSep 13, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois college students preparing to apply to law school are invited to attend Law School Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Sept. 22.Task force report yields 'concrete' ideas to improve campusSep 19, 2013 9:00 am0 views The Senate Executive Committee endorsed the recommendations of its summer Task Force on Faculty Issues and Concerns Sept. 9 and have released the task force's report to the public. The committee also sent the recommendations to the Urbana Academic Senate for further discussion. (See related story.)Chicago Academy of Sciences showcases UI exhibits, activitiesSep 25, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Children will be able to whip up a little fun and learn while they're doing it Oct. 7-8 at the Chicago Academy of Sciences.Law School Day takes place Oct. 13Sep 25, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - College students preparing to apply to law school are invited to attend Law School Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 13.