Vol. 21, No.6, Sept. 20, 2001
Market | Deaths |
Charitable Fund Drive
U&I: Partners for a Caring Community
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Cantor: 'together in unity'
bowed in silent reflection, voices raised in song and an outpouring
of donations, members of the UI community responded last week
to the events of Sept. 11 when terrorists flew U.S. airliners
into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington,
D.C., and the Pennsylvania countryside.
Commerce dean devastated
by loss of former students at NYU
For Avijit Ghosh, the dean of the UI College of Commerce and Business
Administration, the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
was personal and horrifying.
believed found that regulates movement within cells
The movement of pigment along roadway-like tracks in skin cells
dictates the changing colors of frogs, fish and many other animals.
To biologists looking beyond the color-shifting process, however,
a more fundamental mechanism involved in cell division has come
research says fluids slip on solids, depending on speed
When it comes to predicting boundary conditions of fluids flowing
over solid surfaces, the textbooks are all wet, say researchers
at the UI. Full story
Art Museum staff shapes exhibitions and future of museum
Visitors to the Krannert Art Museum may notice an almost tangible
sense of excitement in the air there this season. Full
Exhibition to focus on sculptor
hailed as pioneer
Jacques Lipchitz may not be as widely known beyond the borders
of the art world as his contemporary, Pablo Picasso, but artists,
historians, critics and others always have placed the cubist sculptor
on a pedestal of his own.
offers new services for mind and body
means hours alone performing endless lifts or laps? Think again.
|Board gets 2003
budget, told terrorist attack could impact request
The economic effects of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks could affect
next years UI budget, administrators said before presenting
a preliminary budget to trustees last week.Full
campus efforts in attacks aftermath
The UI Board
of Trustees, who met one day after the attacks in New York and Washington,
D.C., scaled back their two-day meeting and took time to hear what
each campus was doing to cope with the tragedy. Full
|Senate passes resolutions
on flier distribution, lecture note sales and parental notification
At its first meeting chaired by new Chancellor Nancy Cantor, the
Urbana-Champaign Senate passed resolutions regarding the distribution
of leaflets and similar materials as well as the sale of lecture
notes and parental notification when students fail to complete mandatory
drug and alcohol assessments. Full story
||On the Job:
Peter Kimble has been a high school teacher and a sound technician
for several 1970s rock bands. For the past five years, he has been
a computer-assisted instruction specialist, helping hundreds of
UI faculty and staff members and alumni master various software
programs. Full story
Cashkey offers parking convenience
Faculty mentors needed
Artist to speak on 'Art and Space'
Sept. 28, 29
Exercise program for older adults
discussion is Sept. 27
Discussion series will begin Oct.
Confidentiality training sessions
are Oct. 11-14
Antiques appraisal fair and sale
Info on Sept. 11 tragedy on the Web
Fall, spring workshops
The University Office of Human Resources and the Benefits Center
are presenting a new retirement planning seminar series for UI employees.
Five free sessions will be offered, covering topics from goal setting
to investing. More
Human Resources maintains listings for academic
positions. Prospective employees also may subscribe to the academic
jobs listserve (look under Career Information) and receive
e-mail notification of open positions.
Personnel Services maintains listings for staff
86, died Sept. 12 at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana. She
began working for the UIs food service in 1964. She retired
as manager of food service in 1984.
James A. Courtney, 62, died Sept.
14 at his home in Homer. He was a building service worker in the UIs
Division of Operation and Maintenance for 19 years. He retired in
Daniel C. Drucker, 83, died Sept.
1 at his home in Gainesville, Fla. Drucker was dean of the College
of Engineering from 1968 to 1984. The Tau Beta Pi Daniel C. Drucker
Eminent Faculty Award was named in his honor because of his pursuit
of scholarly excellence. He was an internationally recognized scholar
in applied mechanics and materials who won many awards for his research
in photoelasticity, plasticity and material behavior.
Carl Ladell Godbee, 67, died Sept.
8 at his home in Mansfield. Godbee was a painter at the UI for 32
years, serving as a supervisor his last three years. He retired in
1994. Memorials: Mansfield United Methodist Church.
Thomas Applegate Hieronymus,
81, of Champaign died Sept. 10 at Armington. Hieronymus was an assistant
professor of agricultural economics at the UI from 1949 until 1953,
an associate professor from 1953 to 1959, and a professor from 1959
until his retirement in 1981. The Thomas A. Hieronymus Professorship
in Futures Marketing was created in his honor, and he was instrumental
in starting the Office of Futures and Options Trading. He was an active
participant in the UI Extension program for nearly 40 years. Hieronymus
significantly affected public policy in the U.S. commodity markets
by giving his objective analysis in the form of testimony before Senate
and House committees, in the courts and in other contexts. Memorials:
Thomas A. Hieronymus Professorship in Futures Marketing or Provena
Byron Stevenson, 60, died Sept. 11 at Barnes Jewish Hospital,
St. Louis. He worked as a mechanic at Abbott Power Plant for 25 years.
He retired in 1989. Memorials: Lutheran Church of Mahomet or the American
Henrietta June Wendell, 81, died Sept. 5 at her home in
Fithian. Wendell worked as a maid for UIs Housing Division for
more than 18 years, retiring in 1987. From 1989-1992, she worked as
extra help in general services.
Pearl Wright, 51, died Sept. 12
at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield. She had been a building
service worker in the UIs Division of Operation and Maintenance
A memorial reception
for Queenie B. Mills will be from
6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Colonial Room of the Illini Union. Mills,
89, died Aug. 6 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Before her retirement in 1979, Mills was the head of the department
of child development and family ecology. She developed reading programs
for preschool and first-grade children that were used throughout Australia,
Canada and the United States. She also was instrumental in the development
of the Head Start Program. Memorials: Q.B. Mills Endowment Fund in
care of the Champaign County Humane Society, 1911 E. Main St., Urbana,