a garden, help grow a community, professors' study shows
in community gardening continues to flourish in many urban areas,
researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
suspect participants are reaping far more than just fresh homegrown
Human subject protections hindering humanities scholars
professor of law at the UI says worthy projects by journalism
professors and historians have been delayed or withdrawn because
federally funded research requires prior approval by campus institutional
caseworkers now have information they need online
Illinois' child welfare workers, dealing with an estimated 100,000
children in state and private agencies, now have an electronic
help manual at their fingertips. It's available online or on CD-ROM,
easily searchable and always up-to-date. It also may be the first
resource of its kind in any state.
of health-care reform appeals to many, though still a low priority
a decade after the Clinton administration's unsuccessful efforts
to reform the nation's health-care system, that system is still
ailing and failing many Americans.
protocol offers advantages for quantum cryptography
telecommunications and information systems become commonplace
in society, a more secure means of encrypting and transmitting
data is required.
curb school sports betting spells trouble for youth, expert
efforts to curb college sports gambling blocked by congressional
opponents, a generation of teenagers and young people may be
entering the workforce with gambling debts and addictions, an
expert at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign asserts.
Robert Easter named dean
of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
A. Easter was named dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer
and Environmental Sciences. He has served as interim dean since
August 2001. His appointment was approved by the board of trustees
at its meeting in Springfield July 18.
Hurd named dean of College of Law
M. Hurd was named the dean of College of Law by the board of trustees
at its meeting July 18 in Springfield. A scholar of law and philosophy,
Hurd will become the college's 11th dean, effective Aug. 21, succeeding
Trustees discuss FY04 budget
and domestic partner benefits
Benefits for domestic partners and the Fiscal Year 2004 budget
request topped the agenda for the University of Illinois
Board of Trustees Sept. 18 meeting in Springfield, Ill.
On the Job:
millions of pet owners, an animals illness, injury or death
can be devastating. When clients and staff members of UI's small
animal clinic need emotional support or assistance during an animals
health crisis, Liz Kennedy, a client counselor specialist, is
ready to help. More
the African-American experience
Fall business workshops announced
Exhibition features grad students
A report on honors,
awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty
and staff members.
UI Web Calendar
Human Resources maintains listings for academic
professional and faculty
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
Howe, 76, died June 30. Howe was a professor of special
education at the UI from 1958-60.
Doris Hull, 77,
died June 30 at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.
Hull was a cook for 10 years in the UI's Housing Division, retiring
in May 1986. Memorials: building fund of Champaign's First United
Methodist Church or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Doyle Buren Peters, 79, died
July 7 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Peters was
a professor of soil physics in the UI's agronomy department for
37 years, retiring in 1991 as a professor emeritus. Memorials:
Franklin J. Reiss, 86, died
July 8 at Meadowbrook Health Care Center, Urbana. Reiss worked
in the department of agricultural economics while earning his
master's and doctoral degrees from the UI. He was both a professor
of agricultural economics and an extension specialist on the UI
faculty for more than 40 years, retiring in 1981. Memorials: Parkinson's
Disease Foundation Inc., 833 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL
60607; the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana; or Clark-Lindsey
Village Friendship Fund.
Marshall J. Scott, 91, died
June 29 at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. Scott was a teacher
at University High School from 1941 to 1948 and an instructor
of education from 1950 to 1952. He also was an assistant dean
of agriculture from 1952-53. Memorials: Marshall Scott Scholarship
Fund, Fisher Community Foundation for Educational Enhancement,
c/o Dewey State Bank, Box 9, Dewey, IL 61840.
Alvin W. "John" Williford, 76, died July
5 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Williford worked for the
UI for 16 years in the Division of Operation and Maintenance.
Memorials: St. Joseph United Methodist Church.