PUBLICATIONS Inside Illinois Vol. 22, No. 5, Sept. 5, 2002
Only academic staff members who are new or who receive a major position change or a notice of non-reappointment will receive a paper copy of their notification of appointment.
For assistance with NESSIE on the Web, go to "3 Easy Steps for Accessing NESSIE" at http://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/steps/.
of Art and Design
"Making Art Together" is for children between the ages of 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years and one parent. Classes will be Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. or from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuition is $125 per semester.
Saturday classes also are being offered for students from preschool/kindergarten (minimum age 4 1/2) through high school. Registration fee is $75.
Both classes will meet for 11 sessions beginning Sept. 7.
For more information or to enroll in either class, contact Carole Smith, 333-1652 or e-mail email@example.com.
p.m. Sept. 19
and WILL-AM (580)
WILL-TV will air the forums live from the WILL-TV studios, with WILL-AM (580) simulcasting the audio on-air and on the WILL AM-FM-TV Web site at www.will.uiuc.edu. WILL-TVs John Paul will moderate the forums, which will include a call-in segment.
The schedule of forums is available on the WILL Web site. September forums: 7 p.m. Sept. 5: 55th Illinois Senate District, Dale Righter (R) and Steve Thomas (D); 7 p.m. Sept. 12: 44th Illinois Senate District, Bill Brady (R) and Gerald Bradley (D); 7 p.m. Sept. 19: 110th Illinois House District, Chapin Rose (R) and John Hayden (D).
WILL-AM will repeat the programs at 3 p.m. the Saturday following each Thursday forum. At 5 p.m. Sundays, beginning in mid-September, WILL-AM will air in-depth interviews with candidates for Illinois governor, U.S. Senate, Illinois attorney general, and for the 15th and 19th districts of the U.S. House of Representatives. Check the WILL Web site in September for the schedule.
The public is invited to the free concert in the West Gallery of the Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. The concert will be broadcast live on WILL-FM 90.9 (101.1 in Champaign-Urbana).
A shuttle service will be provided by the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District from Campbell Hall to Krannert Art Museum on Sept. 8 and Nov. 10, because those dates coincide with Chicago Bears games at Memorial Stadium. The Sept. 8 shuttle bus will leave Campbell Hall at 1:15 p.m. and return to Campbell Hall after the concert. Parking will be available in UI lots east and north of Campbell Hall.
For a complete list of "Second Sunday" concerts, go to WILLs Web site at www.will.uiuc.edu.
welcome meeting Sept. 9
More information about upcoming meetings and interest groups is available at http://wc-uiuc.prairienet.org/ or from Diane Dold, firstname.lastname@example.org or 344-3578.
as an International Language
The 10-week course will begin Oct. 1. Classes meet from 1-2:50 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The fee is $50.
Enrollment is limited; priority will be given to those who appear most likely to benefit from the course.
Placement tests will be from 1-2 p.m., Sept. 17 or 19 in G-11 Foreign Languages Building. To take the test on one of these dates, sign up at 3070 Foreign Languages Building or call 333-1506.
In 1983, John Wagner came across a biography of Tesla, who developed the first practical methods for utilizing alternating current. Wagner then encouraged pupils in his English composition classes at the Summers-Knoll Elementary School to campaign to make people more aware of Teslas many contributions to science. Tesla, who had 111 inventions patented, died in 1943 at age 86.
Wagner and his pupils have collected contributions for busts of Tesla to be placed in universities across the country. The University of Illinois will be the 10th university to receive a Tesla bust.
Dance and Music for World Peace"
The monks will perform a choral prayer at Krannert Art Museum in the 20th Century Gallery at 4 p.m. The sand mandala that they created during their spring visit is on view in the museums Asian Gallery. The monks also will give a 7:30 p.m. performance of sacred music and dance at Smith Memorial Hall. Both events are open to the public without charge.
For information about Krannert Art Museum hours and current exhibitions, visit www.art.uiuc.edu/kam/.
The lecture series, sponsored by the Division of Musicology of the School of Music, was established by Professor Emeritus Nettl and his wife in 2001.
of Volunteer Programs
The Unity in the Spirit of America (USA) Initiative is a national endeavor to organize volunteer service projects in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. The initiative was suggested by a group of victims family members who felt community service projects would be appropriate for memorializing those who perished and promoting healing throughout the country.
Projects must be registered with OVP by Oct. 21 and completed between Sept. 11 and Dec. 13.
For more information or to register a project, contact the Office of Volunteer Programs, 277 Illini Union, at 333-7424 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
The USA Initiative was part of the USA Act signed into law by President Bush in January and is sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation.
and CET merge
The most immediate impact of the reorganization is that certain Web pages and hostnames have moved from cet.uiuc.edu or cso.uiuc.edu to cites.uiuc.edu. For example, the old CCSO Web page is now www.cites.uiuc.edu and CETs Blackboard is now reached at http://blackboard.cites.uiuc.edu. Wherever possible, there will be a transition period during which the old URL or hostname will still be active. To avoid potential confusion later, update your bookmarks and other references to point to the new name.
If youre not sure whom to call when you need help using CITES services, contact the CITES Help Desk (244-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Consultants will answer desktop computing and networking questions or connect you to someone who can.
group holds first meeting of year
The first meeting will be organizational and informational. New members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Jane Reid at 333-3704.
These and other topics will be the subjects of discussion this fall in the Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm lecture series at the UI. Talks are free and open to the public.
A complete schedule as well as more information about speakers and their topics is available on the Center for Advanced Study Web site (www.cas.uiuc.edu) or by calling the CAS Events Line, 333-1118. (Or browse the "Inside Illinois" calendar, page 8.)
Independent Family Newspaper in America"
The symposium, "The Independent Family Newspaper in America: Its Future and Relevance," will take place at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Participants will include prominent names from all sides of the issue.
symposium commemorates the 150th anniversary of Champaigns independent
newspaper, the News-
The various talks and panel discussions are open to the public. For more information, see www.conted.uiuc.edu/newspaper or call 333-2880.
With Fire week
At the UI, the message firefighters hope to impart is simple: Learn how to prevent fires and learn how to escape from one.
Among the joint projects the Champaign and Urbana fire departments have planned include observing fire drills at the Sherman and Florida Avenue residence halls and, if need be, suggesting how the evacuations might be done better; training students on how to handle and use fire extinguishers in the case of a lab accident; and distributing "Get Out & Stay Alive" instructional videos and pamphlets to the presidents of all certified housing units.
On Sept. 13 at 3:45 p.m., Steven L. Miller, chief executive officer of Shell Oil Co. and a UI alumnus, will present the inaugural Parr Lecture, "Crucible of Change" in Room 100 Noyes Laboratory.
Representatives of the American Chemical Society will recognize Noyes Laboratory as a National Chemical Landmark on Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. The event will take place on the Quad outside Noyes Laboratory. Following the ceremony, Steve Zumdahl, director of the UI general chemistry program and author of a best-selling chemistry textbook, will give a lecture titled "General Chemistry, Past, Present and Future" in Room 100 Noyes Laboratory.
When built in 1902, Noyes Laboratory was the single, largest chemical laboratory in the world, and the first interdisciplinary research institute in chemistry. The invention of the aerosol can, discovery of the first synthetic sweetener, and the development of magnetic resonance as a chemical tool were made at Noyes Laboratory.
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