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NEWS INDEX 2000

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December

Web site lets you 'know when to say when'

First-look' results with spectro-radiometer: All systems 'Go'

Illinois scientists' discovery helps explain protein-synthesis machinery in cells

Students awarded scholarships for academic excellence in honor of first Illinois student

Super-big superconducting magnet to be moved into laboratory Dec. 13

Strange quark contribution to proton structure yeilds surprsing result

Univerity files written argument with Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board

Flash Index of Economic Growth continues gradual slowing

November

Planning for a 'Top 10' community topic of conference

Ten faculty members named University Scholars

Author to share story of little-known haven for Hitler's refugees

Nina Baym to present CAS annual professors' lecture

Five finalists selected for technology entrepreneurial competition

Architecture to be featured in I space exhibits

History professor wins prestigious award for contributions to Slavic studies

European Union Center honors three essay winners

Applications for Doolen Scholarships on Aging available

Disabilities symposium to look at future

Harvard economics professor to deliver annual Kinley Lecture

CNN commentator to join UI professors in discussion of election

Board to hear report on Chief Illiniwek Nov. 8

Hu named Packard Fellow

KAM exhibition challenges convention

First U.S. International Education Week announced

Microbial transport at Yellowstone: by land, sea or air?

Unified theory relates microbial metabolism to lab and field

Microbiologist Carl R. Woese named winner of National Medal of Science

Panelists to discuss future of Yugoslavia

Asian American Studies Committee House to be moved

Flash Index of Economic Growth indicates gradual slowing

October

Avery Brundage Scholarships available student athletes

James Jones exhibit to be on view through Dec. 31

Three UI researchers among 59 recipients fo the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Three-day symposium takes in-depth look at Tennessee Williams

Twenty seniors named to Homecoming court

First-round winners of business-plan competition announced

The Road to the White House: Election experts

Alcohol Awareness Week to be observed on campus through Oct. 31

I space features three new shows

LAS honors alumni

Ambassador of France to present the second annual address on the state of the European Union

Composer George Enescu to be celebrated with symposium Oct. 20-22

'Defining Values for Research and Technology' to be topic of yearlong annalysis

Law School Day offers opportunities for students to talk to 86 law schools

Symposium to look at impact of electronic publishing

Inaugural lecture of The Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Lecture Series to be Oct. 19

The dean of Asian-American journalists to speak Oct. 23

On 20th anniversary, WID takes new name to better reflect purpose

Illinois economy expands sharply in September

Family Fall Festival set for Oct. 7 at the Arboretum

Garden talks among highlights at Japan House open house

September

90th Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 8-15

Journalism department recieves $1.5 million grant to fund investigative chair

Chicago Academy of Sciences showcases UI exhibits, activities

Violent crimes on, near campus declined last year

First campus recipients honored for public service, outreach

Economist Hans Brems dies at 84

Wohlers Hall to be dedicated Sept. 21

Continuing Education offers wide range of personal and professional enrichment programs

Hassan Aref honored for 'pioneering contributions' by American Physical Society

'Are We Alone?' to be topic of astronomy's Icko Iben Distinguished Lecture

Wildlife Society honors author of 'Waterfowl of Illinois: Status and Management'

Town meeting to discuss national security challenges

Researchers produce most detailed map of cattle genome

Advertising historians gather for Sandage Symposium

Modest slowdown' revealed in latest Flash Economic Index

IPRH to focus on 'cities' during year

I space gallery features stone sculptures

August

Beschloss Family Media Design Center to be dedicated Sept. 22

First Computer Fear Film Festival aims to dispel terror of technology

UI's first South Asian film series begins Sept. 6

English professor wins Hubbel Award for lifetime achievements in American literature

Choldin wins prestigious Pushkin Medal

MillerComm lecture series to bring an array of speakers to campus

Contest to give student teams chance to launch a business

Chancellor Aiken to retire Aug. 20, 2001

Graduate student wins Amelia Earheart Fellowship

First day of class to be treated like a Monday

VIPs to help students move into residence halls

Architecture students take top honors in competition

Illinois Flash Economic Index declines slightly last month

Simple and inexpensive, an artificial nose senses smell by seeing colors

JULY

Illinois State Fair visitors to be treated to Creamsicles, tatoos, WWW

Veteran UI professor named interim dean of business school

Citizen's Police Academy is looking for applicants

Head of Iowa State's research park picked to head UI's

Drugs, alcohol play significant role in campus area crime

Twenty students awarded scholarships for study at the UI

Flash Economic Index fell in June, raising issue of whether state economy is slowing

JUNE

Architecture students honored for scholastic excellence

Eighty-eight undergraduates win awards from School of Chemical Sciences

Bronze Tablet to honor 195 graduates

School of Architetcture honors 97 students for excellence

10,000th enrolled in UI Motorcycle Rider Program to be recognized

Friendly folks sought to host visiting Japanese students

K-12 teachers, administrators build computer skills June 12-16

Summer Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe reconvenes on UI campus

Bt corn variety study shows no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars

Illinois Flash Economic Index remained constant at 103.2

MAY

Career, volunteer firefighters gather for 76th annual fire college

Chief of Illinois State Water Survey to discuss drought assessment

Iowa State University official named new chief information officer

UI to be site of new national disability research institute

Fourteen UI students have been awarded scholarships to study abroad

Two graduate students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

Two promising German scholars win fellowships to study at UI

Six student leaders receive scholarships to support studies

Several students recognized for leadership

First group of K-12 teachers to receive master's degrees online to graduate May 14

Physicist Gordon Baym elected to American Philosophical Society

Three graduate students win Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowships

Executive MBA Program marks 25th anniversary with e-commerce symposium

Fifteen students travel to China for new four-week program

Five UI students win FMC Fellowships

Survey Research expert Seymour Sudman dies

Flash Economic Index registers highest monthly level in a year

APRIL

Black women in Africa and African diaspora topic of conference

Sullivan receives Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from American Physical Society

Physicist Phillips receives Bouchet Award from American Physical Society

NCSA founder Larry Smarr to leave UI for San Diego campus

Moms Association elects officers, directors during Moms Weekend

Mothers Association book awards given to honor freshmen scholars

Works of contemporary artists on view at I space through May 27

English professor Richard Wheeler named dean of Graduate College

Allstate Insurance Co. wins Industrial Grand Challenge Award from NCSA

Annual instructional awards honor teaching, advising

Paul Simon to speak at 129th Commencement at Assembly Hall

UI Classics Library receives NEH grant to microfilm works

Two professors given campus's highest honor

First recipient of Memorial Scholarship in materials science named

State finals of Science Olympiad to be held April 29 on campus

Professor of special education named next dean of education

History professor wins Guggenheim Fellowship for work on UI physicist

Engineering students honored at annual convocation

Fourteen engineering faculty members honored for excellence

Four alumni honored by College of Engineering

Mom from Sterling to "reign" over Moms Weekend festivities

Work of dance student to be performed at national gala

Five hundred years of books that changed the course of chemistry on view

Siebel Systems gives $2.6 Million to endow Siebel Scholars

I space presents graphic design works of UI students

Anti-discrimination exhibit, 'Boxes and Walls,' comes to UI

Roger Ebert returns to the UI with second 'Overlooked Film Fest'

Nurturing new teachers focus of two-day conference

Phi Eta Sigma initiates 981 freshmen

Police captain honored with Moms Association's Medallion

Four UI students to receive Goldwater Scholarships

UI Flash Economic Index jumped to its highest level since August

MARCH

30th anniversary of Afro-American Studies and Research Program set for April 7, 8

Former Cook County circuit judge named to preside over Chief dialogue April 14

Authority on fellow Swiss artist Paul Klee named director of Krannert Art Museum

UI to join group dedicated to ending substandard labor conditions

Ninth bienniel women's conference moves to Assembly Hall

Recruiters to come to campus March 30 for Teacher Placement Day

Educational conference on campus gambling to be held April 3

Library school to offer clinic on electronic commerce

MFA student to assemble 2,000 people info flag formation on Quad April 2

New Taiwanese vice president is UI law school graduate

NAACP chairman Julian Bond to give lecture March 28

Newseum director to give lecture in distinguished speaker series

Open house for Japan House set for April 8

UI to honor student employees April 7 as part of national recognition

Northwestern University economicst to give David Kinley Lecture

UI freshman released from hospital After treatment for Type B meningococcal infection

National women's wheelchair basketball tournament March 16-18

Nobel Laureate in economics to deliver Edmund James Lecture March 30

Historian Orville Vernon Burton named Carnegie Scholar

Obesity researcher to give public lecture March 30

UI submits bids for three high school championships

Conference explores "The Visual" across epochs and cultures

UI Flash Index of Economic Growth rose modestly in February

National Computational Alliance and NCSA announce leadership transition

FEBRUARY

Four Engineerig Professors Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Tony Waldrop Named Vice Chancellor for Research After Serving as Interim

Governor, Trustees To Break Ground for Research Park March 2

Two New Exhibitions To Go On View at I space March 3

Thomas M. Siebel Endows World-Class Computer Science Facility at Illinois

Swanlund Chairs named

Fourteen Awarded Fellowships to Study Cities

Citizen's Police Academy Looking for Applicants

Three Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Living-Learning Communities Being Expanded at UI

World Affairs Conference in Peoria to Look at Cuban-U.S. Relations

Ag Open House to Give Visitors Hands-on Contact With DNA

Library Features 'The Young and the Restless' Soap Scripts

Architecture Students Receive Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards

Scholars to Discuss 'Russia After Yeltsin' in Symposium March 4

Balkan Relief Benefit Concert Set for Feb. 22

Black History Month Activities Promote 'We Are One' Theme

CNN Political Commentator Robert Novak to Join Three UI Political Science Professors in Discussion

Flash Economic Index for January Rose Slightly

Engineering Open House Set for March 3, 4

Former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon to Speak at UI Commencement

Fewer Crimes Against People Reported During Fall '99 Semester

JANUARY

Four Architecture Students Honored for Design Work

Chemist Herbert S. Gutowsky, Pioneer of MRI, Dies at 80

Associate Chancellor Changes to Take Place Later This Spring

CAS/Millercomm Lecture Series to Look at Gender, Genetics, Aging Among Other Topics

ACDIS Asks You to Answer the Question: Will Mankind Survive the Millenium?

Noncredit Courses Offer Noncompetitive Setting for Learning

Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Expands Into Weeklong Commemoration

College of Engineering to Receive $2 Million Gift for Fellowships

Illinois Flash Economic Index Fell Last Month, Ends '99 at 103.1 Average

Workshop on Jan. 22 Seeks to Guide Parents to Connect With Their Kids