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NEWS INDEX 2001

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December

Sophomores honored with Dads Association Library Awards

Dads Association honors outstanding staff member, student

Dads Association elects new officers

Abbott Laboratories buys UI-licensed virtual biotechnology company

New biography on H.G. Wells focuses on late-life loves

Funding for UI European Union Center renewed

Nine students win scholarships for Asian studies

Engineered stategies to mitigate global warming could influence biosphere

Huang elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

Roger Ebert Overlooked Film Festival to be held April 24 to 28

Tolkien scholars to discuss 'Lord of the Rings'

The UI Flash Economic Index fell slightly in November

NOVEMBER

New crash analysis system helps investigators target main cause of airplane accidents

Three faculty members receive 2001-2002 Fulbright Scholar grants

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 6 through Jan. 20, 2002

Six faculty members named University Scholars

Greenough appointed director of the Center for Advanced Study

UI Flying Team wins regional competition

UI to break ground Monday on its new technology incubator

Maya Angelou to speak at commencement 2002

New exhibitions on view at I space Nov. 16

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 15 through Dec. 9

Efficient fertilizer use could benefit river without hurting crop yields

AAAS Fellows elected

UI students receive 2002 Siebel Scholars award

Presidential Award and Medallion presented to Thomas M. Siebel

Public forums on anthrax scheduled for next week

Phi Delta Theta fraternity suspended

UI Flash Economic Index surprisingly rose last month

Applications for the Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging due Feb. 4

OCTOBER

Senior honored with 2001 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award

UI student being treated for meningococcal meningitis

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 1 through 18.

New UI center to study effects of exposure to toxicants in fish

'i-emerging' event to showcase new technologies seeking investors

Microbiologists, other panelists to participate in anthrax forum

Homecoming

Brundage Scholarship applications due Jan. 11

Homecoming activities planned for Oct. 14-21

Architects to discuss Sept. 11 attack and the built environment

Sun-Times Washington bureau chief to speak Monday

Williamson to give David Kinley Lecture

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 18 through Nov. 4

Wisconsin professor to be honored with UI advertising award

UI researchers to take part in research on gene function in mustard plant

Marching Band Festival to be Oct. 13

Arboretum's Family Fall Festival to be held on Oct. 13

Annual fall open house at Japan House on Oct. 20

Future of the Congo to be topic at two-day colloquia

UI Flash Index up slightly

SEPTEMBER

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 4 through 21

Lecture Monday on effects of three Central Illinois strikes

Baum Lecture on civil liberties, civil rights to be given Oct. 3

Community Help Line to offer help to people with reactions to Sept. 11

Whistleblower on Army Corps of Engineeers to speak Oct. 12

Poetry reading set for Tuesday

Lecture on Lipchiptz Sunday canceled

Ira Solomon appointed head of accountancy

Prospective law students to gather Oct. 3 for Law School Day

Forum to discuss Tuesday's attack set for Sept. 19

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 20 through Oct. 7

Lecture on human genome postponed

Pollen from one Bt corn variety reduced growth rates among black swallowtail caterpillar

Katzenellenbogen to discuss estrogen in CAS annual lecture Sept. 19

Lectures launch yearlong exploration of new biology

Flash Economic Index continues its decline

NCSA dedicates new computing facility with news conference, tours

AUGUST

MillerComm announces fall lecture series

First Computer Fear Film Festival aims to dispel terror of technology

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 6 through 23

Two electric cars join campus motor pool fleet

Japanese alum wins first alumni achievement award

Law school dean to leave post in one year

UI project goal: increase physical activity for older Americans

New Beckman Institute director named

Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum showcases African art

Forum to be held on stem cell research

Uni High class earns highest average ACT score

UI Computer Fear Film Fesitval to be held Sept. 8

First day of classes follows Monday schedule

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Aug. 16 through Sept. 9

Champaign County Citizen Police Academy accepting applications for enrollment

Easter named acting dean of ACES

Two guides name UI a top value

UI Flash Economic Index fell slightly in last month in a continued no-growth pattern

UI student named congressional fellow

JULY

UI tent open at state fair Aug. 10-19 in Springfield

Scholars and dignitaries to explore many facets of Colombia Aug. 1-4

Board of trustees appoints new unit heads

Two hundred students named to Bronze Tablet

Ohio University aviator to become head of UI Institute of Aviation

Calendar of events at the University of Illinois from July 19 throug Aug. 5

Soil suggests early humans lived in forests instead of grasslands

Pulitzer Prize-winner Bill Gaines named to Knight Chair in Journalism

UI students stick it to the competition with their award-winning thumbtack

First campus historical marker to be placed outside Architecture Building

UI Flash Economic Index records continued sluggishness

JUNE

Three UI grads to continue study at Cambridge in fall

Burglaries, robberies decline; aggravated assaults and batteries increase in campus area

South entrance bridge to Allerton Park closes today because it's unsafe

School of Chemical Sciences honors 81 undergraduates

School of Architecture honors 109 students

Teachers at 11 schools will learn new computer and Internet skills in summer institutes

Sloan Foundation funds online continuing education program for veterinarians

Chancellor rescinds e-mail that required prior authorization before contact with prospective athletes

UI theater professor wins Tony Award for directing

UI Flash Economic Index drops steeply in May

MAY

Freshman wins scholarship to study art and design

Crackling noise in cereal and magnets aids study of earthquakes

Five graduate students awarded fellowships by FMC

Two graduate students win scholarships for research into aging

Fire College teaches more than basics of fighting fires

Twenty students win Brundage Scholarships

Phi Eta Sigma initates 942 freshmen into honor society

Mothers Association elects Taylor Ridge woman as president

Mothers Association honors perfect grade-point averages with books

Russian librarians, government officials visit counterparts in Illinois

Junior wins Truman Scholarship

Commerce and Business Administration honors students

Two students receive Goldwater Scholarships

Student leadership honored at banquet

Dads Association honors sophomore scholars with book purchases

UI Flash Economic Index rebounds in April

Medicare 7, 8 or 9 founder honored with Chancellor's Medallion

State championship of Rube Goldberg Machine Contest to be held May 12

APRIL

Host families sought for Japanese summer visitors

Instrucational Awards Banquet honor excellence in teaching, advising

Leading player in decoding human genome to speak April 24

Physics professor wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Keeping and developing new teachers focus of conference

International Dance Day to be celebrated April 29

Physics professor named to NATO Science Committee

Theater professor first staged Pulitizer Prize-winning play for second year in a row

Civil engineering students to gather to race concrete canoes, build bridges, present papers

130th Commencement to be May 13

Seven engineering students honored

College of Engineering honor 14 faculty members for teaching and research

College of Engineering salutes five alumni

Disability Awareness Week, April 22-28, features lots of activities

Minor in international arts available come fall

Former faculty member to return as dean of veterinary medicine

Three UI professors win Sloan Research Fellowships

Expert on addictive disorders to speak April 27

Roger Ebert to showcase 14 films, including '2001: A Space Odyssey'

Second annual business plan competition to kick off April 17

Veteran journalist Shana Alexander to give UI her papers

Nobel laureate Jack Kilby to be honored April 18

UI Flash Economic Index falls below 100

MARCH

Labor balladeer to lecture and sing April 9

Temira Pachmuss to receive medal of honor from Republic of Estonia

Teacher Placement Day on April 5 to draw school districts from 27 states and six foreign countries

Cozad Lecture to bring back UI alum to speak on entrepreneurism

Former UI professor returns to deliver Derber Lecture on gender pay gap

State finals of Illinois Science Olympiad to be held April 7

Former HHS administrator to speak on welfare reform March 29

XTension Chords kick off new lunchtime entertainment series at new Arcade Plaza

Jacksonville father elected president of Dads Association

Dads Association honors top sophomores with Library Awards

'Producing Cities/Consuming Cities' to be topic of third annual humanities conference

Three educator-scholars from Russia's Hermitage Museum to visit campus

Three faculty members awarded Fulbright Scholar grants

Illinois establishes MFA in creative writing

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer to discuss globalization and its impact

Department head David Daniel to be next dean of engineering

Paintings by UI graduate students to be featured at I space

UI Flash Economic Index hits lowest level since 1992

Former UI president to speak at May 13 commencement

FEBRUARY

Volunteers or docents for Arboretum and Allerton Park sought

Two researchers elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Romanian Cultural Foundation honors violinist Sherban Lupu with lifetime achievement award

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week to focus on body image, self esteem

Personal, professional enrichment possible through continuing education courses

'Lunch hour lectures with an international focus to be offered at Illini Center in Chicago

Community Medical School to offer four lectures for the layperson

Secret Agent Worms' to debut at Ag Open House

Time capsule to be opened at Engineering Open House

UI Flash Economic Index continues its descent

Reported crime declined in most categories on campus last year

The business side of college basketball coaches to be topic of talk

Amtrak official to speak on future of high-speed rail initiative

New York University vice dean named dean of UI College of Commerce and Business Administration

JANUARY

Power and steam for heating being restored after fire at campus Abbott Power Plant

Paul Parker to be honored by National Society of Black Engineers

2000 Illinois Statistical Abstract is available

MIT professor to give David Kinley Lecture in economics

Six to receive honorary degrees at UI Commencement

Symbols, signs, icons and artifacts come together in new exhibition at I space

TransAfrica leader to give keynote speech at weeklong Martin Luther King Jr. symposium

Pioneer in magnetic resonance imaging to receive National Academy of Sciences Award

UI Flash Economic Index indicates a continued slowdown