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NEWS INDEX 2002

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December

New ideas in architecture to be featured at I space

Gov. Ryan to discuss death penalty

Book censorship is focus of library exhibit

Holonyak to receive institute's highest honor

Recent past president of ALA to head Mortenson Center

Two Illinois scientists among 291 AAAS fellows

Students honored with Dads Association Library Awards

Dads Association honors four with Certificate of Merit Awards

Dads Association elects new officers

Biologist one of five winners of 2003 Damon Runyon Scholar Award

Success by 6 Leadership Committee approves drop-in child care

Illinois' NAMD code among the winners at the Olympics of supercomputing

Flash Index indicates Illinois economy continues to stall

Passes on sale for fifth Roger Ebert Overlooked Film Festival April 23-27

NOVEMBER

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 6 through Jan. 26, 2003

Forum on affect of heightened national security on higher education Dec. 4

Three new exhibitions open Friday at I space

Assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury to speak Tuesday

Nation's foremost African-American labor leader to speak Wednesday

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 21 through Dec. 8

'Magnificent' gift enhances family resiliency program

Property crimes among increases in university crime report

Brundage Scholarship applications available to scholar/amateur athletes

Authority on African-American families to speak Nov. 12

Steve Schomberg promoted to vice chancellor post

Illinois professor to speak, perform at Chicago Humanities Festival

Flash Economic Index rose slightly in October

Guide to children's books makes gift-giving easier

OCTOBER

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 7 through 24

Faculty art, Lorena Johnson exhibitions to open Nov. 16 at KAM

Prize-winning professor to speak about writing in Chicago, on campus

Interplay between arts, humanities, sciences, technology kicks off Nov. 7

Enrollments in online courses continue to increase each semester

2002 homecoming court members selected

Participants needed for course on balancing work, life

Demonstration of sprinklers set for Friday

Consortium to design next-generation nuclear research reactors

U.S. Supreme Court associate justice to lecture

Choldin to deliver Mortenson Lecture

Faculty authors featured during UI press week

Works by six artists displayed in I space exhibition

Homecoming theme: "I Spy Illini!"

Siebel Scholars named

Illinois professor named 2002 Packard Fellow

Distinguished Berkeley astronomer to present public talk

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 17 through Nov. 10

32nd Marching Band Festival set for Oct. 19

Couple to be honored for commitment to environment

Annual fall open house at Japan House

Public policy expert to discuss 'Living With Terrorism'

Railroad association president to give keynote speech

'French Means Business' forum to be held Oct. 10

Two professors to receive distinguished French award

Emeritus professor wins top honor from Materials Research Society

NCSA outreach program seeks to 'revitalise' rural education

Monthly economic index suggests static state economy

Gender and transnational networks to be focus of symposium

SEPTEMBER

Monday night Bears game means changes to traffic

Sun-Times sports columnist to speak Friday

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 3 through 20

Rethinking terrorism' conference set for Oct. 3-5

Amnesty International director to speak Thursday

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 19 through Oct. 6

Sept. 11 hasn't changed public's attentiveness to news, study reveals

Assembly Hall changes would add air conditioning, better seating

Law School Day set for Sept. 24

Living With Fire' week Sept. 16-20 to focus on prevention

Exhibitions of mixed-media works on view at I space in Chicago

August flash index of economic growth holds steady at July reading

AUGUST

Sept. 11 commemoration includes chimes, program at Krannert

Unity Month to be celebrated in September with concert, speakers

CAS/MillerComm series launches Sept. 5 with lecture by food policy expert

American Indian Day to be observed Sept. 4

Activist/actor Mike Farrell to speak on human rights Sept. 9

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 5 through 22

Krannert Art Museum opens fall season with two shows Sept. 4

Chancellor's Scholars chosen for academic excellence, leadership

Grainger gifts fund programs to explore promising new technologies

Symposium to explore future of independent newspapers

Symposium celebrates new doctoral program in landscape history

Two graduate students in engineering win scholarships

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Aug. 15 through Sept. 8

UI Flash Economic Index continues rise begun last month

JULY

Citizen Police Academy accepting applications

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

Academic-year crime statistics released

Robert Easter named dean of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Heidi Hurd named dean of the College of Law

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 18 through Aug. 4

Professor receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at White House

Howard Hughes Medical Institute to fund science education, outreach programs

Graduate students' exhibition to open Friday at I-space

UI Flash Index rises slightly; slowdown is moderating, economist says

JUNE

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 5 through 21

Colombo named interim dean of College of Law

Girls' higher grades come with emotional price tag, researchers say

Phi Eta Sigma initiates 612 members

Teachers learn to integrate technology into classes during weeklong workshops

Three researchers to take part in mapping the honeybee genome

Hosts sought to share American culture with visitors

Journalism students reveal most probably 'Deep Throat' identities

Two named Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy-editing interns

Summer workshop to boost teachers' knowledge of world religions

Ninety-six School of Chemical Sciences students honored

School of Architecture honors students for achievement

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 20 through July 7

Bronze Tablet, UI's highest honor, lists 194 graduates

I space opens two exhibitions Friday

College of Commerce honors top students

UI Flash Index marks 13th straight month of negative growth

Students honored for international studies

MAY

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

Boppart named one of the world's top young innovators by Technology Review

Zukoski named next vice chancellor for research

Sophomore named one of 13 GE Fund scholars

Former Illinois president to speak at community college leadership retreat

Harry Drickamer. pioneer in pressure tuning studies dies

Four undergraduates to receive Goldwater Scholarships

NCSA recognizes Caterpillar for partnership that spawned a series of technology breakthroughs

University of Pittsburgh professor proposed as next dean of School of Social Work

College of Engineering honors nine students

College of Engineering honors 12 for outstanding teaching, research

College of Engineering honors eight accomplished alumni

Symposium to commemorate economist, International Monetary Market

Flash Index sinks to lowest level in decade

APRIL

Annual instructional awards banquet tonight honors the best at Illinois

Commencement May 12 to feature Maya Angelou

Graduate students win FMC Fellowships

Two undergrads win Harry S. Truman Scholarships

Two grad students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from May 2 through 19

UI Police officers honored with awards April 24

Prize-winning poet to read from his works April 30

Beckman researchers to study motorist safety with GM grant

Forum to look at Latina/o experience 10 years after protest

Graduate student wins fellowhip in architectural history

Kris Kristofferson among guests slated to attend Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Fest

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from April 18 through May 5

Japan House annual open house April 20

Works by Bourgeois among four new Krannert Art Musuem exhibitions

Educators to share how to keep, train, mentor new teachers

Open house April 12 for Advanced Transportation Research and Engineering Lab

Ilinois flash economic index indicates state still in slump

Distinguished Cal-Tech astronomer to present public talk

MARCH

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., author Dave Eggers to speak at town meeting April 6

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

Cline symposium speaker to address legacy of Sept. 11

Jordanian prince to discuss future of Middle East

European Union Day to focus on post-Sept. 11 world

Clarence Shelley to receive Chancellor's Medallion

Teacher placement day attracts recruiters from half the states

Two seniors win prestigious Gates Scholarships to Cambridge

State finals of Illinois Science Olympiad to be held April 6

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 21 through April 7

Fourth Roger Ebert Film Festival to run April 24-28

UI, NCSA joins Hewlett-Packard, others in computing consortium

Pershing Rifles to host military drill compeition March 9, 10

UI Flash Index of Economic Growth remains constant

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 7 through 24

FEBRUARY

Promise, problems, future of genetic research topic of March 8-9 conference

Kaler's latest book honored by Association of American Publishers

Freshman honored for academic achievement, community involvement

President-elect of American Library Association to speak Saturday

Master of Fine Arts exhibition opens March 9

Doctoral students receive inaugural survey research awards

Architecture students honored

Junior wins grant for study in France

Graduate student in metalworking wins scholarship

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' to headline engineering open house

Stanford professor to give Kinley lecture March 7

'Planning Matters' institute set for March 7-8

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities awards fellowships

Robberies, aggravated assaults declined significantly last semester on campus

Photography, architectural projects on view at I space in Chicago

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 21 through March 10

UI physicist on symposium panel in Chicago for "Copenhagen" premiere

ACES Open House offers educational, entertaining, hands-on activities March 8, 9

Bill Nye the Science Guy among attractions at Engineering Open House March 8, 9

Growth-hormone therapy in elderly may boost disease-fighting cells

Slower speed limit effective today in new University District

Flash Economic Index shows recession continues in Illinois

JANUARY

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 7 through 24

Works by four students selected for juried ceramics exhibition

Campus initiatives to foster diversity education

Library sponsors week of communications talks, including storytellers

UI joins University Affiliates program of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

National architecture association gives Distinguished Professor Award to UI's Warfield

Four-day symposium on biodiverstiy part of international initiative

Mellon Foundation gives UI Library $1 million to protect, preserve endangered library materials

'Alien Arthropods!' invade 19th annual Insect Fear Film Festival on Feb. 9

Semesterlong 'Exploring the Human Experience' culminates with Maya Angelou's commencement talk

Lunch-hour lectures on international topic begin in Chicago Jan. 30

Sickle Cell researcher to talk about finding a cure Jan. 31

Krannert Art Museum to open faculty exhibition Jan. 26; launch noontime lectures Jan. 30

Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Symposium set for Jan. 21-25

Baym wins Hans A. Bethe Prize from the American Physical Society

Rauchfuss to receive the ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jan. 17 through Feb. 10

Ferber honored by Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession

Two I space exhibitions open Friday in Chicago

Evidence of carbon-silicon compound found in living colony of diatoms

Nanotube 'peapods' have tunable electronic properties, scientists say

UI Flash Economic Index ended the year ona down note