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NEWS INDEX 2003

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December

Biography of Queen Victoria refutes longstanding misconceptions

Law needs to be changed to make it easier to prosecute domestic violence

Hosts needed for Korean college students during spring semester

Design center to open doors to public Dec. 16 in Urbana

Software tool makes PowerPoint easier for disabled to use

Researchers discover fairy tale aspects of Christmas consumerism

Arms Control program seeking applicants for scholarship

Cross-disciplinary initiative to conclude with roundtable discussion

'Overlooked Film Festival' passes now on sale

"Sex and the City' to be catalyst for study of Caribbean culture, literature

Flash Index indicates Illinois economy gaining steam

NOVEMBER

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 4 through Jan. 25, 2004

Clothing industry led the way in seeing kids as consumers, scholar says

Professor of law Thomas S. Ulen recognized with Swanlund Chair

Doolen scholarships for study on aging available

Avery Brundage scholarship applications available online

Lani Guinier to speak at 2004 Commencement

David Weightman named director of School of Art and Design

Japanese legal education system undergoing radical transformation

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 20 through Dec. 7

Zimmerman Foundation's gift to benefit music school, Krannert Center

International alumni award-winner named

Book explores musical life in America in first 50 years after independence

Kim Rotzoll, longtime dean of College of Communications, dies

Scholars to meet Nov. 15 to debate 'New World Order'

Annual annotated guide recommends best books for children

UI Flash Economic Index rebounds

OCTOBER

Five Illinois professors elected as 2003 AAAS Fellows

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

Study to examine how Korean immigrant families overcome challenges

John W. Erdman elected to Institute of Medicine of National Academies

Shape of beverage glass influences how much people pour – and drink

School-university team makes baseball an exercise in learning

Goldberg named first holder of Dobrovolny Professorship in Entrepreneurial Engineering

Palestinian-American playwright to bring play to campus Oct. 27

Proposals sought to modernize Orchard Downs

Cellofest brings two renowned musicians to campus

Japan House open house set for Oct. 25

Novelist Yann Martel to read, speak Oct. 20-21

Where do you put 10 million books? Construction of library warehouse under way

Weeklong commemoration of 35th anniversary of Project 500 begins today

93rd Homecoming celebration begins Oct. 19

Distinguished NASA scientist to present public talk

National Science Foundation funds new nanoscale reseaerch center at Illinois

U.of I. Press Week Oct. 17-22 to feature six authors

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 16 through Nov. 9

Richard Powers wins two more literary prizes

Film series to look at women in sport

Alternative medicine, quality of life among topics at symposium Oct. 16-18

Former U.S. House majority leader to speak Oct. 24

Illinois professor wins Nobel Prize in physics

Illinois professor wins Packard Fellowship

I space presents two new exhibitions beginning Friday

Illinois professor win Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Love for the library revealed in 10 millionth volume

NASA pioneer's gift to be celebrated Thursday

'After Whiteness: Race and the Visual Arts' symposium set for Oct. 11

Three original Freedom Riders to speak Oct. 18

Flash Index of Illinois economy down in September

SEPTEMBER

Conference to focus on path-breaking Chinese filmmakers

Woese receives Crafoord Prize in Sweden

Law School Day takes place Oct. 13

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

ACDIS celebrates 25th anniversary with forum on future of conflict

Conference to explore future of budget-challenged UI Library

Yearlong commemoration of Brown v. Board decision to begin

Artists, critics, curators converge in fall lecture series

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 18 through Oct. 5

Veracruzana University librarian to give Mortenson Distinguished Lecture

Researchers join federal center to study infectious disease

Five professors begin Center for Advanced Study appointments

Flash economic index holds steady for third straight month

Interactive art, installation, sculpture on view at I space

Clinical-community psychology doctoral program honored

AUGUST

MillerComm lecture series celebrates 30 years of engaging speakers

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

Legislative backing needed to enforce standards for power transmission

Citizen's police academy accepting applications

Journalism head named interim dean of College of Communications

Two major exhibitions open Krannert Art Museum fall season

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Aug. 21 through Sept 7

Chancellor's Scholars announced

Emerald ash borer poses threat to trees in Illinois

Illinois flash index of economy remains unchanged from last month

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

JULY

West Nile virus focus during ornithologists' meeting

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July24 through Aug. 10

College of Business honors students

Works by MFA graduates on view at I space beginning Friday

Bronze Tablet honor students named

June flash index indicates state may be climbing out of economic slump

JUNE

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 3 through 27

School of Architecture students honored

Students receive awards in international studies

Teachers upgrade tech skills statewide

New head of labor education program named

Phi Kappa Phi recipients named

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 19 through July 6

Chicago educator named new director of University High School

Ground broken for Post Genomic Institute

Russian and Eastern European Center hosting 30th annual summer lab

Illinois flash index of economy highest since February 2002

MAY

Jiri Jonas elected to American Philosophical Society

Nutrition, neuroscience focus of first Initiative on Aging conference

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign June 5 through June 22

Mothers Association elects officers

Mothers Association honors freshmen with books for high school libraries

Mothers Association honors Patricia Justice

School of Chemical Sciences honors 95 undergraduates

79th annual Illinois Fire College begins training Thursday

Five graduate students awarded FMC Fellowships

Three UI students among 183 given scholarships for study abroad

Students honored for outstanding leadership

'Brains in Action' set for May 24 at Children's Museum

Two graduate students win scholarships for study of aging

Illinois scholar elected fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Three exhibitions open Friday at I space in Chicago

Ukrainian scholars to gather for conference June 16-21

Alston selected for ACE Fellows Program

Two journalism students win top prizes in Hearst competition

Harris Lewin named director of Post Genomic Institute

Illinois flash index rises slightly

APRIL

Three Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

NCSA presents award to Allstate for innovative uses of technology

Newspaper Library's grand opening in new location set for Wednesday

132nd commencement May 18 features Pulitzer Prize-winning speaker

Illinois professor to receive global energy prize

Annual instructional awards to be given Monday

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from May 1 through 25

Former president of Zambia to speak May 2

Award-winning photojournalist speak April 29

Legislators to visit Fire Service Institute Friday

Journalism professor, students identify "Deep Throat"

Expert on civil and family law to speak April 29

Survey Research Lab honors two for dissertations

Two professors win Guggenheim Fellowships

Electricity Transmission Business School set for June 23-26

Annual teacher placement day Thursday to draw fewer recruiters

African and international art scholar to speak Thursday

Changes to lineup at Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival announced

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from April 17 through May 4

Engineering professor named Carnegie Scholar

Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse plan to be on hand for Ebert Film Festival

International trade expert to deliver Kinley Lecture Friday

New book entertainingly tells 'What Good Are Bugs'

Illinois Flash Economic Index increased marginally in March

Japanese arts and culture to be featured in three events

Chancellor to give Derber Lecture on building an integrated workplace

MARCH

International conference, other events focus on Beethoven

Current state of European union to be examined April 10-13

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

'Terror and Torture: Ethics and Law in Extremis' to be annual philosophy lecture April 4

Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval Mediterranean

20th Century French Studies Colloquium to begin Thursday

IBM's high-tech gift helps provide access to rare, fragile library materials

Media invited to view, experience training at Fire Service Institute

Senior wins one of 11 Churchill Scholarships

Conference April 3-5 to explore 'The South'

New Internet-based tool aids communication for deaf

University of Virginia scholar named dean of library school

Second annual "Reel Queer Film Festival" opens April 1

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 20 through April 6

Panel discussion on geopolitics of Europe set for March 18

Women and Gender History symposium to run March 13-15

Analyst Kevin Phillips to speak at Cline Symposium March 17-18

Architecture featured in I space exhibitions March 14-April 5

Graduate students wins $25,000 fellowship from Deloitte Foundation

Senior wins one of 42 Gates Cambridge Scholarships

February continues yearlong stagnation of Illinois economy

FEBRUARY

Several types of crime increased in campus area in latest report

Macroeconomist to speak on world of work in Kinley Lecture

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

Asian American Awareness Month kicks off Wednesday

Six professors named University Scholars

MacArthur Foundation funds three-year $1.35 million grant to ACDIS

Conference to explore links between sports, democracy

Two Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

Carl Woese wins the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences, given by the Royal Academy

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 20 through March 9

Engineering Open House showcases student talent

Mellon Foundation Grant to fund improved humanities teaching, research

Illinois Flash Index up slightly in January

Institute for community planners set for Feb. 26-27

Two international achievement awards to be presented Feb. 10

JANUARY

Freeman Foundation renews grant funding Asian Educational Media Service

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

Among continuing education offerings is a trip to Italy

Photographs, video installation and sculpture to open at I space Feb. 7

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter to speak at commencement

Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm lecture series opens

Peer groups influence early adolescent bullying behavior

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jan. 23 through Feb. 9.

Illinois professor awarded the 2002/3 Wolf Prize in Physics

Students in School of Architecture honored

Three new exhibitions at Krannert Art Museum

Martin Luther King events

Flash Index indicates Illinois economy stuck in neutral