ITG Media Coverage

ITG projects have been covered by various media. A selection of these articles is listed below, with links to the source material when available. Following this is a listing of public awards received by our staff for their work.

 

2009

Dain, Alina. "Kids Catch Science Bug With Bugscope." Medill Reports: Chicago. Urbana, IL. 13 May 2009.

Yates, Diana. "Venomous, carnivorous centipedes horrify in Insect Fear Film Festival." University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamapaign News Bureau. Champaign, IL. 11 Feb. 2009.

 

2008

Chute, Eleanor. "Sixth-Graders Get to Look into Eye of What Bigs Them." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, PA. 4 Nov. 2008.

Heckel, Jodi. "UI's Bugscope Gives Area Students Personal Look at Insects." The News-Gazette. Champaign, IL. 7 Oct. 2008.

Schwartz, Eric. "Teacher Hopes Science Spark Grows into a Fire in the Belly." Arizona Daily Star. Tuscon, AZ. 18 Apr. 2008.

 

2007

"Bugscope Project Redefines 'Remote Control'", Dave County Schools, June 5, 2007.

"Through the Bugscope." NSTA, September 2007.

Wells, Valerie. "ILLINOIS STYLE: UI microscope gives schoolchildren close-up view of bugs."Belleville.com. Decatur, IL. 12 Jan. 2007.

Wells, Valerie. "UI microscope gives school kids close-up view of creepy crawlers." Kane County Chronicle. Kane County, IL. 13 Jan. 2007.

Sullivan, Sharon. "Bugscope Project Redefines "Remote Control."" Dare County Schools: Nags Head Elementary School. Nags Head, NC. 5 June 2007.

"Shiloh Pointe Students Experience Bugscope." Comminghome.com. Cumming, GA. 11 Apr. 2007.

 

2006

"The Ideal 21st Century School." NRTA Live and Learn, Summer 2006.

Forte, Pauline. "Computers Give Bugs' Eye View." Niles Herald-Spectator. Niles, IL. 16 Nov. 2006.

Wells, Valerie. "University of Illinois' Bugscope allows study of microscopic insects." Herald & Review. Decatur, IL. 16 Nov. 2006.

"GPS Students Experience Bugscope." Chattanoogan.com. Chattanooga, TN. 1 Nov. 2006.

"'Bugscope' gives Derby students insight into Spiders." Hingham Journal. Hingham, MA. 5 Oct. 2006.

 

2004

Shelton, Michael. "Trombly students examine insects in live Web session." Grosse Point News. 1 Jan. 2004.

Donnely, Nicola. "St. Wolstan's students to become involved with US Bugscope Project." Liffey Champion. Ireland. 31 Jan. 2004:

Clements, Michael. "Some good things at our public schools." Texas City Sun. Texas City, TX. 5 Feb 2004.

Kline, Greg. "Bugscope a hit overseas." News Gazette. Champaign, IL. 13 Feb. 2004.

Students of St. Wolstans. "TY Talk: Visiting the creepy-crawly world with the help of the Bugscope programme." The Irish Times. Ireland. 24 Mar. 2004.

Everett-Haynes, La Monica. "Microscope via Internet makes bugs a big deal." Houston Chronicle. Houston, TX. 31 Mar. 2004.

Holland, Laura McHale. "This and That." Noe Valley Voice. Noe Valley, CA. April 2004.

"CD gives students feel for powerful scope", News Gazette, Champaign, Illinois, July 12, 2004.

"Direct writing in three dimensions", Materials Today, Science Direct, June 10, 2004, Volume 7, Issue 7/8.

"Turning self inside out", News Gazette, Champaign, Illinois, May 9, 2004.

"Possibility of a metallic field-effect transistor ", Applied Physics Letters, American Institute of Physics, April 19, 2004, Volume 84, Issue 16, pp. 3139-3141.

" Invisible Worlds: In NSF’s Bugscope Project, state-of-the-art scanning electron microscopy enables grade-school students to examine nature’s extraordinary complexity", Networking and Information Technology Research Development, Supplement to the President's FY 2004 Budget, p. 6, 2004.

"This and That." Noe Valley Voice, Noe Valley, CA. April 2004.

"Microscope via Internet makes bugs a big deal", Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX. March 31, 2004.

"TY Talk: Visiting the creepy-crawly world with the help of the Bugscope programmer." The Irish Times. Ireland, March 24, 2004.

"Bugscope a hit overseas." News Gazette. Champaign, IL. February 13, 2004.

"Some good things at our public schools", Texas City Sun, Texas City, Texas, February 5, 2004.

"St. Wolstan's students to become involved with US Bugscope Project." Liffey Champion, Ireland, January 31, 2004.

"Trombly students examine insects in live Web session." Grosse Point News, January 1, 2004.

"Studying small on Bugscope; Technology allows students to operate microscope at Beckman Institute" Daily Illini, Champaign, IL, April 14, 2004.

 

2003

"The Science of Expression", Computer Graphics World Magazine, December 2003.

" Beckman Institute Works to Bring new Dimension to Facial Recognition ", DigitalVideoEditing.com, September 26, 2003.

"SR seventh graders participate in The Bugscope Project", Cherokee County Herald, November 2003.

"New Mandible Implant Avoids Need for Hip Surgery", Medical Tribune, vol. 36, no. 43,44, Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2003.

" If You Drop It, Should You Eat It? Scientists Weigh In on the 5-Second Rule ". ACES News, University of Illinois at Urbana, September 2, 2003.

"Teachers learn to use high-tech classroom tools", News Gazette Online, Champaign, IL. June 30, 2003.

"Carle, UI test computer generating new bone", News Gazette, June 15, 2003.

"Girls bring virtual 'prairie' to school", News Gazette, May 18, 2003.

"Student film brings Hollywood feel", Daily Illini, April 30, 2003.

"Tech chief says Google looking into the future", The News-Gazette, April 23, 2003.

"UI Research Scales Back", The News-Gazette, March 30, 2003.

"UI Project Simply Buggy, On Purpose", The News-Gazette, January 26, 2003.

Smith, Rachel. "SR seventh graders participate in The Bugscope Project." Cherokee County Herald. Nov. 2003.

Kline, Greg. "Teachers learn to use high-tech classroom tools" News Gazette Online. Champaign, IL. 30 June 2003.

Kline, Greg. "UI project is simply buggy, on purpose." News Gazette Online. Champaign, IL. 26 Jan. 2003.

 

2001

"Creepy, Crawly, Upclose and Personal", MFDP K-12 Newsletter, Fall 2001.

"Bugscope: Magnifying the Connection between Students, Science, and Scientists", Edutopia Online, June 1, 2001.

"Close up on creepy crawlies." Record Courier. February 2001.

 

2000

"Cells Afire" in NetWatch column in SCIENCE , Vol. 287, March 10, 2000.

"Students use electron microscope online", Pana News Palladium, April 2000.

"Bugscope,D-Lib Magazine featured collection, February 2000.

"MFDP K-12 Newsletter." Fall 2001.

"D-Lib Magazine featured collection." D-Lib Magazine, Feb 2000.

Chen, Milton. "Bugscope: Magnifying the Connection between Students, Science, and Scientists." Edutopia Online. 1 June 2001.

"Close up on creepy crawlies." Record Courier. Feb. 2001.

 

2000

"Students use electron microscope online." Pana News Palladium. April 2000.

 

1999

"Hope Valley pupils introduced to 'a bug's life' via Internet." Providence Journal Bulletin, Providence, RI, December 8, 1999.

"All Things Considered, National Public Radio, December 7, 1999.

"Bugscope Allows Triad Bilogy Students To Learn On Internet." Troy Times Tribune, Troy, IL, November 25, 1999.

"Computer Bugs", San Jose Mercury News, November 11, 1999.

"Web site lets students take a closer look." Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA. October 13, 1999.

"Bugscope." Martha's Vineyard Times, Massachusetts, September 27, 1999.

"Unknown Title. Lincoln Leader . Lincoln, AR, September 14, 1999.

"Real-world science from Internet Labs", New York Times, June 17, 1999.

"Anitilles fifth-graders get an online bug's-eye view", Daily News, Virgin Islands, May 21, 1999.

"SB class gets close up and personal", The Shopper News, New Jersey, May 21, 1999.

"Students use remote controlled microscope to see what makes bugs tick", Los Angeles Times, May 5, 1999.

"Inside Technology: Bugging out", Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, May 3, 1999.

"6th graders view bugs magnified on Internet", Wilmington Star-News, Wilmington, NC, May 2, 1999.

"Bugscope gives young students access to SEMs", Philips Electron Microscopy, Scope 10, May 1999.

"Bugscope gets boost from Uni", The Gargoyle, University High School, Urbana, IL, May 1999.

"Young scientists wield electron microscope", Charleston Post and Courier,Charleston, SC, April 21, 1999.

"Kids bitten by research bug; Outreach program uses electron scope", Chicago Sun-Times, April 13, 1999.

"Bugscope gives Internet users anywhere chance to study insects", U of Ideas in Science, April 1999.

"Gettin' Buggy with it; Beckman's Bugscope cathces students' eye" News-Gazette, Champaign, IL, March 18, 1999.

"THS students participate in Bugscope via Internet with Beckman Instite of the U of I", Breeze Courier, Taylorville, IL, March 18, 1999.

"Dean Nelson", The Communicator, March 1999.

Haag, Justin. Unknown Title. McCook Daily Gazette. McCook, NE. 14 Dec. 1999.

Abbott, Elizabeth. "Hope Valley pupils introduced to 'a bug's life' via Internet." Providence Journal Bulletin. Providence, RI. 8 Dec. 1999.

Dampier, Brian. "All Things Considered." National Public Radio. 7 Dec. 1999.

Tam, Katherine. Unknown Title. Daily Democrat. 30 Nov. 1999.

Roe, Adam. "Bugscope Allows Triad Bilogy Students To Learn On Internet." Troy Times Tribune. Troy, IL. 25 Nov. 1999

Wykes, Sarah L. "Computer Bugs." San Jose Mercury News. San Jose, CA. 11 Nov. 1999.

Weeder, Julie. "Web site lets students take a closer look." Sioux City Journal. Sioux City, IA. 13 Oct. 1999.

Burdick, Kelly. "Bugscope." Martha's Vineyard Times. MA. 27 Sept 1999.

Johnson, Rosemary. Unknown Title. Lincoln Leader. Lincoln, AR. 14 Sept. 1999.

Yarnall, Louise. "Real-World Science From Internet Labs." The New York Times. New York, NY. 17 June 1999.

Phipps, Dorrett. "Anitilles fifth-graders get an online bug's-eye view." Daily News. Virgin Islands. 21 May 1999.

Finn, Allan. "SB class gets close up and personal." The Shopper News. NJ. 21 May 1999.

Trejos, Nancy. "Students Use Remote-Controlled Microscope to See What Makes Bugs Tick." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, CA. 5 May 1999.

Van, Jon. "Inside Technology: Bugging out." Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL. 3 May 1999.

Hirsh, Stacey. "6th graders view bugs magnified on Internet." Wilmington Star-News. Wilmington, NC. 2 May 1999.

"Bugscope gives young students access to SEMs." Philips Electron Microscopy, Scope 10. May 1999.

"Bugscope gets boost from Uni." The Gargoyle. University High School. Urbana, IL. May 1999.

Lawrence, Catherine. "Young scientists wield electron microscope." Charleston Post and Courier. Charleston, SC. 21 Apr 1999.

Oriovich, Jason. "Studying small on Bugscope; Technology allows students to operate microscope at Beckman Institute." Daily Illini. Champaign, IL. 14 Apr. 2004.

Rotzoll, Brenda. "Kids bitten by research bug; Outreach program uses electron scope." Chicago Sun-Times. 13 Apr. 1999.

Van, Jon. "Kids bitten by research bug; Outreach program uses electron scope." Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL. 12 Apr. 1999.

Barlow, Jim. "Bugscope gives Internet users anywhere chance to study insects." U of Ideas in Science. Apr. 1999.

Merli, Melissa."Gettin' Buggy with it; Beckman's Bugscope cathces students' eye." News-Gazette. Champaign, IL. 18 Mar. 1999.

Braye, Tracy. "THS students participate in Bugscope via Internet with Beckman Instite of the U of I" Breeze Courier. Taylorville, IL. 18 Mar. 1999.

"Dean Nelson." The Communicator, Mar. 1999.

 

Awards

Carl Burton was honored with the "Outstanding Graduating Senior in Art & Design" by the University for his creative production "The Art of Simon Fischer". For more details, see Image of the Week - May 20, 2003.

Megan Gillette, Graphic Artists with ITG was recently awarded the "President's Award of Excellence" from Parkland College, where she finished her degree.

"Improving the positional accuracy of the goniometer on the Philips CM-200 TEM" by Jim Pulokas et al. presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 99 ( p.348) has been selected for the 1999 Macres Award for best paper from the Microbeam Analysis Society.