“It’s better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.” ― Jackie Joyner-Kersee


“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”― Walt Disney



There are no announcements from last week’s evening social meeting at Riggs Brewery.



  Feb 9th Feb 16th Feb 23rd Mar 2nd
Introductions Lou Simpson Billy Stull Jeff Van Buren Cary Woolard
Invocation Darrell Hoemann Larry Johnson Andrew Kerins Bob La Charite
Greeters Lou Simpson Billy Stull Jeff Van Buren Cary Woolard
Angie Schoonover Angie Schoonover Angie Schoonover Mary Hodson
Song Leader Cary Woolard Adam Wright Laura Auteberry Oktay Baran
Notetaker Perry Penwell Hodson Lintner


UPCOMING SCHEDULE (with program committee member responsible listed in parentheses)

February 9th – Pam Dempsey, Executive Director, Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting (Mary)

February 16th- Garrett Anderson, Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, UIUC (Phyllis)

February 23rd – Dr. King Li, Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, will speak about the new Carle Illinois College of Medicine (Tod)

March 2nd – Miranda Ming, Ambassadorial Scholar (Mary)

March 9th – TBD (Bob)

Marcy 16th – TBD (Laura)

March 23rd – TBD (Mary)

March 30th – No am meeting; CUSR Social

April 6th – Lex Tate, adjunct lecturer in journalism and advertising at UIUC, will discuss her book An Illini Place—Building the University of Illinois Campus (Phyllis)

April 13th – TBD

April 20th – TBD (Tom)

April 27th – TBD (Bob)

May 4th – TBD (Laura)

May 11th – TBD (Mary)

May 18th – TBD (Phyllis)

May 25th – TBD

June 1st – TBD (Tom)

June 8th – TBD (Bob)

June 15th – TBD (Laura)