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Earless worms ‘listen’ through their skin

A species of roundworm that is widely used in biological research can sense and respond to sound, despite having no ear-like organs,...

HLA professor earns distinguished fellowship

 Aaron Patton, professor and associate head of horticulture and landscape architecture (HLA), recently received a fellowship by the American Society of Agronomy....

QuSTEAM initiative awarded $5 million from NSF to advance quantum science education

Chicago Quantum Exchange a partner in multi-institutional effort to build quantum workforce

Introducing Northwestern’s record-breaking Class of 2025

The Northwestern Class of 2025 comprises countless heartening and unique personal stories. But this incoming cohort of first-year students — almost 2,100...

Environmental and ecological engineering senior selected as Purdue’s sixth Udall scholar

Madison Hodges has a heart for public service and the gift of leadership. As a senior in Purdue University’s...

Traditions old and new welcome UChicago students to campus

UChicago undergraduates in the Class of 2025 will begin to move into residence halls on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and join their peers...

OPINION

Are President Biden’s vaccine mandates lawful?

To curb the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant, the Biden administration issued an expansive new set of vaccination requirements that...

Is the future of agriculture digital?

With colleagues at several institutions, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign crop sciences professor Stephen Moose will lead the development of a National Science...

Singapore is becoming a new destination for studying abroad

Recently, Singapore has become a new destination for many students to study abroad. This is due to their advantageous geographical location, complete...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, SEPTEMBER 2021

VOLUME 13, NUMBER 159, SEPTEMBER 2021

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

Recently, Singapore has become a new destination for many students to study abroad. This is due to their advantageous geographical location, complete...

NEWS

AP: Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that...

REUTERS: How a drug-trafficking mayor in Honduras fueled the U.S. migration crisis

Alexander Ardón ruled one corner of Honduras like a fiefdom. Reuters shows how his murders, drug-trafficking, and other confessed crimes have...

REUTERS: EU states breached air pollution limits in 2020 despite COVID

Most European Union countries broke at least one air pollution limit last year, even as COVID-19 lockdowns improved air quality in many...

VOA: In UNGA Speech, Biden Urges Unity in Confronting Global Challenges

Biden, taking his place for the first time as head of state before the U.N.’s distinctive green marble rostrom, also used his...

TRAVEL

Walking in the footsteps of history's intrepid women explorers, Elise Wortley hopes to shine new light on these adventurers and inspire a...

WORK LIFE

It has been more than a year since universities closed down their classrooms and transitioned to remote learning, but many high school...

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AP: Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that...

REUTERS: J&J says second shot boosts protection for moderate-severe COVID-19 to 94%

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said Tuesday a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to...

REUTERS: How a drug-trafficking mayor in Honduras fueled the U.S. migration crisis

Alexander Ardón ruled one corner of Honduras like a fiefdom. Reuters shows how his murders, drug-trafficking, and other confessed crimes have...

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All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one...

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Looking out the cabin window and seeing cities and oceans from above is, for many of us, one of the joys of...

Earless worms ‘listen’ through their skin

A species of roundworm that is widely used in biological research can sense and respond to sound, despite having no ear-like organs,...

HLA professor earns distinguished fellowship

 Aaron Patton, professor and associate head of horticulture and landscape architecture (HLA), recently received a fellowship by the American Society of Agronomy....

QuSTEAM initiative awarded $5 million from NSF to advance quantum science education

Chicago Quantum Exchange a partner in multi-institutional effort to build quantum workforce