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ENROLLMENT OPEN FOR NEW UW STUDY EXAMINING IMMUNE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 VACCINE IN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

IBD affects approximately 1.3% of US adults and is a term for two conditions (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) that are characterized...

Penn State to host Pennsylvania Regional Vaccination Clinic at BJC

For eligible Pennsylvanians interested in signing up for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Pennsylvania Department of Health announced...

Northwestern’s role in overturning the Illinois death penalty observed

Stage and screen star Harry Lennix (C ’86), School of Communication Dean E. Patrick Johnson and Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk, a graduate of Bienen School of...

Why UChicago business students are learning about global health

Booth course and initiative foster interdisciplinary collaboration with UChicago Medicine

Four professors named Guggenheim fellows

Northwestern University faculty members Mesmin Destin, Vicky Kalogera, Jennifer Lackey and John A. Rogers are among the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows recently named...

Purdue trustees approve bachelor’s degree in music; ratify faculty positions, promotions; honor friends of the university

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (April 9) approved the creation of a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, ratified...

OPINION

BBC: Why Japan can’t shake sexism

Gender equality keeps making headlines in Japan for all the wrong reasons. Why is that and what will it take for things...

How does COVID-19 affect the heart?

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and researchers are beginning to understand how the disease affects patients beyond initial respiratory symptoms....

AP: Hugs, at last: Nursing homes easing rules on visitors

An 88-year-old woman in Ohio broke down in tears as her son hugged her for the first time in a year. Nursing...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, APRIL 2021

VOLUME 13, NUMBER 154, APRIL 2021

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

Many international students choose to have pets in order to relieve some of the loneliness while studying aboard. The first thing you...

NEWS

VOA: Some Universities Mandate Vaccines for Fall Students

More U.S. colleges and universities are announcing a return to in-person classes this fall, and some say they will mandate that students...

CNN: NFTs are suddenly everywhere, but they have some big problems

For several weeks, it's been near impossible to exist on the internet without at least hearing a mention of NFTs. Short for non-fungible tokens,...

CNN: Yes, the IRS can tax bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. What you need to know

Even though you can buy things with bitcoin, it's not the same as cash. At least not in the eyes of the IRS. Virtual currencies...

CNN: CEOs vow to fight voting restrictions despite threats from Trump and McConnell

Dozens of business leaders held an hour-long brainstorming session over the weekend to discuss ways to fight controversial voting restrictions proposed in...

TRAVEL

It's a landscape that looks almost alien. Soft tufa rock -- spewed from volcanoes millennia ago to create a series of ethereal...

WORK LIFE

Everyone has their breaking point. And when it comes it can be a small thing, an incident that usually wouldn't matter. 

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ENROLLMENT OPEN FOR NEW UW STUDY EXAMINING IMMUNE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 VACCINE IN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

IBD affects approximately 1.3% of US adults and is a term for two conditions (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) that are characterized...

Penn State to host Pennsylvania Regional Vaccination Clinic at BJC

For eligible Pennsylvanians interested in signing up for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Pennsylvania Department of Health announced...

Northwestern’s role in overturning the Illinois death penalty observed

Stage and screen star Harry Lennix (C ’86), School of Communication Dean E. Patrick Johnson and Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk, a graduate of Bienen School of...

Why UChicago business students are learning about global health

Booth course and initiative foster interdisciplinary collaboration with UChicago Medicine

VOA: Some Universities Mandate Vaccines for Fall Students

More U.S. colleges and universities are announcing a return to in-person classes this fall, and some say they will mandate that students...

CNN: Elon Musk’s company says this monkey is playing Pong with his mind

Elon Musk's Neuralink says it has used brain implants to allow a monkey to play a video game with his mind.

CNN: NFTs are suddenly everywhere, but they have some big problems

For several weeks, it's been near impossible to exist on the internet without at least hearing a mention of NFTs. Short for non-fungible tokens,...

Four professors named Guggenheim fellows

Northwestern University faculty members Mesmin Destin, Vicky Kalogera, Jennifer Lackey and John A. Rogers are among the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows recently named...

Purdue trustees approve bachelor’s degree in music; ratify faculty positions, promotions; honor friends of the university

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (April 9) approved the creation of a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, ratified...