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ILLINOIS

Breaking the temperature barrier in small-scale materials testing

Researchers have demonstrated a new method for testing microscopic aeronautical materials at ultra-high temperatures. By combining electron microscopy and laser heating, scientists...

CAMPUS NEWS

THON 2020: The Big Reveal

Penn State's 2020 THON has raised $11,696,942.38 for the Four Diamonds at Penn State Children’s Hospital — adding to Penn State...

U-M, Coursera offer Chinese learners nearly free access to online courses amid coronavirus outbreak

In response to the coronavirus epidemic that has restricted millions of Chinese people to their homes and towns, the University of...

Scrap metal-powered lights win Y-Prize 2020

Each year, Penn Engineering, Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management, Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship and the Penn Center for Innovation team up to...

Concord Law School graduate to speak at Purdue Global commencement ceremonies

Dolan Williams, a graduate of Purdue University Global’s Concord Law School, will provide the keynote address at two commencement ceremonies for Purdue Global on...

New Keller Center reflects Harris Public Policy’s growing ambitions

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy has a new home to match its growing ambitions.

$3.2 million NIH award to support technology to fight deadly bacterial lung infections

New support may help Purdue University scientists target what they call one of the greatest threats to human health – antimicrobial resistance.

OPINION

CNN: China and Japan’s relationship is thawing in the time of coronavirus

"Even though we live in different places, we live under the same sky," read the stanza on the sides of boxes...

CNN: Can Bernie Sanders beat Donald Trump? Here’s the reality

You'd be forgiven for thinking that there are no rules in politics and there's nothing more to learn from history.

NPR: At 25 Years, Understanding The Longevity Of Craigslist

Craigslist is a bit of an anomaly on the rapidly changing Internet. While other sites are constantly tweaking, testing new designs, finding...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, FEBRUARY 2020

VOLUME 12, NUMBER 140, FEBRUARY 2020

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

As 2020 tax reporting season is approaching, individual taxpayers have started preparing themselves with different methods to file their tax returns. Some...

NEWS

CNN: This immigration policy violates sacred patient-doctor confidentiality

When violence forces people to flee their homes and cross borders legally or illegally, seeking asylum or other forms of refuge...

IOC Member: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Could Be Canceled Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are more likely to be canceled than moved or rescheduled if by late May the coronavirus outbreak is deemed...

CNN: FBI raids fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s NY office after he was accused of sex assault and sex trafficking

Fashion tycoon Peter Nygard's New York office was raided Tuesday as the magnate faces allegations of sex trafficking in a civil lawsuit.

AP: World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront...

TRAVEL

There are people who can sleep anywhere, any time, in any position -- including upright in an economy-class airplane seat.

WORK LIFE

European parents have historically been relaxed when it comes to raising their children, but today more and more are adopting the kind...

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