ILLINOIS

Threats cause concerns at two local high schools

CHAMPAIGN – School officials have lifted a lockdown at Champaign Central High School, which was imposed Friday after several fights broke out.

CAMPUS NEWS

NANTICOKE-INSPIRED PARK

Visitors to Laurel, Delaware, will find a new playground in Tidewater Park showcasing some of the history and folklore of the Nanticoke...

Approval of no increase in room and board rates among Purdue trustees actions; 11th consecutive tuition freeze announced.

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 3) approved housing rates for 2022-23, including a 10th consecutive year with no increase...

Pen-side test for bovine respiratory disease may save cattle industry millions, reduce antibiotic use

Sous-vide cooking inspired an idea that took promising technology out of the lab and into the barn. Researchers at Purdue University successfully...

A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence’ debuts at the Block Museum of Art Jan. 26

A new exhibition will explore the various ways American artists have grappled with anti-Black violence over the past 100 years.

Be grateful: It may improve your health

Be thankful for what you have—it might improve your physical and mental health, according to a new global study that uses cell...

HEALTH DISPARITIES EXPERT AMY KIND BECOMES ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR SOCIAL HEALTH SCIENCES AND PROGRAMS

Amy Kind, MD, PhD, will serve as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for social...

OPINION

AP: Pandemic stress weighs heavily on Gen Z: AP-NORC, MTV poll

Isolation. Anxiety. Uncertainty. The stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have taken a toll on Americans of all ages, but a new poll finds that...

NPR: Women, career and family: A conversation with Claudia Goldin

Traditionally, women have been forced to choose between having a career and raising a family, and the pandemic has only added to...

Navigating holidays in a pandemic, again

Experts from Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives and Positive Psychology Center offer six tips for making the holiday season joyful, fun,...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, NOVEMBER 2021

VOLUME 14, NUMBER 161, NOVEMBER 2021

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

More and more Chinese students are beginning to choose to study in Germany. What majors do they choose to study? Which professions...

NEWS

VOA: Two US States Drop ‘Demeaning’ Terms for Immigrants; More Consider It

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother's residency card as a child: alien.

BBC: Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar court sentences ousted leader in widely criticised trial

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules, in the first of...

REUTERS: New York City mandates shots for all private businesses amid Omicron spread

New York City declared on Monday that all private-sector employers must implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workers, as the highly transmissible...

REUTERS: Biden and Putin head into Ukraine talks with scant room for compromise

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin have a chasm of mutual distrust to bridge when they hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday...

TRAVEL

The 2021 holiday season might see more travelers than last year if the new COVID-19Omicron variant doesn’t sway people to cancel their plans. A...

WORK LIFE

More companies are offering benefits that cover IVF, egg-freezing or surrogacy. Are these perks, which can be divisive, really the key to...

LATEST ARTICLES

VOA: Two US States Drop ‘Demeaning’ Terms for Immigrants; More Consider It

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother's residency card as a child: alien.

BBC: Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar court sentences ousted leader in widely criticised trial

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules, in the first of...

REUTERS: Cryptocurrencies post net inflows last week, but outflows seen on Friday – CoinShares

Cryptocurrency products and funds received $184 million in net inflows as of last week, data from digital asset manager CoinShares showed on...

REUTERS: New York City mandates shots for all private businesses amid Omicron spread

New York City declared on Monday that all private-sector employers must implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workers, as the highly transmissible...

REUTERS: Biden and Putin head into Ukraine talks with scant room for compromise

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin have a chasm of mutual distrust to bridge when they hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday...

NANTICOKE-INSPIRED PARK

Visitors to Laurel, Delaware, will find a new playground in Tidewater Park showcasing some of the history and folklore of the Nanticoke...

Threats cause concerns at two local high schools

CHAMPAIGN – School officials have lifted a lockdown at Champaign Central High School, which was imposed Friday after several fights broke out.

FOX NEWS:Christmas 2021 travel: 122 million people will journey for holidays, survey says

The 2021 holiday season might see more travelers than last year if the new COVID-19Omicron variant doesn’t sway people to cancel their plans. A...

Illinois senior named Schwarzman Scholar

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign senior Boming Yang, of Beijing, was named a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 151 recipients selected from...