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Virtual Convocation to honor Class of 2020 this weekend

The University of Chicago community and its graduating students will gather this weekend for its first virtual Convocation.

Penn State examining bringing back select student groups based on state guidance

University considering the return of small cohorts as Pennsylvania issues guidelines for colleges and universities, though a final decision about a...

Chemical engineering major earns Astronaut Scholarship

Penn State rising senior Ava Self is a 2020 recipient of the competitive Astronaut Scholarship, which rewards students for their work...

U-M students create mutual aid project to support people directly impacted by incarceration

The uncertainties in the ability to enter and offer creative arts workshops inside prisons during the COVID-19 crisis challenged a group...

NEW MAJOR, NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Kajal Zala started thinking about a career in human resources when she was still in high school in Georgetown, Delaware, and working...

More students eligible for move out as additional counties move to yellow phase

With Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today (May 22) of additional counties moving to yellow phase over the next two weeks, students residing...

Jiaqi Song on his Roman quarantine

Jiaqi Song meant to study in Italy for his spring semester—just not like this. The Penn sophomore is taking international business classes at Bocconi in Milan...

SURF AND GPA, WAY UP

The impact zone. That’s how surfers refer to the turbulent whitewater of crashing waves, the part of the ocean you need to...

Purdue student delves into America’s pastime through his love of statistics

It’s all a numbers game for Purdue student Jeremy Frank from his major in data science to his passion for baseball...

Kirsten Becker promoted to head women’s gymnastics coach

Becker has served as the program’s assistant coach for the past five years, helping lead the Quakers to the 2020 Ivy Classic.

How a Northwestern student startup is revolutionizing handwashing

When Ibraheem Alinur started City Health Tech in 2017, his goal was to address the lack of knowledge about proper handwashing techniques through education...

Connecting communities impacted by COVID-19

Three Penn seniors combine their desire to help with their unique skill sets to create Corona Connects, an online platform that connects...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...