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UChicago doctors see ‘remarkable’ success using ventilator alternatives for COVID-19

Doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine are seeing “truly remarkable” results using high-flow nasal cannulas rather than ventilators and intubation to treat some...

Lost your sense of smell or taste? Survey explores possible link to COVID-19

Have you recently lost your sense of taste or smell while suffering from a respiratory illness? If so, scientists are asking you...

UChicago Medicine expands COVID-19 testing to South Side partners, community organizations

The University of Chicago Medicine health system, including Ingalls Memorial, will expand COVID-19 testing for up to 1,000 symptomatic people each day,...

Dr. Emily Landon on coronavirus: ‘I don’t understand why the cries from the front line are not being heard’

Assoc. Prof. Emily Landon, the University of Chicago doctor who made national headlines with her public plea for social distancing, believes the nation...

How much is the coronavirus pandemic impacting hourly workers?

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the widespread closures of restaurants, barbershops and other non-essential business. Where does that leave those employees?

U-M economists: High jobless rates expected but improvement seen in 2nd half of 2020

University of Michigan economists say the COVID-19 pandemic will lead unemployment rates to rise higher than those during the Great Recession....

Household spending swings dramatically in reaction to coronavirus

As COVID-19 cases climbed across the United States, households in affected areas began to change their shopping patterns. In recent weeks, many...

UChicago community finds new ways to learn together

The coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the University of Chicago community—in Hyde Park and beyond. 

Supercomputers, giant accelerators lend a hand in the fight against coronavirus

As COVID-19 makes its way around the world, scientists are working around the clock to analyze the virus to find new treatments and...

Researchers join forces to study how best to decontaminate N95 masks

While health care professionals should have access to new N95 masks, the growing severity of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe...

What the Ebola outbreak could teach us about how to contain coronavirus

Anew research paper examining the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa could hold crucial insights for policymakers grappling with the coronavirus pandemic—namely, the...

With much of U.S. staying at home, how many jobs can be done remotely?

Evaluating the economic impact of “social distancing” measures taken to arrest the spread of COVID-19 raises a number of fundamental questions about...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Faculty members, staff, teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring were honored...

Extending cancellation of summer events through July 5

Please see the message below regarding the extension of the cancellation of on-campus summer events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Keeping Illinois connected remotely

Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online...

[Illinois] University initiates fundraising program for student relief

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is introducing a supplemental relief fund to support university students dealing with financial...