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New treatments for deadly lung disease could be revealed by 3D modeling

A 3D bioengineered model of lung tissue built by University of Michigan researchers is poking holes in decades worth of flat, Petri...

Trans young adults risk homelessness, racism when migrating in search of gender affirmation, safety

Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but...

Loneliness doubled among older adults in early months of COVID-19, U-M poll shows

Staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19. But a new national poll...

Western wildfires: U-M experts available to comment

Dozens of major wildfires are burning in Oregon, California and other western states. An estimated 500,000 Oregon residents were told to evacuate....

Testing the deceased could provide additional surveillance methods during pandemic, study shows

Testing for the coronavirus on those who have died could supplement other forms of surveillance and serve as a possible early outbreak...

Scientists discover warped disk ‘torn apart by stars’

Pioneering new research has revealed the first direct evidence that groups of stars can tear apart their planet-forming disk, leaving it warped...

Early COVID-19 news coverage amplified political divide

Newspaper coverage of COVID-19 is at least as politicized and polarized as climate change coverage, say University of Michigan researchers.

Three ways to do hands-on and lab classes remotely

One of the challenges of teaching online is how to create meaningful hands-on experiences, but this fall University of Michigan engineering students...

Hurricane Laura: U-M experts available to comment

Sue Anne Bell, clinical associate professor at the U-M School of Nursing, focuses on disaster preparedness and response. Her research addresses health...

Staying green during a pandemic: U-M dining halls to feature compostable takeout containers

University of Michigan dining halls are set to resume full lunch and dinner service, with an eye toward making composting portable.

Families are restricted from visiting hospitalized loved ones. What does this mean for at-home care?

While necessary to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, an unintended side effect of barring hospital visitors during the pandemic has been...

Undocumented parents teach Latino kids to be overly cautious

Parents who are undocumented immigrants are more likely than documented parents to teach mistrust to their children and to be wary of...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...