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Reuters: Three ways to make the most from a virtual internship

Thanks to COVID-19, her internship is looking a little different: Stuck in her Boston apartment in sweatpants. Welcome to the New Normal,...

CNN: Sick of working from home? Work at a hotel instead

The kids are clamoring for attention, the laundry needs doing, and what's for dinner again?Many US workers have had no choice but...

BBC: The problem with perfectionists

When you hear the word ‘perfectionist’, someone may spring to mind nearly instantly – a boss, colleague or even work friend whose...

BBC: The reason employers love online job portals

Applying for jobs online can take hours of candidates’ time. Why do employers favour this kind of process and is there...

BBC: The remote work experiment that upped productivity 13%

For some, working from home is distracting and draining. But one pioneering study that has new relevance found that working from...

BBC: Why email loses out to popular apps in China

In May 2008 I was teaching at a private English school in Yangshuo, a small town in southern China. It is an...

BBC: ‘Horrible’ offices look to tempt back workers

"Many of us spend most of our waking lives in offices and typically they're horrible," says Maciej Markowski, chief executive of spaceOS,...

BBC: ‘How George Floyd’s death changed my Chinese students’

The killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests across the world have prompted many conversations that might never have...

BBC: Coronavirus: Three surprising jobs you can do from home

Many people have had to switch suddenly to working from home during the coronavirus outbreak because of lockdown conditions. Dougal Shaw has...

BBC: What the Dutch can teach the world about remote work

If you’ve been balancing your laptop on a precarious stack of cookbooks, or lamented VPN speed from your kitchen table, you’re not...

NPR: Get A Comfortable Chair: Permanent Work From Home Is Coming

Indefinite. Or even permanent. These are words companies are using about their employees working from home.

BBC: What outdoor space tells us about inequality

Whether it's a small balcony, a home garden, or access to a park, outdoor space has long been a luxury for...

Anouncement

KRANNERT CENTER CANCELS FALL, PUBLIC, IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES

Urbana, IL—In the midst of the global pandemic and ongoing social justice issues, Krannert Center reaffirms its commitment to growth in inclusive, equitable...

University outlines fall plans including remote instruction after fall break

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — All University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign faculty members, staff and students who plan to be on campus this fall –...

Center for Advanced Study appoints seven professors to permanent faculty

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Center for Advanced Study has appointed seven new members to its permanent faculty. CAS professors are selected based on their outstanding scholarship,...

Illinois: Q&A for Maintaining F-1 Student Status in Fall 2020

ISSS will be holding Q&A sessions for students regarding recent guidance from SEVP addressing the requirements for maintaining status during Fall 2020....