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Culturally adapted exercise program helps Hispanic older adults be more active

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Hispanic older adults tend to be one of the most sedentary populations in the U.S., further escalating their increased...

Cholesterol metabolite causes immune system to attack T cells instead of breast cancer, study finds

In breast cancer tumors, a molecule produced when the body breaks down cholesterol hijacks the myeloid immune cells that normally arm...

Illinois archivist’s prize-winning essay reveals Jewish origins of Viennese cuisine

Susanne Belovari’s Viennese roots, her family’s culinary traditions and her years of work as a Holocaust restitution scholar contributed to her new...

Cell-autonomous immunity shaped human evolution

Every human cell harbors its own defenses against microbial invaders, relying on strategies that date back to some of the earliest events...

Rise in labor earnings inequality during pandemic reversed by stimulus, unemployment checks

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Job losses during the pandemic were substantially worse among workers in low-paying jobs, leading to a dramatic increase in...

Illinois professor uses LGBTQ voices in Beirut to understand daily violence, disruption

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Daily life in Beirut is subject to violence and an ever-changing series of disruptions – a reality that residents...

Serengeti leopard population densities healthy but vary seasonally, study finds

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A study of camera-trap data from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania found that leopard population densities in the 3.7-million-acre...

Study: Portable, point-of-care COVID-19 test could bypass the lab

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — As COVID-19 continues to spread, bottlenecks in supplies and laboratory personnel have led to long waiting times for results...

Black girls create a space of their own in ‘Homemade, With Love’ exhibition at KAM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new exhibition opening at Krannert Art Museum examines what it means to create space for Black girls and women...

U of I to lead two of seven new national artificial intelligence institutes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture are announcing an...

Illinois performing arts adapt teaching for fall classes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The performing arts departments at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign are reinventing how they’ll teach in-person classes this fall.

Quick fixes won’t stop sexual harassment in academia, experts say

While many academic institutions are searching for ways to prevent sexual assault and sexual coercion among their faculty members, staff and students,...

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...